22 Incredibly British Things To Do In A Heatwave

17/07/2014 13:35 | Updated 17 July 2014
  • The Huffington Post UK

We're having a heatwave! Sort of. In some parts of the country. So here's how to celebrate it like a true Brit...

  • 1 1. Go to Brighton
  • 2 (No, really)
  • 3 (You can only go to Brighton)
  • 4 2. Go for a paddle
  • 5 3. Eat ice-cream
  • 6 4. Go for a paddle while eating ice-cream
  • 7 5. Fall asleep in a park deckchair
  • 8 6. Fall asleep in a busy public square
  • 9 7. Sunbathe topless (NB. British men only)
  • 10 8. Sunbathe in a park (NB. attractive British women only)
  • 11 9. Sunbathe in a park surrounded by flowers (NB. attractive British women only)
  • 12 10. Carry a parasol (NB. British royalty only)
  • 13 11. Take something that belongs in the sea to an urban lake
  • 14 12. Play in an urban lake with your attractive friends
  • 15 13. Chat with an attractive friend in a park while you both wear bikinis
  • 16 14. Hang around a town centre monument with an attractive friend while you both wear bikinis
  • 17 15. Jump in the sea with all your clothes on
  • 18 16. Stand in an urban fountain without many clothes on
  • 19 17. Stand like this in an urban fountain without many clothes on
  • 20 18. Put a hat on a dog
  • 21 19. Let a dog lick your face
  • 22 20. Let a child lick your ice cream
  • 23 21. Get horribly sunburnt
  • 24 22. Be prepared for it to start p***ing it down at any moment

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