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Autumn outings

Cyclist shopping at the local farmers market

Food festivals and places to feast on the National Cycle Network

Whether you are looking for a place to stop and sample delicious culinary delights during a long cycle ride, or consider yourself an expert of haute cuisine, these autumn festivals and foodie destinations are perfect for tasting some of the best food and drink the UK has to offer.

Cyclists covered in fairy lights

It’s important at this time of year to think ahead and make sure you're prepared for cycling in the dark. 

Woman walks her dog on National Cycle Network

Autumn is the perfect time of year to wrap up warm and head out for a walk - there are plenty of woods and forests that are at their most beautiful at this time of year as the leaves start to change. 

mother and child play in autumn leaves

The whole family can enjoy these activities and you can make the most of the autumn school break. 

Cyclist passing people on a bench in Crawfordsburn Park

The National Cycle Network takes you through some of the best parks in the UK. Enjoying these green spaces as the leaves are changing colour only adds to the experience; here's some of our favourite rides to parks.

deer crosses cyclists path

As the seasons change so to does the wildlife - use our handy guide to help spot it along the National Cycle Network.