Summer’s here – and so are your holiday essentials

Garden thermometers are consistently showing temperatures above freezing, t-shirt tans are out in force and ice cream vans are enjoying their annual week of roaring trade. All of this can only mean one thing – the British summer is here.

As the kids break up and reports roll in that the UK is hotter than Barcelona, Bangkok and Honolulu, the British population will be making the most of our glorious weather by jetting off to Barcelona, Bangkok and Honolulu instead…

So, if you’re heading somewhere where the good weather is likely to last more than 48 hours, here are some of our holiday essentials:




Beach bag



Sun hats