In case you haven’t noticed, the UK’s rooftop game is stronger than ever and to ensure you’re up to date with all the coolest sky-high hangouts, DesignMyNight have handed over their top 10 picks across the UK. Whether you’re having bottomless brunch at a rooftop beach or drinking Pimms on a sun-drenched terrace in Cambridge, start layering on your factor 50 ’cause here are the best places to soak up some vitamin D this summer.
Aviary – London Aviary isn’t your average rooftop, ladies and gents. Sat at the top of the Montcalm Royal London House Hotel, this stylish hotspot offers jaw-dropping views of London’s skyline and its iconic buildings. Featuring a sea of exuberant furniture, it’s the perfect place to settle down and gawp at The Gherkin and The Shard, with a cocktail in hand. IMAGE PROVIDED BY AVIARY
The Varsity Rooftop – Cambridge There are a billion and one reasons to visit Cambridge – and The Varsity Roof Terrace happens to be one of them. Overlooking the city’s historic buildings, you’ll struggle to find a better vantage point to take in postcard views of Cambridge. This spot might only be open until 8pm, but it’s a winner for watching the sun go down. IMAGE PROVIDED BY THE VARSITY ROOFTOP
Bohemia – Brighton Bohemia’s roof terrace has somehow managed to stay under the radar, so take our advice and soar to the sky before word gets out. The intimate terrace is home to a Veuve Clicquot theme, so expect plenty of fizz-fuelled nights at this Brighton gem. IMAGE PROVIDED BY BOHEMIA FACEBOOK PAGE
Roof East – London Growing-up isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, is it? That’s why Roof East have thrown all responsibility out the window this summer, in a bid to bring you a sky-high adult playground. Home to crazy golf, American-style batting cages and a roller disco, this pop-up is all about fun and games. If you want something a little less strenuous, settle down with a bag of popcorn at the Rooftop Film Club. IMAGE PROVIDED BY ROOF EAST 10 Rooftops You Need to Visit This Summer | HuffPost UK