While we may be confined to our homes and small outdoor gatherings of six people or fewer, there are a surprising number of fun things to do while socially distancing, or from the comfort of your computer!

Doll yourself up and head to the Royal Ascot (online, that is)

While the Royal Ascot is taking place with no spectators, you can tune in online to watch live races and participate in fun competitions. Make sure to doff your best hat!

Take a stroll around the Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Treat your family to a truly royal day out by visiting the gardens at Hampton Court Palace. You can step back in time and experience the stunning gardens where Henry VII, his wives, and children lived. Book online to secure your timed entry.

Indulge in a delicious Peruvian meal from COYA Mayfair

COYA is a brilliant Peruvian restaurant that is known for its gorgeous weekend brunches. They’re now delivering for sumptuous feasts – be sure to order their crocantes con guacamole, or their legendarily rich papa seca, a dish of Peruvian potatoes, wild mushrooms and truffles. Order on their website for delivery or takeaway.

Celebrate Father’s Day with some fun outdoor games

This Father’s Day weekend, challenge your dad to match of croquet, boules, or giant dominoes. You can find these garden games and so many more online – order them with overnight delivery and you’ll be having a blast by Sunday.

Learn some new recipes at The Virtual Foodies Festival

While we expected that the Foodies Festival would be cancelled, they’ve restructured their event so that it can happen online! From 11 am on Saturday, hop online and join MasterChef winners and famous chefs, as well as live music from Toploader. You’ll learn some new summer recipes and the delicate art of Prosecco tasting.

Order an Interactive Burger Kit to experience a burger in a whole new way

Are you craving something a little bit different? Along with games company Ginger Fox, Bite Me Burger has released an interactive feasting experience. A juicy burger and a fun card game called “Don’t Be a Dik-Dik” – you’ll have a blast!

See what’s new on Streaming Services

Head over to Amazon Prime to watch Judd Apatow’s newest film The King of Staten Island, written with and starring SNL funnyman Pete Davidson. On Netflix, you’ll find the latest Spike Lee joint, “Da Five Bloods,” the story of four Black Vietnam war vets who return to the country to find the body of their fallen friend, not to mention some buried gold.

Head to London Zoo to gaze at the animals!

London Zoo has finally reopened, with all kinds of new social distancing measures in place and timed entry. This is excellent news for families (and kids at heart) who are craving something fun, educational, and exciting after staring at the same four walls for months on end — Book online for timed entry.


Did we miss any fun or interesting things on your radar? Let us know in the comment section, and have a great weekend!

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