Things To Do This Summer In The UK

Whether you fancy hitting up a festival or getting stuck into a quirky outdoor activity, there are be plenty of choices for how to spend your time across our island nation in the (hopefully) hotter months. Luckily for you, we've created a handy guide of the top things to do this summer in the UK, so you can spend your days wisely. 

Last updated on 24th June 2022




For things to do this weekend in the UK, Factory Floor has you covered. Think themed nights out, comedy shows, Peaky Blinders events and more on various dates across the summer months, all at a reasonable price.

If you're looking for things to do in the UK for families, and you happen to live near or be visiting the West Midlands, you should mosey over to Social Eats Food & Music Festival. Popping up at outdoor venues across the region, it's offering tasty grub, live musicians and more.

To spice up your summertime bingo and dabbers action, look no further than heading to one of Mecca Bingo's Legends Tribute Nights, which are taking place at venues across the country. Start with a game, before enjoying an artist from the 80s, 90s or 00s.

Taking place in the beer gardens of Fuller's pubs across London, Surrey and beyond, Shakespeare in the Garden is the chance to see some of the bard's greatest tales performed live in a relaxed setting. So, grab a pint at the bar and settle back to enjoy the show.

Skylight's rooftops in Tobacco Dock and Peckham are offering up all kinds of happenings across the warmer months, including summer parties or cocktail masterclasses. Head to these beautiful settings that front sweeping views of the city and cocktails galore.

Zandernation's Bounce Bingo is the place to challenge your mates to a game, alongside plenty of other mad happenings like dance-offs and competing for star prizes. All of this is accompanied by bangin' tunes spun from the DJ's decks.

If you've been inspired by this quintessentially British pastime, then The Big Bakes are the events for you. This sees you go head-to-head with other pairs, making it onto our list of fun things to do in the UK for couples throughout summer.

Taking place in cities across the UK throughout the warmer months, The Great Game Treasure Hunts are a great way to get your brain in gear, go on a unique tour and win a cool prize. Crack clues and solve puzzles until 'X' marks the spot, which is a pub where you'll get 20% off your bill.

From spicy momo eating contests to bottomless brunch in the sun and garden parties on bank holiday Sundays, GRUB is packing in a whole loads of summer events. To top it off, you can dig into street food or sip cocktails too.

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Did somebody say dance offs and non-stop games? Bonkers Bingo just did. Make your way to this much-loved event spanning the country for fun-packed entertainment, alongside flowing bevvies. You won't want to miss out on this.

Make your way to Ashridge House in Hertfordshire this summer for plenty of non-stop antics. Whether you're looking to check out the coolest wheels at a car show, watch a late-night movie under the stars at a pop-up cinema, or go for a picnic, this spot has got you covered.

From the Pembrokeshire Coast to Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons, Wales has some pretty stunning national parks waiting to be explored. Whether adventurous activities or gentle coastal strolls are your thing, there's something to satisify you here.