It’s August Bank Holiday and while many people are enjoying the gorgeous weather many of us want to get inside where it’s a bit cooler.
So what better place to spend the peak hours of sunshine than the supermarket doing the weekly shop.
Most larger chains have reduced hours for the bank holiday so if you want to get some last minute items for a bank holiday barbecue then here’s what you need to know.
Click here for the supermarket opening times for Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Lidl.
Opening hours for Morrisons
Most Morrisons stores will operate slightly reduced hours on Monday, opening between 8am to 7pm, instead of 10pm.
Opening hours for Waitrose
Some Waitrose stores have slightly reduced opening hours on bank holiday Monday, ranging from 10am to 6pm in some stores and 8am to 8pm in others.
Some larger stores are completely unaffected, opening during their regular hours of 7am to 10pm.
As always, check on the Waitrose website to be on the safe side.
Opening hours for Asda
Most Asda branches are operating slightly reduced hours for the bank holiday, although the opening and closing times vary hugely across different stores.
Some of their larger stores which are normally open until 11am will close at 8pm and many of their 24 hour stores are not open around the clock either.
Check out the Asda website to see the full range of opening hours.
Opening hours for Iceland
The opening hours for Iceland stores vary across branches but most seem to be unaffected by the bank holiday.
Once again, head over to Iceland’s website to check the opening times of your local branch.
What is the weather forecast for bank holiday Monday?
Well it looks like it’s going to be another scorcher.
Temperatures hit an August bank holiday high of 33.3C (92F) at Heathrow yesterday and sunseekers can expect more of the same with a hot start to the week.
Thousands of fans at a sold-out Headingly in Leeds baked in the sunshine on Saturday as England kept their Ashes hopes alive thanks to a scorching innings by Ben Stokes.
And hundreds of thousands of people enjoyed what is thought to be the hottest Notting Hill Carnival ever in west London.
The Met Office is forecasting that today will be very much the same.