Paid PostPosted on Aug 26, 201625 Reasons British Summer Is Actually Pretty Damn GreatNo cloud is going to stand in the way of our BBQs. Especially when AO.com has everything you need to enjoy your summer at home, no matter the weather.by AO.comBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. People may think that this is what British summer looks like: Russell James Smith (CC By 2.0) / Via flic.kr And they wouldn't be far off, TBF. 2. But little do they know, it's actually pretty excellent. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @antoniabonello 3. As soon as a whisper of sunshine reveals itself, crowds will gather on the streets outside pubs clutching delicious pints. Courtesy of Faye Thomas 4. Thousands of jugs of Pimm's will be concocted up and down the country. Leon Brocard (CC By 2.0) / Via Flickr: acme 5. And then there's the ALFRESCO DINING PEOPLE. Courtesy of Sadie Gee 6. We have got this picnic thing DOWN. BuzzFeed 7. Even if it's just a cuppa in your garden, IT STILL COUNTS. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @nataliejvclark 8. Because there's nothing like just spending the afternoon sitting in your garden catching some rays. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 9. And chasing down the ice cream van for one of these. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @antoniabonello 10. Or opening the freezer to find a batch of these and feeling like a kid again. Riddy / Getty Images 11. And eating fish and chips by the seaside is basically THE perfect summer day. mpellegr (CC By 2.0) / Via Flickr: niputaidea 12. And the seaside looks like this, FYI. Tim Green (Cc By 2.0) / Via Flickr: atoach 13. Don't bother getting into the "whose park is better" debate, because you WILL lose. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @becksandthehound 14. Like, who could argue with this? BuzzFeed 15. Pub gardens > swanky beach bars all day, every day. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @yazzy_yazzz 16. We're pretty proud of our gardens. alljengi (CC by 2.0)/ / Via Flickr: 27718315@N02 17. And when it comes to the rain, we're pretty patient. Thinkstock 18. It's certainly not a good enough reason to cancel BBQ plans. Jeremy Keith (CC By 2.0) / Via Flickr: adactio 19. We never cancel BBQ plans. View this photo on Instagram Courtesy of Deborah Vickers / Via instagram.com 20. Absolutely never. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tiihko 21. If anything, we embrace the downpour because without it we would never see rainbows. Why would we ever want to deprive ourselves of that joy? jiihacxi (CC By - SA 2.0) / Via Flickr: jiihacxi 22. And is it even a music festival if it doesn't look like this? Paul Townsend (CC By - ND 2.0) / Via Flickr: brizzlebornandbred 23. British pride is best enjoyed during one of the many summer sporting events... Magnus D (CC By 2.0) / Via Flickr: magnus_d 24. ...no matter the weather. Thinkstock 25. But perhaps the best thing about British summer is the fact that us Brits really appreciate it – so much that we'll sit on the floor to enjoy every second. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @ayeshamittal It’s all the little things that make one big summer, and at AO.com, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy all 94 days of it at home, come rain or shine.