Planning Your Autumn Break
There’s lots of exciting events for you to attend this October, so why not treat yourself to a mini-break?
Hertfordshire is one of the liveliest counties in the UK, and there is always something to see and do. As Autumn draws in, there’s no let up in the packed local schedule just because the weather is getting colder! You’ll find that there are lots of exciting events going on all over the county this October. So whether you are a couple looking to enjoy a relaxed weekend or a parent trying to keep the kids amused, you’ll be sure to find the perfect Hertfordshire event for you – and the perfect place to stay if you want to make a break out of it!
St Albans Food and Drink Festival
Whether you like to dine out at the best restaurants in town or rustle up some culinary creations at home, you’ll love the St Albans Food and Drink Festival. You’ll be able to learn about, sample and take home some of the finest produce the historic city has to offer, as well as attend workshops to boost your skills in the kitchen. Check out the festival schedule for more information.
Dark Arts at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
The Harry Potter studio tour has become one of Hertfordshire's most visited attractions in the years since it opened. This October visitors will be able to get into the spooky spirit with the Dark Arts seasonal event. The famous film sets will be decked out in all kinds of spectacular Halloween decorations, and wannabe witches and wizards will be able to try out their duelling skills against the fearsome Death Eaters.
Chilterns Heritage Festival
There’s a new addition to the events calendar this year with the very first Chilterns Heritage Festival. This exciting new fixture will see events at locations all over the Chilterns. You will be able to visit iconic local locations, attend historical open days and take part in heritage walks. So it promises to be an event that’s as fun as it is educational, attracting both tourists and local residents.
Evenings at the theatre
There are some great theatrical productions set to run in October. The Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth will open to audiences at the Broadway Theatre on the 3rd, with A Pure Woman following on the 16th and the October schedule finishing with Not About Heroes on the 21st. Private Peaceful at the University of Hertfordshire is set to be a moving production marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. It’s suitable for children, making it a must-see for the whole family on October 25th.
Book a stay at a great local hotel
If you want to explore Hertfordshire fully, why not make a longer stay out of it? Beales Hotel is one of the best hotels in Hatfield, and is perfect for couple’s getaways and family breaks. With great transport links to the capital and some brilliant facilities, it’s the ideal base for you and your loved ones as you make the most of some of the exciting events on offer in Hertfordshire this October.
October is set to be lots of fun!
Hertfordshire really is the place to be this October, with a really diverse line-up of local events for people to choose from. So why not see what’s going on one weekend and head on down to join in the fun? You’ll have a great time – especially if you've got a plush hotel room to head back to and relax in afterwards!