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The Scottish capital is undoubtedly at its prettiest in the autumn months. A brisk clamber around the gothic architecture to the famous castle is a must for newbies while Victoria Street is well worth an afternoon gander – if just for a quick photograph of its rainbow-hued buidings. Porteous’ Studio is an absolute gem of a hideaway in the Old Town while the Eden Locke apartments are a must for millennials. [Photo: Getty]

The best British destinations for a weekend away this autumn

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer

You don’t need a passport to escape the everyday mundane, as a plethora of picture-postcard towns and chocolate-box villages sit pretty right here on British soil.

With trees shaking their leaves to the ground and coat weather upon us, autumn is the perfect chance to book a cosy weekend away.

From Edinburgh’s millennial hotspot to the cobbled streets of Saltaire – these are the best British destinations for a 48-hour stop-over.

So stop mourning the heatwave and get packing.

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