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Four reasons you should book a holiday in October…

Autumn is the best time to enjoy renowned destinations across the UK & Europe, when the warm temperatures of September transition to cool afternoons in October and leaves begin to change in colour, making for great conditions to enjoy a break away…

SPLENDID AUTUMNAL SCENERY

Autumn means stunning natural displays, gorgeous copper and gold colours, and vivid sights of harvest season, making it the ideal time to travel.  It’s your last chance to enjoy the outdoors before it gets too cold in time for winter.  Visit scenic countryside destinations across the UK such as the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District or gorgeous Yorkshire. Enjoy beautiful walks along forested woodlands and picturesque landscapes. Leaves here turn rustic tones of red, yellow and orange forming stunning displays of tree covered hillsides reflected in the lakes – ideal for taking pictures too.

There’s also the chance to travel further afield and explore elegant European cities during fall’s foliage. Enjoy a romantic stroll along the ruby red and gold coloured streets of Paris. Cycle the roads of Amsterdam taking in the picturesque autumnal surroundings. Then there’s the Belgian medieval village of Bruges, Venice of the North, or the postcard-esque mountain backdrops of Lake Como and the scenic Austrian Tyrol, all great leaf-peeping areas to explore in autumn.

FESTIVAL SEASON

Oktoberfest

October offers a multitude of harvest festivals and food and drink celebrations across Europe, giving you the perfect excuse to book a holiday. There is the world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich, one of the main highlights of the German festival calendar, which celebrates Bavarian culture. Or why not visit Belgium and experience the Diksmuide Beer Festival, offering a superb selection of Belgian beers with traditional music and dancing. If you want a taste of the Mediterranean, October is also a busy month in Italy. You have a variety of events dedicated to seasonal produce such as chestnuts, mushrooms and truffles in famous cities such as Tuscany and Torino.

Autumn is also the perfect month to explore the beautiful wine growing regions across Europe, during the harvest season, and travel around artisan markets or relaxing wineries and sample delicious local produce.

FEWER CROWDS AND CHEAPER HOLIDAYS

Fewer people

A short break in October means you can explore popular destinations in more tranquil surroundings and for a better price.  Summer crowds start to leave, locals return to their everyday lives and holiday prices fall! This means you can enjoy the sights at your own pace and avoid the long queues outside key landmarks and without having to pay the expensive summer prices.

NICER TEMPERATURES

Autumn colours

September’s hot temperatures transition into brisk October afternoons, making for great conditions for a rejuvenating escape. Autumn presents the perfect opportunity to get over the summer blues by getting your holiday fix with a quick and cheap city break.

Shearings offer a fabulous collection of autumn holidays for fantastic prices. Explore the collection here  and book early for the best prices.

Sample packages include a 4-day break to Strathpeffer & the Scottish Highlands from only £104pp or 3-days by coach to the Belgian Beer Festival from only £149 per person. 

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Shearings offer a fantastic selection of autumn holidays to stunning destinations. Explore the full collection now and book early for the best prices…

You will also benefit from low deposits from only £25pp and loyalty savings if you book more than one holiday at the same time.

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