Whilst Autumn may not officially start until the 23rd September, with the Summer holidays drawing to a close, we can’t help but start to think about our plans for the upcoming season. Whilst summer may be the most popular time to visit, Autumn is when the Lakes really gets exciting, with so many things to see and do. Here’s 5 reasons why the lake district is THE place to be, this Autumn:


Spectacular Scenery

Everyone knows that Autumn is the season to beat all seasons when it comes to beauty, and although spring may argue its case, it’s autumn that creates the most stunning colour palette of all. The already picturesque rolling landscapes of the lakes turn a deeper shade of crimson, with orange palettes galore.


It’s cosy weather season

Yes, there may well be rain showers, but when the wet weather settles, there could also be perfectly beautiful sunny afternoons and misty lake mornings, all of which is simply stunning.  A great opportunity to layer up for a dreamy walk, then return to a cosy log fire adorned cottage to make the most of the evening. Pure bliss!


Events galore

From beer festivals to bonfires, there’s an event for everyone in the Lakes in Autumn. Take inspiration from the season by visiting Beatrix Potter at Hill Top and the very place the writer lived. If delving into the culture of the Lakes isn’t your cup of tea, there’s also a huge range of historic pubs ready to serve you craft beers and home-brewed ale.


It’s a little luxury

Visiting the Lakes gives you the opportunity to spend some time relaxing, indulging in a little me time and looking after yourself.  Renting a cottage is the best way to see the lakes, not only does it give you the freedom to do whatever you please, but lots of properties come with free standing baths or hot tubs, perfect for that little bit of luxury living. Look to holiday companies like Lakelovers to find your dream resting place, from romantic boltholes to picture-postcard luxury and everything in between, there’s something for everyone.


Peace and Quiet

Going to the Lakes out of Summer season means you should avoid the largest mass of tourists, and hopefully steal a moment or two to yourself. Submerging yourself into tranquil surroundings naturally leads to a feeling of calm, and what better way to do that than in the beautiful setting of the Lake District.