The February Fix
Updated: Jul 25, 2022
Did you set a new years resolution to get out of London more? So did we! Wash Doctors is introducing it’s lifestyle fix - from wild walks and cosy pubs to family outings. Expect tips and tricks to getting us Londoners finding fun activities close to home or out in the fresh air discovering Britain’s finest.
This week our Head of Growth, Ellie, discovers delicious delights by the seaside and escapes to Thailand-upon-Kew.
CLOSE TO HOME: escape into winter paradise at Kew’s Thai Orchids Festival
Image source: Oli Scarff / Getty Images Europe
Where: Kew Gardens, London
When: Until Sunday 11th March
Price: Family tickets from £23.
Getting there: Parking from £7 a day, or a short walk from Kew Gardens Station.
Unfortunately, no dogs allowed.
We’re all culprits of missed opportunities on our doorstep. Immerse yourself in some visual fodder this weekend, as Kew celebrates Thailand’s magnificent plant life and vibrant culture.
Discover the magic of orchids in Thai culture, medicine and cuisine, then sit down for some Thai sweet and savoury afternoon tea. Displays include some seriously Insta-worthy handcrafted Thai umbrellas, an exquisite Bang Pa-In inspired orchid palace and a special Thai cart on loan from Thailand’s embassy in London.
Spend your time exploring with the family, and we’ll have your car smelling as fresh as an orchid by the time you get back. Download the app today.
A DRIVE AWAY: windswept walks and Foodie festivities in Rye this weekend
Image source: Beside the sea holidays. Rye’s small boats return daily from the deep, clean and high-salinity waters of Rye Bay.
Where: Rye Bay Scallop Festival, East Sussex
When: 24-25th February
Getting there: Approximately 78 miles, just a 2 hour drive from London or 1 hour 45 minute train from Kings Cross St Pancras.
It’s been 16 years since the coastal East Sussex town of Rye celebrated its first Rye Bay Scallop Festival - welcoming Britons all over to enjoy these succulent molluscs at their peak sweetness! The seaside town will be taken over by events and restaurant tastings. Learn more about the festivities.
Not feeling fishy? The town overlooks salt marshes stretching down to Rye Harbour beach and Camber Sands - why not take an exhilarating 7-mile sandy coastal dune walk and end up in a local pub (scallops or no scallops!). Book a table ahead now.
Don’t worry about those sandy socks on the drive home, our Wash Doctor Interior service can take care of the nitty gritty whilst you focus on the blue sky thinking. Download the app today.