Well several really. It means chocolate, bunnies, Easter bonnet parade at school if you have kids, and the most important – the bank holiday weekend! In tomorrow’s blog we’ll be dishing the deals on where to go and what to do over the long weekend – be sure to check back!
Easter in London is also somewhat of a changeable month when it comes to the weather. If you are considering moving to London then you may have heard about the awful weather that you will have to experience. The truth is, that talking about the weather in England is something of a national pastime. As a foreigner it is however not acceptable to moan about the weather. A little English quirk that will probably take some getting used to.
The weather in London is not as bad as you might expect although the winters can be cold because they are accompanied by rain and sleet, which make travelling in London a slippery and often potentially dangerous choice. Another reason why it is always best to use the public transport system. It does rain a lot in London and England as a whole, but the summers are particularly fine and hot and you’ll soon be like a Londoner who rushes out in a strappy vest at the first sign of spring.
What is absolutely outstanding is the magnificent changes of the seasons and if you are lucky enough to live in London for a year or more, you will be treated to some of the most stunning displays of nature. There are a number of parks in London and it is one of the most treed cities in the world, so you’ll have a chance to marvel at the delicate signs of spring that make their way through the earth just when you think you cannot stand another moment of winter.
The displays of spring flowers in the parks in London will have you out and about in no time at all. Spring seems to meander slowly into summer after Easter and you’ll start feeling the heat, especially if you live in the city, during May. June, July and August are the summer months in England and most people take their yearly vacation at this time of year to make the most of the warm temperatures and the longer day light hours. It can stay light until at least 10 pm during the height of summer, so you’ll be able to enjoy long walks in the balmy evening air through the verdant parks and neighborhoods of London.
Autumn, or Fall as it is known as in America, is one of the most beautiful seasons in London. Not yet cold enough for a winter coat, the air is crisp and yet it is still warm enough to sit outdoors and enjoy a last picnic before the cold of winter sets in. the great thing abo9ut most homes in London is that they are centrally heated. All you have to do is switch on your central heating at the beginning of winter and you’ll have a cozy and warm London apartment waiting for you at the end of the day. Living in London offers so much in terms of changing weather and it will give you the chance to see the seasons change and the beauty of city living.