Summer: June, July & Aug
Summer is high season. Long daylight hours means it’s light until late, perfect for evening drives, drinks outside in a pub garden, more time to see more things. Think English gardens, woodland, parks and countryside at their most glorious.
Food and music festivals are held in summer, it’s a great time for canal boat holidays, picnics by the river, cricket matches on village greens.
In addition to those featured below, key festivals include:
UK school holidays run from early/mid July to end August, beginning of September.