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Great UK Autumn Destinations

Updated on July 19, 2017

1. Visit Blackpool Illuminations during September and October

Blackpool is the best seaside resort for visiting during September and October. While the other resorts are closing down for winter Blackpool is just getting started.

The Illuminations

Started way back in September 1879 the Blackpool Illuminations are a free light display that today stretch for 6 miles along Blackpools Promenade. They stretch from Bishopham in the North to Starr Gate in the South. The display lasts on average for 66 days every year. Running from the beginning of September to early November.

2. Celebrate Halloween In Whitby

Whitby is famous for being the place that inspired one of the most famous horror stories of all time. In 1890 Bram Stoker visited Whitby where he got inspiration for the setting of his 1897 Novel Dracula.

Whitby hosts one of its two Gothic Weekends around Halloween.

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