There may be a slight nip in the air in the evening,
but do not despair - time enough remains for a last minute late summer break,
and it is also high time to start planning that long-awaited autumn getaway.
Indian summer is one of the most precious moments of the year and it's a lovely time to escape into the countryside in clement weather,
yet away from all the crowds.
Washingborough Hall in Lincolnshire is an exquisite,
Grade II-listed Georgian manor tucked away a short distance from historic Lincoln.
Washingborough Hall is giving one lucky Best Loved e-newsletter reader the chance to win 2 nights B&B for 2 + Dinner on one of the nights.
Contemporary luxury in a lovely Victorian hotel in the elegant seaside resort of Llandudno.
Beautiful views over the sea and the Great Ornme.
3 nights for the price of 2 this November & December. More »
Outstanding restaurant with rooms near St Andrews attracting visitors from all over the world to sample the food from the Michelin-starred restaurant.
6-course tasting meunu,
bottle of champagne,
chocolates and breakfast in bed £187.50pp.