Stuck for plans now the Olympics are over? Then might we suggest that you take a road trip throughout the entire United Kingdom, trusty Royal Mail map in hand, and hunt down every special commemorative postbox that they’ve littered throughout the land? Just kidding, that sounds utterly tedious. But we have to admit we are fans of the new gold-painted attractions that have been revamped in the hometown of every gold medal-winning British athlete. They may not be thrilling enough to trek across the country for, but if you live near one they’re definitely worth a look and, dare we say it, a cheeky Instagram snap. Julia Graham
Find your closest golden postbox.