Things To Do This Autumn In The UK

The time of crisp, bronzed leaves, greyer skies and transitional fashion is upon us. Stuck for suitable ideas and events? Whether you're in need of some spooky happenings come Halloween, seasonal favourites like pumpkin picking, or a variety of indoor-ready activities and outdoor pursuits when there's an occasional sunny day, our list of things to do this autumn in the UK has your back.

Last updated on 20th February 2023

UK-Wide: See Your City

See Your City's walking tours are the ideal way to get out and about on a crisp autumn day. From ghostly editions to cheese themes and more, these events offer sight-seeing with a difference throughout the UK.

London: Live Band Karaoke

Spend your autumn sheltering from the changing weather at one of Live Band Karaoke's events across London. Here, you'll get to pretend your the lead singer or solo performer like your favourite artists, belting out all their hits in front of a friendly crowd.

UK-Wide: Halloween Events

This time of year means only one thing: spooky season. A fan of a fright? In the mood for some immersive happenings, or just a great big party? Whatever your motivation, our guide to the Halloween events is sure to sort you out.

UK-Wide: Bada Bingo

Fronting a festival atmosphere, booming sound system, top DJs, drag artists, games, raunchy prizes and more, Bada Bingo is a totally unique take on the classic pastime. You'll find them throwing huge bashes at Buzz Bingo venues nation-wide throughout autumn.

London & Birmingham: The Big Bakes

Let things take an all-the-more wholesome turn by heading to The Big Bakes in Birmingham or London, where you and your chosen partner will be pitted up against the other ticket-holders. Can you whisk and whip your way to success? There's only one way to find out.

UK-Wide: YO! Sushi Events

YO! Sushi are offering some of the top things to do in autumn across the UK, especially if you're a foodie. Their classes see you put together a range of delicious items, but not before enjoying a special history class, a welcome drink and tasty gyoza.

UK-Wide: Taste + Liquor

Whether you're in Leicester, Nottingham, Birmingham, London or Manchester, Taste + Liquor's food and booze-based events are sure to warm you up or see you partying through the autumn months. Yup, that's RnB, Ayia Napa and throwback-themed brunches for you to enjoy.

UK-Wide: The Brunch Club

Get yourself to one of The Brunch Club's themed parties this autumn; chances are, there's a few in a city near you. From ABBA to Disney princesses, emo, throwback anthems and more, there's many events to choose from, alongside delish dishes washed down by unlimited drinks.

Kent: Westerham Jazz Lounge

Upgrade your Autumn plans with Westerham Jazz Lounge. This Kent hotspot is teaming up with Matthew Ruddick of KindOfJazz to showcase an epic roster of musical legends, from the likes of Irene Serra and Jo Harrop on the sultry stage.

UK-Wide: Flight Club

The reach of Flight Club's social darts brunches is far - we're talking a nation-wide affair here. So, head to one of their venues to get busy in the oche for an hour, alongside enjoying another 60 minutes of bottomless pizza and a bottle of prosecco each.

Manchester: The Best Walks This Autumn

That's right, we've selected six of our favourite rambles around this gorgeous city; from wandering along the canal to admiring the red brick buildings of the city centre or trekking nearby country parks. Topping it off? There's pubs, bars and restaurants to fuel up at too.

Wales: National Parks To Head To

Autumn holidays in the UK were made for a quick local getaway. But, where to head? Wales' National Parks are calling your name if it looks like the weather will hold, boasting sweeping landscapes, gorgeous walks and cosy inns.

Scotland: The Best Staycations

The best places to visit in the UK in October and other autumn months? Scotland is calling. From the historic streets of Edinburgh to hunkering down in a cosy log cabin or seeing The Glenfinnan Viaduct (a.k.a the setting for that Hogwarts Express scene), this gorgeous country is sure to wow.

UK-Wide: Pumpkin Picking

Autumn activities for kids and older don't get much better than pumpkin picking. Check out our choice of the best farms and patches in locations around the UK, including those fronting apple-slinging games, spooky maize mazes and more.

UK-Wide: Pretty Cities To Visit

One of the best things to do in autumn across the UK is to check out its many gorgeous destinations for a city break. Each unique place has its own vibe, history and lineup of places to eat and drink, so what are you waiting for?