Autumn holidays

A man looking at a sunny countryside scene with his arms open wide

Escape the everyday on a short break in England this autumn and discover experiences off the beaten track and culture without the queues. Find the best romantic autumn breaks and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your autumn staycation. Please be sure to check with any relevant attraction's website for up-to-date information on opening times and restrictions before travelling.

A man looking at a sunny countryside scene with his arms open wide

Escape the everyday on a short break in England this autumn and discover experiences off the beaten track and culture without the queues. Find the best romantic autumn breaks and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your autumn staycation. Please be sure to check with any relevant attraction's website for up-to-date information on opening times and restrictions before travelling.

Escape the everyday on a short break in England this autumn and discover experiences off the beaten track and culture without the queues. Find the best romantic autumn breaks and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your autumn staycation. Please be sure to check with any relevant attraction's website for up-to-date information on opening times and restrictions before travelling.

Things to do in autumn

Image through the trees of the House in the Clouds

9 ways to escape the everyday in Suffolk

Explore olde-worlde towns, big-name breweries and scenic seaside hot spots on a trip to this East Anglian gem.

The historic bascule lifting bridge over the River Thames, Tower Bridge built in the late 19th century. Dusk, sunset. Flat calm water, and the cityscape of the city of London financial and business district in the background.

9 ways to escape the everyday in London

Take some time out to explore iconic landmarks and hidden gems in one of the most famous cities in the world.

Man climbing up cliff face in the Peak District

6 places to visit to kick off autumn in style

Ditch the daily routine and discover your favourite English locations from a brand-new perspective.

A woman walking through the narrow historic streets of York, North Yorkshire.

40+ things to do this Autumn

Find exciting activities and things to do this autumn with our selection of autumn break ideas.

An exhibition inside the Natural History Museum in Kensington, London.

80+ Indoor activities for families

Come rain or shine, these indoor activities are open and willing to help you keep the kids entertained all autumn long.

A couple on the North Cornish coast, walking along the clifftops. A red Classic Jaguar car parked.

6 of the best road trips in autumn

In need of a post-lockdown road trip? Hit the road this autumn and take in some of England's best sights.

A traditional steam train in the North York Moors National Park.

10 of the best heritage train routes

Go back in time on a steam-powered trip down one of England's thrilling heritage rail routes.

Two people cycling down a road in the Peak District, England.

7 spectacular cycling routes for autumn

Get active and explore some of England's most scenic countryside this autumn on a circular cycling route.

Sunday Roast at The Hinds Head, Bray

7 tasty breaks for autumn

From sea-fresh oysters to oven-fresh baked goods, these world famous food spots are ideal for a tasty autumn break.

Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, a key filming location for Netflix's The Crown.

15 historic places to take the kids this half term

Pique your family's curiosity at one of these historic spots and create memories that will last for decades to come

A clear shot of the night sky in the Northumberland National Park.

10 must-do activities in England's National Parks

From stargazing in Northumberland to setting sail along the Broads, our National Parks are home to unique and unmissable activities.

Langdale Pikes in the Lake District, one of England's best spots for an autumn walk.

6 scenic walks perfect for autumn

Discover the best colours that autumn has to offer on one of these scenic walks, found across the country.

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