October is the month when the majority of the people are thinking about perry and cider. Since these are such popular beverages, it is no wonder that there are a lot of festivals in the UK revolving around them. You should make sure to attend at least one of these.
Ascot Beer Festival
This festival takes place on 4-5 October. Although it is called beer festival, you can be sure that you will also find cider and perry among the other ales. The majority of the people attend the festival to sample the different products and maybe buy a few bottles of beverage.
Taunton Cider Festival
Somerset is well-known for producing cider with cider trails and small producing farms. The festival takes place on 6 October. At the festival you can expect some hay, barn dancing, cider, and a lot of fun. The good news is that there is a camping park nearby for you to pitch a tent.
Westmoorland Beer and Cider Festival
The interesting thing about this festival is that it starts on 9 October and it lasts for 3 days. This means that it starts on Wednesday and it lasts for two school nights. Although children may think that there is nothing for them to do there, they might be surprised by the abundance of available activities.
Spa Valley Railway Rail Ale & Cider Festival
The festival is held at a railway between 18 and 20 October. Here you will find eleven different kinds of cider to sample. There is no entry fee, but you will have to pay a given amount if you would like to try cider or other kinds of ales.
Norwich Beer Festival
Again, this is a beer festival, but you can be sure that there are a lot of different other kinds of beverages as well, such as perry and cider. Over 40 types or cider are expected to appear at the festival and another 200 different kinds of ales and beverages.
Great Lakes Cider & Perry Festival
Although there is an admission fee for this festival, you will realize that it is a bargain compared to what it has to offer. There is an abundance of different beverages, including perry and cider, for the people who can truly appreciate them.
Make sure that you visit at least one of these festivals to get a real feel of what autumn is all about.