15 reasons to be excited for October

Halloween, pumpkins, the changing leaves - what's not to love about October?


by Ellie Hooper |
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Which, for the non-religious amongst us, is the absolute best holiday ever.


Which also means…Scary movies

Just find someone to cuddle up to, some popcorn and you’re all set for a scare-fest.


Just because you’re not in Germany, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a stein full of beer at your local pub - Lederhosen optional.


And did we mention…Pumpkins?

Pumpkin soup, pie, a pumpkin spiced latte - the possibilities are endless. Check out some of our favourite pumpkin recipes here.

The leaves start to change

Summer is officially out of fashion, and now the green of the leaves will begin to turn an array of orange, red and yellow.


That also means…crunchy leaves under foot

The ultimate Sunday afternoon activity.

It’s harvest time

So expect to see stacks of delicious produce line shelves, including apples, elderberries, pears, plums, raspberries and strawberries. Head to a pick your own farm to get these straight off the tree/bush.

It’s the perfect temperature

To quote Miss Congeniality ‘It’s not too hot, and it’s not too cold…all you need is a light jacket.’ Exactly.


Roasts finally make their return

BBQs? Bog off. It’s all about the Great British Roast from now until April. Thank goodness for that.

Open fires are in

And there’s not a lot better than sitting my a roaring log fire with a glass of red.

Dr Who is BACK

And we could not be more excited!


In fact, ALL AUTUMN TV is great

Get ready for catch up to become your new best friend.

The rugby is on

Which actually gives you three reasons to be excited, depending on your preference - hot men on the box, something to keep your partner quiet for an entire weekend, or constant entertainment if you're a sports fan.


You can play conkers

It’s conker season people, so time to crack out the vinegar.

You can wave goodbye to summer diets

If you were cutting back on the treats for summer, it’s time to get a winter layer on. It’s for insulation!


October, we're so happy to see you!

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