Go to a festival
www.efestivals.co.uk is a site that lists around 65 festivals that are happening this summer.
Watch a sunset
Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula has been voted one of the best places in the world to
watch the sun go down. www.enjoygower.com
Catch your own supper
There’s plenty to eat out there in the wilderness if you know what to look for and where
to look for it. www.wilderness-survival.net shows you what’s edible and what’s not.
Cook on a real campfire
www.bushcraftliving.com has plenty of useful information for making the most of the
outdoors, including articles that teach you skills like how to build a decent fire (even if
you’ve run out of matches).
Make your own ice lollies
When the ice cream man doesn’t come down your street, you gotta learn to make your
Sleep under the stars
Before you nod off, look up and see which constellations you can spot.
www.astronomytoday.com will show you what to look for.
Get some sand between your toes
www.goodbeachguide.co.uk is an online guide with a description, photo and map for
each of 1,200 beaches in the UK and Ireland.
Swim in the sea
Nothing like a dip in the ocean to cool down on a hot summer day. www.blueflag.org is
the eco-label awarded to over 3,200 of the safest and cleanest beaches and marinas in
36 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Canada and the Caribbean.
Go out on your bike all day and don't come back until it gets dark
More daylight = more riding. Locate routes near you using online mapping or browse
the suggested rides at www.sustrans.org.uk
Pick some wild fruit and make a pie
Remember when you used to go fruit picking with mum? Now is the best time to go find
all those great British berries and make a delicious pie. www.edenfoods.com has
recipes for all the best summer desserts.