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Top 5 Autumn Destinations with LandyCampers

Updated: Sep 26, 2023

Autumn is a season of vibrant colours, cosy moments, and unforgettable adventures. As the world transforms into a canvas of golden hues, there's no better way to immerse yourself in its beauty than with a LandyCampers adventure. Here are our top 5 destinations to explore in the East of England and beyond this autumn:


Take a LandyCamper on an Autumn Adventure this season


1. The Cotswolds, England

The Cotswolds, with its undulating hills and historic villages, is a dream destination in autumn. Wander through charming towns like Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold, where the honey-coloured stone buildings are beautifully framed by the fiery foliage. Enjoy local produce, artisanal crafts, and the serene ambiance of this iconic region.


Things to do:

  • Historic Houses & Gardens: Visit Hidcote Manor Garden, a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden, or the grandeur of Sudeley Castle with its award-winning gardens.

  • Cotswold Wildlife Park: A family-friendly attraction where you can see a diverse collection of animals amidst beautifully landscaped gardens.

  • Walking & Cycling: Explore the Cotswold Way, a 102-mile trail offering panoramic views of the rolling countryside.

  • Local Cuisine: Dine in traditional pubs like The Ebrington Arms or indulge in afternoon tea in quaint tearooms.


 

2. The Lake District, England

Experience the tranquil beauty of the Lake District in fall. The shimmering lakes, reflecting the autumnal trees, create mesmerizing vistas. With cooler temperatures, it's the perfect season for hiking, picnicking by the lakeside, or simply driving through the scenic routes, soaking in the views.


Things to do:

  • Boat Tours: Take a serene boat ride on Lake Windermere or Ullswater, enjoying the picturesque surroundings.

  • Hiking: Challenge yourself with a hike up Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain, or enjoy gentler trails around Derwentwater.

  • Literary History: Visit Dove Cottage, once home to poet William Wordsworth, or the Beatrix Potter House.

  • Local Breweries: Sample local ales at Hawkshead Brewery or Jennings Brewery.


 

3. North Norfolk Coastline, England

The North Norfolk coastline is a gem in the East of England. In autumn, the vast sandy beaches, dotted with colourful beach huts, are complemented by the warm tones of the surrounding marshlands and woodlands. Explore charming coastal towns like Wells-next-the-Sea and Blakeney, and indulge in fresh seafood delicacies. The migratory birds arriving during this season add to the region's allure, making it a haven for birdwatchers.


Things to do:


  • Blakeney Point: Go on a seal-watching boat trip and see these playful creatures in their natural habitat.

  • Holkham Hall: Explore this grand Palladian-style mansion and its vast grounds.

  • Birdwatching: Visit Cley Marshes, a premier birdwatching location, especially during the migratory season.

  • Local Seafood: Dine at The White Horse in Brancaster Staithe, known for its fresh oysters and mussels.

The beautiful North Norfolk coastline is a patchwork of colour in autumn



 

4. Suffolk, England

Suffolk, with its rich history and diverse landscapes, is a must-visit in autumn. The ancient woodlands of Thetford Forest come alive with colours, while the medieval towns like Lavenham and Bury St Edmunds offer a journey back in time. The Suffolk coastline, with its serene beaches and picturesque lighthouses, provides a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle.


Things to do:

  • Sutton Hoo: Discover the archaeological wonders of this ancient burial ground, home to the famous ship burial.

  • Aldeburgh Beach: Enjoy a leisurely stroll, and don't forget to try the town's renowned fish and chips.

  • Bury St Edmunds Abbey: Explore the ruins of this once grand abbey and its beautiful gardens.

  • Local Brews: Visit Adnams Brewery in Southwold for a tour and tasting session.


 

5. The New Forest, England

The New Forest, a blend of ancient woodlands and open moors, is a sight to behold in fall. The changing colours of the trees, combined with the sight of wild ponies and deer grazing, create a magical atmosphere. Cycle or hike through the forest trails, and discover hidden gems along the way.


Things to do:


  • Horse Riding: Experience the forest on horseback, with guided rides available for all skill levels.

  • Buckler's Hard: Dive into maritime history at this historic shipbuilding village.

  • New Forest Cider: Visit the traditional cider farm in Burley and sample their handcrafted brews.

  • Local Markets: Explore Lyndhurst's weekly market, offering local produce, crafts, and delicacies.


Four-legged visitors are a frequent view on New Forest campsites



Conclusion


Autumn is more than just a season; it's an experience. With LandyCampers, you're not only embarking on a journey through breathtaking landscapes but also making a sustainable choice. Our Landys come equipped with off-grid solar power, biodegradable soaps, and more, ensuring an eco-conscious adventure.


Don't miss out on our special 15% off offer for all September and October adventures. Dive into the beauty of autumn, explore the East of England, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


If this blog has helped you plan an autumn camping trip of your own, we'd be extremely grateful if you'd consider a small token of thanks via our Buy Me A Coffee page. Hours, days, weeks and months of research, trade shows, discussions with manufacturers etc go into making our decisions and ultimately recommendations (and indeed agreeing discounts for our readers!) - we've opted not to paywall the content, but if you're in the position we'd be incredibly appreciative of the support! Thank you - Max & Bela




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