Road Trips: Places to check out this Autumn
Posted: 27th October 2016
Autumn is arguably one of the best seasons, especially if you enjoy tucking up with a hot chocolate waiting for Halloween and Bonfire Night. The colours of the leaves are truly breath-taking and Great Britain is the place which offers the most incredible scenes with it being filled with woodlands, national parks and fields.
Jump in your car this autumn and travel to the best places Great Britain has to offer. There are a range of cheap car leasing deals available with affordable monthly prices which are ideal for a family day out or a little getaway.
1. Westonbirt Arboretum
What’s available: If you’re a lover of nature, take a trip to the National Arboretum which is the home to around 15,000 different specimens from all over the world, including trees. Walk through the lovely trees and get a real feel for autumn.
2. Lake District, Cumbria
What’s available: The Lake District is a very popular tourist destination and is in fact the largest Nation Park the UK has to offer. Whether you’re a sucker for the view or enjoy taking part in various different activities, the Lake District has got plenty to offer. Hire a bike and take a ride along the selection of lakes and mountains and end up at a snug little cafe.
3. Faskally Wood, Perthshire
What’s available: This woodland area is situated in Perthshire in central Scotland and features a variety of different trees which are more than 200 years old. There are enough views and species of wildlife for you to admire for a full family day out. As well as this, during the half term, an event called the ‘Enchanted Forest’ takes place, which is filled with fun lighting and good music which is perfect for the family.
4. Kingley Vale Trial, Chichester
What’s available: The popular Kingley Vale Trail focuses more on the wildlife side of things, such as the green woodpeckers, red kites and buzzards, which all make an appearance in this woodland. What’s different about these woods compared to others, is that it features twisted, ancient yew trees, along with veteran trees which are a part of the oldest living things in Great Britain
5. Buttertubs Pass, Yorkshire Dales
What’s available: Start in Thwaite and endure upon a 5.5-mile journey and end up in Hawes. When travelling on this road, you should expect a thrilling drive and nothing less, as it’s full of twists and turns with nothing but stunning scenery. This is the ideal drive for those petrol heads and those who love a good view.
6. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
What’s available: Cheddar Gorge is in fact Britain’s largest gorge with cliffs as high as 450ft which surround the country road. As well as being an insanely fun drive, Cheddar Gorge does feature a range of different activities for the family to take part in, including rock climbing, exploring the Cheddar caves and a cliff top walk. Cheddar Gorge is an extremely popular tourist destination in the summer, but if you’re heading there during autumn, you’ll be treated to some astonishing views.
Find the perfect car to accompany you on a journey this autumn with UK car leasing – whether you’re a Ford fan or prefer something a little more luxury like a Mercedes, they’re all available to choose from.