Best UK days out this autumn

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If you’re looking for a day out that will keep everyone happy this autumn, then the UK has a whole host of things to do that will satisfy the whole family.

UK autumn days out
To get you in the mood, here are our top picks for a great autumn day out.

Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth
Held at the end of September, the Plymouth Art Weekender has established itself as a must-attend fixture in the port city’s calendar. The festival celebrates artistic talent not only from Plymouth but around the West Country, and includes exhibitions, performances, and workshops. Top up your day with a visit to the famous Plymouth Hoe and the nearby National Marine Aquarium, one of the UK’s best underwater adventures. 28-30 September — see

Wales Rally GB, North Wales
For a full-throttle day out this autumn, head to North Wales for the Wales Rally GB. The 11th round of the 2018 World Rally Championships takes in North Wales’ most stunning scenery as some the world’s best drivers rampage around the countryside. Dress for every eventuality, but with the all the adrenaline-pumping action on the roads you may well forget all about the wind and rain. 4-7 October — see
UK autumn days out

British Musical Fireworks Championship, Southport
One of the country’s most spectacular nights out, the British Musical Fireworks Championship illuminates the skyover Southport for three consecutive nights. In the town’s Victoria Park, choreographed fireworks are set to music ranging from old classics to chart hits, meaning there’s something for the whole family. Wrap up warm and fill up on the hot food available to keep you toasty as you watch the show. 28-30 September — see

Lincoln Sausage Festival, Lincoln
A festival all about sausages? Yes, you read that right. And where better to host a festival about sausages than the home of everyone’s favourite British banger, Lincolnshire? Head down to the marvellous Lincoln Castle and take in the all-day celebration of local delicacies. Expect cooking demonstrations, kids’ entertainment and more sausages than you can shake a… sausage at. 13 October — see

Royal National Mod, Argyll and Bute
Get ready for the best ceilidh of your life at this nine-day festival celebrating everything there is to celebrate about Gaelic language and culture. Held in Dunoon, the Mod will kick off with the annual torchlight procession before thousands of participants take part in a variety of activities ranging from highland dancing, Gaelic drama, and local music. And don’t worry, you don’t have to speak Gaelic – or even be Scottish – to enjoy the spectacle. 12-20 October — see


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