As the leaves turn golden and a chill fills the air, autumn arrives in all its splendor, bringing with it a host of exciting events across the UK. Whether you're a thrill-seeker, a fan of family adventures, or someone who simply enjoys the cosy vibes of autumn, there's something for everyone.
Here's a roundup of must-visit autumn events happening in various UK locations:
Get ready to don your lederhosen and raise a stein at Alton Towers' Oktoberfest celebration. Running until the 1st of October, this lively event offers a taste of Bavaria with traditional music, delicious food, and, of course, a wide array of beers to choose from. It's the perfect way to kick off the autumn season with a touch of German flair. Learn more
Prepare for spine-tingling scares at Alton Towers' Scarefest! From the 7th to the 31st of October, the theme park transforms into a realm of haunted houses, creepy mazes, and eerie characters that will send shivers down your spine. If you're a fan of all things spooky, this event is not to be missed. Learn more
Light up your autumn nights with the Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular at Alton Towers from the 3rd to the 5th of November. This dazzling display of fireworks and pyrotechnics promises to be a breathtaking experience for the whole family. A perfect way to celebrate Bonfire Night in style. Learn more
Uttoxeter Train Station: Uttoxeter station is the nearest train station to Alton Towers, just 10 miles from the resort. Uttoxeter station is just a 20 minute drive away from the resort or 30 minutes by bus.
Stoke on Trent Station: Stoke on Trent rail station is 15 miles from Alton Towers Resort. A local taxi would take around 25 minutes to the resort.
Derby Train Station: Derby train station is around 25 miles from Alton Towers. From there you will need to order a taxi or a car service to arrive at the resort in around 50 minutes to one hour.
Join the beloved Gruffalo and friends on an autumn adventure at Chessington World of Adventures. Running from the 6th of September to the 13th of October, this family-friendly event offers interactive fun and activities inspired by the popular children's book series. It's an enchanting experience for young explorers. Learn more
As the days grow shorter, Chessington's Howl’o’ween celebration comes to life from the 7th to the 30th of October. Prepare for spooky surprises, bewitching entertainment, and the perfect blend of frights and delights for the whole family. Learn more
Looking ahead to the festive season, Chessington's Winters Tail event from the 25th of November to the 31st of December promises a magical winter wonderland experience. It's an enchanting way to kick off your holiday celebrations. Learn more
For those who enjoy a leisurely round of golf with a twist, LEGOLAND's Adventure Golf is now open. It offers a fun and challenging experience set amidst the world of LEGO. It's a fantastic activity for families and LEGO enthusiasts. Learn more
Get ready for a spooktacular experience at LEGOLAND's Brick or Treat event, running from the 28th of September to the 5th of November. Enjoy LEGO-themed Halloween fun, including costume contests, pumpkin building, and more. It's a brick-tastic way to celebrate the season. Learn more
As the holiday season approaches, LEGOLAND at Christmas is set to delight visitors on selected dates from the 24th of November. Experience festive LEGO builds, meet Santa, and enjoy seasonal treats in a magical LEGO setting. Learn more
Thorpe Park Resort invites you to embrace the spirit of Oktoberfest, running until the 1st of October. Enjoy live music, delicious food, and a variety of beverages in a lively and festive atmosphere. It's a taste of Bavaria in the heart of the UK. Learn more
Prepare for a heart-pounding adventure as FRIGHT NIGHTS returns to Thorpe Park from the 6th to the 31st of October. This Halloween event promises terrifying mazes, thrilling rides, and an unforgettable experience for those who crave adrenaline and chills. Learn more
Step into the spine-tingling world of Warwick Castle's Haunted Castle event from the 21st of October to the 5th of November. Encounter eerie characters, explore haunted corridors, and immerse yourself in the ghostly tales of this historic castle. Learn more
For a truly hair-raising experience, Castle After Dark at Warwick Castle, running from the 21st to the 31st of October, offers a night of frights and thrills. It's an opportunity to discover the castle's haunted history under the cover of darkness. Learn more
On the 13th of October, Warwick Castle's Dungeon After Dark event provides a unique chance to explore the castle's dungeons in the evening hours. Brace yourself for spooky tales and chilling encounters in this one-of-a-kind experience. Learn more
Looking ahead to the festive season, stay tuned for more information about Warwick Castle's Christmas at the Castle event. It promises to be a magical celebration filled with holiday cheer, dazzling decorations, and seasonal festivities. Keep an eye out for updates as the holiday season draws near.
As autumn sweeps across the UK, these events offer a wide range of experiences to suit every taste. Whether you're seeking thrills, family-friendly fun, or a taste of the spooky season, you'll find it all amidst the vibrant colors and cool breezes of autumn.
Embrace the beauty and excitement of the season by attending one or more of these fantastic autumn events. Gather your family and friends and make unforgettable memories in the midst of autumn's splendor. Whether you're navigating a haunted castle, savoring the flavors of Oktoberfest, or enjoying LEGO-themed adventures, there's no shortage of ways to make the most of this vibrant season in the UK.