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Student Holidays: Things to Do in Summer for Students

Summer’s is still here! There is still two weeks to enjoy the long sunny days. There’s a whole world out there, so let’s hit the road and find some good times.

Here’s 7 ways to make the most of the summer. With an open mind and an open road, student holidays needn’t cost the Earth.

But before you set out on any trips this summer, read our list of essential car checks to make before a long journey!

One: Road Trip!

Fill your car with friends and snacks and hit the road in search of adventure!

Maybe we don’t have the endless roads and the sprawling deserts you see in American road movies. But there’s still loads to see here in the UK.

Check our list of the 7 best road trips in the UK and get ready to get inspired!

Two: Festival Fever!

One thing we definitely do better than any country in the world – summer music festivals!

There’s dozens to choose from every summer to suit every taste.

And before you hit the road, here’s 27 festival essentials no girl should be without. Check out our guide to festival glitter make up ideas too!

Three: See the Sea!

The UK has around 7,000 miles of coastline to explore, and there’s no better time to see it than during those warm summer months.

So whether you want to bed down with a book and a picnic, or create your own beach party with friends and a Bluetooth speaker, now’s the time to head for the coast!

Four: City Break!

Every UK city has its own unique character, and some are so close together that it’s possible to sample a completely different slice of life in a matter of hours.

This summer, why not take in a city you’ve never visited before? London alone promises enough adventures to last a lifetime, but there’s also much to see in Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cardiff… anywhere, really!

Just drive to a city, park up, and have a wander with an open mind.

Five: Visiting Friends!

If you’re at uni, you’ve no doubt got scores of friends scattered across the country, all just as eager to make the most of the summer as you are.

So why not visit them to explore their part of the world together?

Six: Take a Hike!

The UK has some of the most epic views and awe-inspiring landscape in the world, and you can see it all for next to nothing.

Here’s a list of the 10 most beautiful walks in the UK to get you started.

Seven: History!

OK, so you probably want a break from all that studying and learning. But there are hundreds of historical sites to visit in the UK, from beautiful stately homes to awesome ancient monuments.

Take a look at the National Trust site and the English Heritage site to find something fascinating near you.

One Last Thing!

Do all your summer travelling with total peace of mind with our student car insurance! We’ve got the right cover at the right price, and you can get a quote and buy online in minutes.