As summer draws to a close, crisp orange leaves, cosy knitwear, bonfire smoke and pumpkin spiced lattes enter our thoughts once more.
There are endless towns and cities that offer stunning autumnal backdrops, from the snow-capped mountains of Wales to the cobbled roads of Bruges, here are some ideas for the best places to experience during the winter months!
The Cotswolds, England
If you’re looking for a slice of traditional England and the chance to relax and unwind, then this is the perfect destination for you. With quaint villages tucked between vast, rolling hills, these beautiful town is even more stunning beneath the tones of autumn. Whether you fancy hiring some bikes and taking a ride through the picturesque landscape, or wish to visit one of the many beautiful historic houses and gardens, there is something for everyone to experience this autumn.
The colours, sounds and smells of Snowdonia in autumn create the most magical experience, with red and golden hues of towering trees, contrasting against the lush green fields, and deep blue sea. It’s the perfect opportunity to make use of thick knitwear and winter wellies! Explore the ancient woodland of Glynllifon Park, see the countryside from a new perspective on the Talyllyn Railway, or just relax with a hot beverage in front of a roaring fire.
It’s hot chocolate season in Paris, this combined with the beautiful landscapes and snow dusted winding pathways creates a fairytale setting for your autumn holiday. Cosy up with a good book in a Parisian cafe, enjoy a warming mug of chocolat chaud, and watch the world hurry by or enjoy the cultural delights as you’ve never seen them before, with glittering lights and the promise of snow!
This beautiful medieval fairy-tale town is transformed into a magical winter destination, with cobbled lanes and dreamy canals reflecting the vibrant seasonal colours.
Where is your favourite winter destination?