Short Break Ideas

Great Fosters - Embrace Autumn
After a glass of Prosecco on arrival, pick up a map of the estate and go kicking through fallen leaves while exploring the estate. An overnight D, B&B package including ingredients produced on the estate like honey from the bees and hand reared pigs.
Available until 30 November 2017
From £225 per night for 1 or 2 people sharing double room

Bel and the Dragon Cookham - Autumnal gourmet getaway
Wrap up warm to explore the surrounding area, before cosying up by the fire and feasting on fine food & wine. Round the evening off with a complimentary nightcap and retire in luxury for the night. This offer includes an overnight stay, a three-course supper & breakfast.
Available until 30 November 2017
From £160 for two people sharing.

The Runnymede - Marvellous Marmalade Weekend
Celebrate Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday in the upcoming movie Paddington 2 with a marmalade themed B&B weekend break. Includes afternoon tea with marmalade cake and a special marmalade cocktail.
Available 03 - 26 November 2017 and 05 January to 25th March 2018
From £175 for 2 people

Things to do

The Savill Garden – Harvest Celebrations
Enjoy the fun of the great outdoors with gigantic pumpkins activity trail, free children's crafts and special children's tours.
Giant Pumpkins Activity Trail 21 October – 05 November. Activity leaflets £3.50 - each participating child receives a prize.

Stanley Spencer Gallery - Stanley Spencer in Focus
New Autumn exhibition of Paintings and Works on Paper from the Cookham Collection includes recently gifted and highly acclaimed Portrait of Lathonia Mercer, Oct 1959'; rare drawing of Spencer's from the early years of World War 1 and perennial favourites The Last Supper, 1920 and Christ Preaching at Cookham Regatta, 1952-9.
From Wednesday 4th October 2017 to 25th March 2018

Coworth Park - Orchard Afternoon Tea in The Drawing Room
An autumn celebration served twice a day at Coworth Park with traditional sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, followed by classic pastries with a twist. Pastries include a Milk Chocolate, Hazelnut and Pear Macaroon, Cherry and Pistachio Frangipane Tart, Caramelised Apple and White Chocolate Choux Bun and Marmalade Cake with Cardamom Cream.
Continue the afternoon tea experience in The Bar with the 'Orchard Mule' cocktail, priced at £14. Inspired by the estate, this twist on the classic Moscow Mule blends vodka, lime and ginger beer with the autumnal flavours of fresh cranberry and apple.
Available until Saturday 18 November 2017.
From £34 per person, and £46 per person inclusive of a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne.

Coworth Park: Wine Dinners
Restaurant Coworth Park hosts an evening with Francisco Corpas export manager for La Rioja Alta. Taste the wines and learn how the winery has evolved since opening 127 years ago, mixing modern winemaking technology with traditional handmade oak barrels and artisanal techniques to preserve the wine's complex and mature flavour.
Priced at £85 per person and include a champagne reception beginning at 7.15pm followed by a four-course tasting menu paired with wines
Wednesday 15 November