Summer 2024: Your Ultimate Guide

From al fresco dining and pop-up terraces to beach days and local lidos, read on for all the fun you can have on your doorstep and beyond

Food & Drink

Al Fresco Dining

Secret courtyards, pavement dining and riverside favourites

Best Terraces & Pop Ups

Pub Gardens

20+ best pub gardens to make the most of the warmer weather


Two seasonal and utterly delicious summer picnic recipes to get you outside with a blanket and bottle of fizz

From refreshing salads to yummy desserts

BBQ Tips

Ice Cream Parlours

With temperatures on the up, we look to the best local ice cream parlours to keep your cool this summer

Fun in the Sun

Water fun

Try these top aqua parks for some summer fun!

The very best spots for an outdoor swim

Parks & gardens

Hidden gems to discover on these stunning strolls

Head out to these great local spots for lunch in the fresh air

Beach vibes