Putting the Brollies Back Up - Making the Most of the End of British Summer

  • 24 August 2023
  • Aggie at pirkx
  • 4 minutes read

Putting the Brollies Back Up - Making the Most of the End of British Summer


As this year’s summer season comes to a close, it’s important to remember that while the days may be getting shorter and the air a tad crisper, there are still plenty of ways to make the most of the season.



Exploring Late UK Summer Getaways:



Late summer is the perfect time for a short getaway to make the most of any lingering warmth. Whether it's a coastal retreat, a countryside escape, or a visit to a historic city, there are plenty of destinations worth a visit right here in the UK. Embrace the opportunity to unwind and recharge before autumn sets in without the hassle of travelling abroad.



Celebrate Outdoor Dining:



Make the most of al fresco dining while the weather still permits. Gather your friends and family for picnics in the park, barbecues in the garden, or a trip to the local pub garden. The end of summer provides the perfect excuse to make the most of those remaining picky bits, so pack up a picnic blanket and enjoy the great outdoors.



Capture a Sunset:



As the days become shorter and the nights a lot longer, take advantage of those final summer sunsets and find a scenic spot to watch the sun go down. Whether it's from a beach, hilltop, or bedroom window, witnessing a sunset can be the perfect way to bid adieu to sunny days.



Get ready for Autumn:



While it may be disappointing to feel the cold kicking in, it's also a perfect excuse to start to look forward to the upcoming autumn season. Use this period to prepare for the transition ahead—clean and store your summer gear, refresh your home with cozy decor, and plan activities for the coming months.



Get Outdoors:



But before the weather gets too chilly, make sure you make the most of outdoor activities that allow you to enjoy the end of the season in full. Go for leisurely hikes, bike rides, or walks in nature reserves to make the most of the great British outdoors while you still can.






While the summer holidays may be drawing to a close, with pirkx making the most of these final few weeks is easier than ever. pirkx members can access their 7% cashback Leisure Gift card which can be used with Away Resorts, Go Ape, National Express, Premier Inn, TGI Fridays, Virgin Experience Days and many more top locations. On top of this, with cashback at Argos, B&M, IKEA and more, pirkx makes getting autumn ready a breeze too, helping you make the most of the end of another British summer.





  • Aggie
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