5 Budget Trips Around the U.K. Perfect for a Autumn Break

By Jessica Nemire
Posted on 6 October 2021

Because of the many COVID-19 travel restrictions in place for travelers from the U.K., going on holiday this autumn may seem impossible. However, you don’t have to leave the U.K. in order to enjoy an autumn break - and you don’t have to break the bank, either. Read below for our list of top 5 places in the U.K. that are perfect for an autumn holiday - whilst staying within budget.

1. Visit Wonderland in Llandudno, North Wales

The coastal town of Llandudno in North Wales is a great place for holidaymakers who want to enjoy an autumn break close to the sea. Visitors to Llandudno can explore the longest pier in Wales as well as take any number ofAlice in Wonderland-inspired walks. Lewis Carroll wrote the famous story after spending many summer holidays in  Llandudno with family friends and their daughter, Alice. Therefore, the seaside town is full of Alice in Wonderland statues and trail walks. The best part? Backpackers can stay in Llandudno for as low as £38 per guest per night!

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2. Take a Stoll on the Pier in Great Yarmouth, England

If Wales is too far, but you still want the sea for your autumn break, it's time to head to Great Yarmouth! This resort town on the east coast of England is known for its long sandy beaches. Backpackers can find hostels in Great Yarmouth for as cheap as £19 per guest  per night. Visitors can check out the town’s many beaches and stroll along its piers.

3. Have a Brush with the Paranormal in York, England

If you’re into “creepy” stuff and the paranormal, you should absolutely consider taking your autumn break in York to take one of their famous “ghost walks.” Ghost walk tours last for about an hour and a half, and cost£7.50 for adults. You can stay in York for as low as £16 per guest per night! There's nothing creepy about that! 

4. Hit the Beach and Have a Drink in New Brighton, Liverpool

Liverpool is known for having a great night out. When visiting Liverpool, why not spend some time in seaside New Brighton? For a bed as low as £14 a person a night in New Brighton, there isn't really a reason why not! While visiting, check out the iconic New Brighton lighthouse, or take a walk along the New Brighton Beach Promenade. New Brighton is also full of pubs with lots of drink specials on offer.

5. Take a (Trip to) Bath

Bath is a popular spot for holidaymakers because of the Thermae Bath Spa, but entry into the spa can get expensive. However, there are lots of other awesome activities to experience whilst in Bath. Take a free walking tour, explore Royal Victoria Park, walk the Bath Skyline path, or visit one of their famed open-air markets. You can spend the night in a hostel in Bath for as cheap as £14 per guest per night!

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Still planning a holiday, but don't fancy any of these locations? Here's everywhere in England you can find a hostel! Have a great autumn break!