Autumn or Fall in the Queen Elizabeth Forest in the Trossachs National Park, near Aberfoyle in the Scottish Highlands
National Parks

Discover Nature This Autumn

With several of our self-catering resorts and hotels set in some of the UK's most recognised national parks, make your next autumn break all about exploring the best of the natural world.

Whether you wish to unwind with the luxuries of hotel service or experience the home from home style of our marvellous self-catering resorts, look forward to spending quality time together during the season of the senses.

Aviemore Resort - Cairngorms National Park

UK autumn breaks in Aviemore and Cairngorms National Park are characterised by breathtaking scenery, an abundance of outdoor activity including walking, cycling, kayaking and more, plus a host of outdoor attractions to complement our enticing array of facilities on-site.

Whether you're arriving as a family looking for fun-filled activity or a couple looking for a relaxing natural retreat, you'll find everything you need for an unforgettable seasonal stay.

Families can look forward to our large indoor pool complex, soft play area and outdoor play park, while romantic walks along the shoreline of Loch Morlich and a trip to the cinema makes up a dream visit together.

Choose from comfortable hotel accommodation or spectacular Woodland Lodge resides among the pines and look forward to the ultimate Highlands retreat.

Loch Morlich in autumn

Elmers Court Hotel & Resort - New Forest National Park

Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is located on the stunning Solent Coast, at the edge of New Forest National Park and resting within 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.

The 19th century manor house overlooks our Queen Mary lawn and Lymington River and includes our statement Waterford Restaurant - offering classic seasonal British dishes in an elegant atmosphere, while our courtyard includes 42 comfortable en-suite bedrooms next to our Solent Restaurant, spa and leisure facilities.

Ideally located for local attractions, an autumn holiday here can include ferry trips to the Isle of Wight and towns of Southampton and Bournemouth.

Want complete flexiblity during your stay? Our self-catering apartments are a a short walk from the manor house and offer plenty of studio and room-size options.

Lyndhurst

Forest Hills Hotel & Resort - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Beautifully situated in landscaped gardens, sloping down to the shores of Loch Ard and in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Forest Hills is 20 minutes from historic Stirling, 40 minutes from Glasgow and less than an hour from Edinburgh.

You're just a few minutes from the village of Aberfoyle, gateway to the 50,000 acre Queen Elizabeth Forest Park as a superb setting to discover the best of nature this autumn.

With a luxury four-star hotel and self-catering resort options, Forest Hills is a welcoming country retreat where desired cosiness during an autumn stay can be found in front of a crackling open fire in the lounge or enjoying fine food at our Garden Restaurant, where expert chefs can prepare delicious seasonal fare.

Queen Elizabeth Forest

Leeming House - Lake District National Park

Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria, our 200-year-old country house hotel has breathtaking scenery and fine facilities.

With direct access to the shores of Ullswater, experience the best of the Lakes and its attractive countryside this autumn, as you move from the refreshing outdoors to our signature Regency Restaurant and a choice of appetising seasonal fare.

Leeming House is just a short journey from shopping and attractions in Penrith and Glenridding, while there's also a local activity centre with water sports, rock-climbing, archery and other events which can be booked at the hotel.

Ullswater Way

Linden Hall Golf & Country Club - Northumberland National Park

The impressive Macdonald Linden Hall Golf and Country Club was built by merchant and banker Charles William Bigge in 1812.

Today, it nestles in 450 acres of private grounds as the perfect country house hotel close to the abundance of stunning walks and cycle routes of Northumberland National Park - making it a fantastic destination to bring four-legged friends this autumn.   

Our handy Northumberland countryside location and spectacular food and drink are ideal if you're looking for a relaxing break in the country complete with enticing spa and leisure facilities, outstanding golf course and comfortable accommodation.

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Northumberland

Lochanhully Resort - Cairngorms National Park

Located in the village of Carrbridge, you’ll find Lochanhully Resort, undoubtedly one of our most peaceful Scottish resorts.

Our traditional woodland cabins located around a small lochan offer guests a secluded autumnal escape, perfectly located for exploring the Cairngorms National Park. 

The national part itself offers an abundance of mountains, forest paths, rivers, lochs and wildlife sighting spots - with a smattering of attractive villages and distilleries en-route for good measure.

As Britain's largest national park, the Cairngorms rewards repeat visits as you uncover new favourite spots each time. 

Lochanhully Lake View

Old England Hotel & Spa - Lake District National Park

Set on the shores of Lake Windermere as England's largest lake, our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities in Lake District National Park.

From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake - our hotel proves a popular choice for family holidays, country adventures and romantic getaways.

Located in Cumbria as a region renowned for its natural beauty, spend time navigating the national park and its mountainous fells carved from glaciers on foot, or take to the various cycle paths as you admire waterfalls and forest canopies making up a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

And once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our spa and thermal suite for a relaxing steam before you dine in our wonderful restaurant.

Lake District Exterior

Plas Talgrath Resort - Snowdonia National Park

Located at the southern tip of Snowdonia National Park, and 15 minutes from the beautiful beaches and shops at Aberdyfi, this resort offers guests the ‘best of both worlds’ - with its proximity to mountain and seaside views making for an impressive autumn break.

Naturally, this area is popular with water sport enthusiasts and hill walkers. The nearby estuary is part of the Dyfi National Nature Reserve, perfect for a spot of bird watching.

We're also pet-friendly, so why not bring your four-legged family and explore the Wales Coastal Path that runs through our resort?

With an on-site spa and two swimming pools some may prefer to take things a little slower and enjoy a little pampering whilst on holiday.

Snowdonia

Spey Valley Resort - Cairngorms National Park

Situated on the banks of the River Spey, our resort is the perfect self-catering base for exploring the Cairngorms – be it via mountain, forest walks, skiing or water sports.

Our pet-friendly resort boasts a 9-hole and an award-winning, 18-hole course set along the river bank, ancient pines and majestic mountain backdrop. 

Plenty of self-catering lodge options are available, with our clubhouse and Scottish Steakhouse presenting excellent food and drink options within a short walk.

Aviemore, one of the most visited towns within the national park is just minutes away, containing a great range of shops, restaurants and bars plus the Strathspey Steam Railway to enjoy and well connected transport links to take you further afield.