Things to do in Wiltshire this Autumn
Autumn is the perfect season to cosy up with a loved one and to enjoy a short break away. If you’re looking for Bradford on Avon accommodation, our country house hotel should top your list.
Boasting views overlooking the Wiltshire Downs, Leigh Park is the perfect location to enjoy charming Wiltshire events and activities this Autumn. From early evening sunsets illuminating the skies to golden leaves falling to the ground, let Leigh Park help you make the most out of your Autumn break.
On selected dates from the 5th November 2017 – 2nd January 2018, our local Safari & Adventure Park will display spectacular lanterns across the Elizabethan estate. With the magic of storytelling being this year’s theme, they will bring classic tales to life. This is a popular event and with good reason, so be sure to book your tickets in advance!
Autumnal Afternoon Walks
Make sure you pack your walking boots during your stay as there are lots of wondrous walks to enjoy nearby. Head out into the crisp, cool temperatures of Autumn and enjoy an afternoon walk around the local area. Whether you fancy a relaxing stroll along the canal or other top tourist spots in the area, you are guaranteed to come across charming Autumnal sites full of architectural history.
The Theatre Royal Bath is one of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain and offers a variety of entertainment all year round. Make sure you check their calendar during your stay at the Leigh Park Hotel. Just think, you could enjoy a heart-warming, Autumnal meal in our restaurant, followed by an evening of top class entertainment at Bath’s quaint and historic theatre.
Bradford On Avon is the perfect town to visit if you enjoy wandering along cobbled streets and pottering around quaint, independent shops. If you need inspiration or want to add a few more destinations to your shopping list, we compiled our favourite shops in Bradford on Avon in our previous blog.
Bath is only 6 miles from our hotel, so be sure to check out their annual Christmas market. From 23rd November – 10th December 2017 the streets surrounding the historic Roman Baths and Bath Abbey will have over 170 wooden chalets bursting with Christmassy treasures. On offer will be handcrafted gifts, alongside live music and cheerful carols to get you in the spirit. Prepare to be seduced by the heart-warming smells of mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and freshly baked mince pies.