From magnificent houses and mighty castles, to stunning coastline and dramatic landscapes, there’s plenty to explore in the North West.
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We've ideas for all the family. Thrash through heaps of crackling leaves; play a game of conkers; go on a walk through colourful woods or take a bracing windswept walk along the coast; discover the secrets of wildlife, insects and birds at this time of year as they prepare for the winter ahead. Get started by checking your list of ’50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾’ – there are some great adventures to set off on this season.
Where will you visit?
Gentle strolls, nature spectacles, warming stews and crumbles - here's what's on offer at our places this autumn.
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Rainy day ideas
Join Acorn Bank's annual apple day on Sunday 11 October. Learn from the experts, juice your own or identify forgotten varieties. There's music, stalls and more to keep the family entertained.