Bath city autumn scene
Heritage Towns & City Escapes

Autumn City Breaks

A wealth of activity and cultural appeal is on your doorstep across our hotels located within many iconic UK towns and cities. Witness the best autumn city breaks as the season of the senses takes hold, providing an enticing glow unique to this time of year.

We've handpicked a variety of city break destinations in autumn, where you can balance relaxation in your accommodation with days out ranging from historic discovery to family-friendly adventure.

Alveston Manor Hotel

With it's Tudor house charm set in the very heart of Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, our historic Alveston Manor Hotel is set in its own leafy grounds just 5 minutes walk from all the cultural attractions of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Representing the ideal base for Shakespeare enthusiasts with the Shakespeare Houses and Royal Shakespeare Theatre both nearby, you can also spend time sailing down the River Avon and admiring the autumn hues on its surrounding banks.

Once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our Vital Health Club for a relaxing sauna before you dine in the fabulous Manor Restaurant set in a fittingly traditional setting with original oak beams and stained glass windows.

Alveston Manor Exterior

Bath Spa Hotel

Located right in the heart of historic Bath and a short walk from the main train station, our five-star Bath Spa Hotel is one of Bath's finest hotels for an autumn weekend break or midweek stay in the UK.

Expertly landscaped gardens and expansive grounds make for a supremely comfortable base from which to explore the iconic Georgian and Roman-inspired city this autumn.

Savour spectacular seasonal dining and excellent service in our grand Vellore Restaurant that was once a ballroom in the original house, with our delicious breakfasts and intimate evening service an experience that you won't want to miss.

For the indulgent types, your stay wouldn't be complete without a visit to the spa, inclusive of a stunning hydrotherapy pool as you enjoy the outside no matter what the weather.

Bath in autumn

The Bear, Woodstock

Autumn city breaks in the UK at The Bear offer a beautiful slice of comfort in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside this autumn.

Set in the quaint market town of Woodstock as a former 13th century coaching inn, our hotel combines characterful history and culture with exceptional facilities.

With direct access to the historic city of Oxford and the neighbouring Blenheim Palace, our hotel is a popular choice throughout the year. Roam the palace grounds with your four-legged friend and return to our delightful restaurant and bar spaces for the finest of fares and a well deserved nightcap.

Burlington Hotel

Offering guests an enticing stay right at the heart of the vibrant and culture-rich city of Birmingham, this historic hotel is a short walk from all that's on offer in the area, with world-class shopping and entertainment on your doorstep.

The Burlington's stunning central location and comfortable bedrooms plus delicious food and drink make it the perfect place for a city break or that special romantic weekend discovering one of England's most popular cities.

Canal scene in Birmingham

Compleat Angler

Located on the banks of the River Thames with unparalleled views of the Marlow Weir in the heart of Buckinghamshire, you'll find the world-renowned Compleat Angler.

Marlow is well known amongst foodies and the quality of our food is no exception. Our Riverside Restaurant is known for its outstanding seasonal food and quality service, as you gaze upon the glistening waters outside from our dramatic conservatory setting - an unmissable experience during your autumn city break stay near London.

Why not indulge in one of our popular celebration afternoon teas or family Sunday lunches when creating wonderful autumn memories.

Compleat Angler Exterior

Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Nestling in 27 acres of Cheshire woodland, you wouldn't believe how close Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is from the primary attractions of the North West, with the historic city of Chester close at hand alongside the world-renowned Chester Zoo - which remains open throughout the autumn season.

Enjoy an alfresco cocktail in our outdoor seating overlooking our manicured gardens in seasonal colour, before experiencing gourmet dining in our stunning Craxton Wood Grill.

Choose from a range of seasonally inspired British classics with a twist, or try the chef's signature sharing platters before a mouth-watering dessert. Round off a stay of well-deserved indulgence with a visit to our fantastic spa, where you can enjoy bespoke ELEMIS treatments or deep-tissue massages tailored to the needs of your skin.

Craxton Wood Exterior Rear

Norwood Hall Hotel

Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel was built in 1881 on the site of the 15th Century Pitfodels Castle, offering guests the best in breathtaking Scottish scenery and fine facilities this autumn.

Conveniently located within easy reach of the historic city centre, our hotel in Aberdeen is a popular choice for anyone visiting the city for an autumn holiday, on business or to attend family events such as wedding receptions.

Norwood Hall Hotel makes an ideal base for country adventures as you roam the beautiful Scottish countryside and marvel in the glorious scenery the area has to offer during this ever-changing season. And once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our fabulous Tapestry Restaurant to sample some of the fine fare on offer.

Norwood Hall

Macdonald Windsor

Situated just two minutes walk from Windsor Castle, you'll find 120 luxury bedrooms at Macdonald Windsor Hotel in the heart of this historic town.

It's easy to unwind in our contemporary townhouse's rich interior designs, with calming shades creating a naturally therapeutic environment during an autumn stay.

The Royal Borough of Windsor is home to some of the most well-known attractions in England and our luxurious hotel is the perfect base to experience them from, with Windsor Great Park and The Long Walk leading up to the famous castle a must when visiting in autumn - as the red and orange hues dominate the 2.6 mile, chestnut tree-lined walkway up to the entrance gates. 

Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle

Botley Park Hotel & Spa

Set in the heart of Hampshire, our hotel offers the best of locations and fine facilities. With direct access to Southampton marina, our hotel is a popular choice for autumn family breaks where a visit to the Isle of Wight is just a stone's throw away.

Beyond thrilling coastal travel, there's just a short 20 minute drive to Paultons Family Theme Park as the home of Peppa Pig World and a series of themed areas where kids of all ages will find plenty to do.

Once you've finished exploring - we recommend a visit to our pampering spa facility for an ELEMIS treatment or massage, all before dining in our delightful Winchester Restaurant complete with a seasonal menu promoting a host of classic British dishes.

Southampton Marina