the times presents 50 wonderful things to do in the british isles, rather than swan off abroad.
"the British Isles are at their best in summer, and it’s plain daft to clear off just when the party’s in full swing. We’ve chosen 50 of our personal summer favourites: we may be wilfully subjective and wildly opinionated, but we reckon they’re the best of their kind – and each is another reason why the best holiday in Europe is right on your doorstep."
my personal favourite? number eleven:
THE WORLD WORM CHARMING CHAMPIONSHIP
the website is here