Although Covid-19 has had a detrimental effect on social aspects of life, slowly but surely things are finally returning to normality, with travel restrictions on holidaying abroad ; why not treat yourself to one of the many excellent domestic events. From all day excursions at the Chelsea flower show to the perfect weekend away in the Scottish Highlands we are here to cater for your every need. Our dedicated 24/7 concierge is on hand to help you plan the perfect getaway, from your accommodation needs to restaurant reservations , you can entrust us with confidence to plan your perfect getaway.
Some of the upcoming events in June include :
Investec Derby, Epsom Downs Race Course, Surrey, south-east England
4 – 5 June
The world’s most famous flat race will see riders and owners in pursuit of one of the richest prizes in British racing on 5 June, with the famous Ladies’ Day held the day before on 4 June.
Visitors can put their finger on the pulse of Bristol’s incredible street art scene during Upfest. Europe’s biggest street art and graffiti festival is set to feature even more inspirational pieces around the city. Past years have seen over 300 artists give a brand new look to 40 venues – plenty to inspire when exploring Bristol’s charming streets.
Man v Horse Marathon, Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales
The Man versus Horse Marathon is an annual 22-mile race, where runners compete against riders on horseback, in the Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells. The event started in 1980 after a pub landlord overheard two drinkers discussing the merits of men and horses running over mountainous terrain. The course was changed in 1982 to provide a more even match between the man and the horse, but it took until 2004 before a man finally beat a horse.
Queen’s Birthday / Trooping the Colour, London, England
June – exact Saturday TBC
Trooping the Colour is the annual celebration of the Queen’s official birthday. Otherwise known as The Queen’s Birthday Parade, it’s a colourful display of military pageantry featuring impressive officers and men on parade in ceremonial uniform, as well as horses and musicians. The Queen always attends the ceremony, which takes place on Horse Guards Parade behind Whitehall, London.
Royal Ascot, Berkshire, south-east England
15 – 19 June
Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution and a major focus of the British social calendar, as well as being the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world. Tradition, pageantry, fashion and style all mix together, as well as around 30 races over five days.
Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight, south England
17 – 20 June
This popular music festival on the famous island situated off the south coast of England has an impressive musical heritage stretching back to Bob Dylan (who performed here in 1969) and Jimi Hendrix (who took to the stage in 1970). Recent headliners have included Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro.
The Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh, Scotland
One of Scotland’s most iconic events, the Royal Highland Show is a major highlight of the Scottish country calendar and firmly established as one of Europe’s most impressive celebrations of farming, food and rural life.
Jane Austen Regency Week, Hampshire, south England
19 – 27 June
This nine-day festival is packed with all things Austen. It takes place in and around the market town of Alton and nearby Chawton, the home of Jane Austen’s House & Museum. Expect Regency-style music, dining, drama, singing, talks and guided walks and tours, as well as the famous Regency Ball.
Stonehenge Summer Solstice, Wiltshire, south-west England
Every year visitors from around the world gather at Stonehenge overnight to celebrate the Summer Solstice and watch the sun rise over the stones. It’s the most important day of the year at Stonehenge and a truly magical time to visit. The celebration brings together England’s New Age Tribes (neo-druids, neo-pagans and Wiccans) with ordinary families, tourists, travellers and party people.
Wimbledon Tennis Championships, London, England
28 June – 11 July
Arguably the most famous tennis tournament in the world, the Wimbledon Championships have been played since 1877 and tickets are always in fierce demand. The championships start at the end of June
, and last approximately two weeks, or until all events are complete. The club operates a public ballot (lottery) for advanced sales of Centre, No. 1 and No. 2 court tickets.