Best Things To Do This Winter In The UK

Just because the temperatures are getting chilly and the days a little shorter, that doesn't mean we shouldn't still be going out and living our best lives. So if you're looking for somewhere to visit during the jacket season? We've got the lowdown right here. From immersive cocktail experiences and bottomless brunches to sushi classes and adult-sized ball pits, here are the best things to do in the UK this winter.

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Last updated on 26th June 2024

UK-Wide: The Brunch Club

Taking its wild events to cities all across the UK, The Brunch Club is making sure your weekends are never boring this winter. Whether you're in Brighton or Newcastle, Cardiff or Portsmouth, these guys will offer you a themed bash that'll blow your socks off.

Liverpool: Punch Tarmey's

Looking for a taste of Ireland in Liverpool? Head to Punch Tarmey's, the biggest authentic Irish pub in town, located in Cains Brewery Village. With five venues under one roof, including a traditional pub, brewery, heated courtyard, and retro gaming arcade, there's something for everyone. 

Somerset: Thatchers Cider Tour

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Located in stunning Somerset, Thatchers' Cider Tours takes you through one of the best things to do this winter in the UK for adults. Be guided around Myrtle Farm for a fascinating experience seeing where the magic happens. The best part? You'll of course get to try a few of the bevvies yourself.

Stoke-On-Trent: Factory Floor

If you're looking for the best things to do in the UK in January, then visit Stoke-On-Trent's Factory Floor at The Quarter Potbank. Watch live entertainment from up-and-coming artists and tribute bands, plus party into the early hours with its killer DJ nights.

UK-Wide: Bada Bingo

Bada Bingo is bigger and better than ever. Hitting up Buzz Bingos across the nation, they're bringing in RuPaul's Drag Race stars and famous DJs, as well as non-stop bangers, cracking prizes and plenty of raving for one of the best winter activities in the UK.

Newcastle: The WonderBar

Really lean into the jacket season over at The WonderBar, where scrumptious grub and warming drinks reign supreme. But they'll also be keeping you entertained with a top-notch roster of events, from drag-doused bingo and live music to quiz nights.

UK-Wide: Junkyard Golf Club

Take cover this winter in a neon-lit, quirky playground featuring four 9-hole courses and innovative cocktails. Tickets to Junkyard Golf Club start from £9.50 per person and it boasts locations across the UK in the likes of Newcastle, Liverpool and beyond. Look forward to innovative cocktails too, such as Creepy Clown, topped with vanilla cream and sprinkles, plus Disco Is Dead, served in a glitter ball. 

Glasgow: ARTA

Nestled in Glasgow's Merchant City, ARTA is a Mediterranean hubbub of fantastic events that you need to add to your UK winter itinerary. Not only can you catch live tribute show of The Greatest Showman and ABBA nights, but also comedy drag shows that'll be a hoot and a half.