Staycation Britain says ‘hey, ho’ to August wind and rain

The UK is drenched by record rainfall. But visitors in and around Stratford-upon-Avon are making the best of it

At the end of a summer’s afternoon in Stratford-upon-Avon, Jennifer Nash shivers, adjusts the scarf around her neck and pulls the hood of her anorak over her head. “If it was nice we’d be walking around doing things – we’d go out on the boats,” she says, surveying the cold grey water of the Avon and the equally grey skies in the distance. “But instead we’re just going to go back to the hotel and get warm.”

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