How beautiful is this time of year? The sun's still shining with gusto on fiery trees, the beaches are as beautiful as ever, and the only sound is the waves on the sand. So take a look at these gorgeous retreats and start thinking about squeezing in an autumn break...you could be watching the leaves fall from your very own bubbling hot tub.
5 of the best autumn escapes
Oh Laburnham...perched high on Tregonhawke Cliff, this one's all about cosying up in front of the log burner and watching the waves dance in the distance. With 60 miles of uninterrupted views, it's a showstopper.
Set on the tranquil Indio Lake resort in the heart of Devon's countryside, Haytor Lodge makes a special base to enjoy a last escape before the leaves turn to gold. Just imagine stepping onto your private terrace and into the hot tub...
With an onsite swimming pool, spa and restaurant, Una St Ives is one of Cornwall's most impressive resorts. Bright and spacious, and with a designer finish throughout, this luxury lodge is a chic retreat with a difference.
Rustic charm meets laidback glamour in this stunning woodland suite, and its features include a a king size four poster bed and a wood burner. And there's even a roll top bath for those long bubbly soaks.
We're a little bit in love with this swanky coverted barn in the South Devon countryside. With a cosy log burner, floor to ceiling windows and a gorgeous interior design, this one sleeps eight.