April Weather for England
• April averages+8-11°С / humidity 78%
• highest was +19°С
• lowest was +1°С
• expected – +9°С
April weather is changeable. It is getting spring-like warm and sunny. There are often rains during the month.
Downtime in England in April
April in England is slow time. Inrush of tourists falls on the second half of the month. There are still no lines at the sights and museums. Prices for hotel stay are reasonable.
• Grand National Horse Racing falls on April. Location: Aintree Racecourse at Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool city. Ticket prices:
o ~€33 Festival zone
o ~€66 Queen mother roof zone
o ~€50 Lord sefton terrace zone
o ~€110 Platinum lounge zone
• Oxford Chocolate Festival is held in early April. Location: Broad Street. Free admission.
As part of the event: chocolate tastings, meetings with British manufacturers, exhibitions of chocolate sculptures, work-shops in chocolate sculpting, cooking of chocolate goodies.
On rainy April days tourists sightsee in the famous double-deckers – bright red double-decker buses, taking the best places on the second deck. Visitors find Harry Potter’s traces in the cities of Oxford, Gloucester and Durham. Guests of the country take a stroll through the beautiful halls of Croft Castle, in Hertfordshire County and Warwick Castle, in Warwickshire County. Its popularity retains theaters: Empire Theater in Liverpool and Hippodrome Theater in Bristol. After the excursions, travelers have a great time in pubs, such as ‘Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Pub’ in Buxton town, Derbyshire County.
Packing List Items
In April case to England: a pullover or knitted sweater, jeans, closed waterproof shoes at low speed; accessories: a neckerchief, a classic hat of dark tones.
It is better to carry a large umbrella or raincoat with you.
Dress code for racegoers:
• Ladies: hat or headpiece, a modest maxi dress, a skirt max. 5 cm above the knees.
• Gentlemen: classic suit, a dress coat, a vest, a tie, a black or gray cylindrical hat, socks and classic shoes.
Buy tickets to England to jump over the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory of Greenwich, to join the famous Five o’clock tea party, to spend a night at the theater, another one – at the pub, and finally dance at the nightclub. Everything will be foot tapping.