Autumn holidays

A group of people walking down a road in the countryside in Autumn.

Escape the everyday on a short break or day out in England this autumn 2021. Find the best romantic breaks, days out and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your staycation. 

 

A group of people walking down a road in the countryside in Autumn.

Escape the everyday on a short break or day out in England this autumn 2021. Find the best romantic breaks, days out and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your staycation. 

 

Escape the everyday on a short break or day out in England this autumn 2021. Find the best romantic breaks, days out and family activities in the UK with our guide below and start planning your staycation. 

 

Things to do

Woman pushing two children in a wheelbarrow, Undley Pumpkin Patch & Maize, Suffolk, England.

Where to pick your own fruit this autumn

Grab your wellies and get into the autumn mood at some of England's best pumpkin patches and popular pick-your-own farms.

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.

View of Stonehenge from across a field on a sunny day

Top English Heritage sites

From epic castles to concealed caves, there are plenty of ways to Escape the everyday at an English Heritage site near you.

Best winter things to do in England

14 of the cosiest places to visit in autumn and winter

As temperatures begin to fall, now is the ideal time to curl up with a good book in a super-cute tea room or visit one of London’s lesser known museums.

Fountain and lake at Kew Gardens in autumn

11 autumn gardens to visit on a day out

Surround yourself in fiery foliage, ripe berries and crunchy leaves in these beautiful gardens.

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.

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

7 spectacular cycling routes

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

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

6 of the best road trips

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

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

15 historic places to take the kids in 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.

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