The beer gardens become obsolete, the shorts get put to the bottom drawer, and that sunny holiday you had seems all but a distant memory.
Yup, that’s right, welcome to autumn folks. But wait, there is no need to get all gloom – check out our top tips for things to do this autumn!
Musicport Festival – Whitby (16th – 18th October)
Blow away those summer blues by checking out over 50 acts in one indoor venue. This three day event will take you through a world of music. Indulge in acts from Denmark, Peru, Zimbabwe, Bosnia, Tanzania, Mali, Iran and Egypt. With its friendly feel good vibes, what better way to spend an autumn weekend…and finish it off with some world famous Whitby fish ‘n’ chips.
Scaresville – Suffolk (throughout October)
If you are a fan of the ghoulish things, then this haunted village is a must. With the witching hour most prominent in October, journey through dark rooms, forests and farmlands to get that adrenaline pumping. Set in the grounds of a large Tudor house, who knows what ghosts still tread its paths.
The Great Bath Feast – Bath (1st– 31st October)
Board of those autumn stews? Well, tantalise your taste buds at this year’s Great Bath Feast. Previous attendees include Mary Berry, Raymond Blanc and the Fabulous Baker Brothers, so we know you will certainly grab some inspiration. You can also dine with the Mad Hatter at the Alice in Wonderland inspired dinner. And wash it down the rabbit hole with a good old gin tasting.
Scottish International Storytelling Festival – Edinburgh (23rd – 1st November)
If you are suffering from boxset overdose, enjoy these tales of the past mixed with modern yarns. Discover stories inspired by Scotland’s ceilidh traditions and sense of togetherness. And with most events held in Edinburgh’s Old Town, this festival will transport you back to Auld Reekie.
Did we miss any? Tell us what autumn delights are going on near you.