What's on this month - October
October brings the first glorious days of autumn. But just because the summer is over don’t hibernate indoors - stay fresh and invigorated with crisp autumn walks near our stations, followed by lunch in one of these top cosy pubs. We’ve picked out lots of activities for the kids to enjoy along the route over half term. Plus at the end of the month it’s Halloween which means parties, fancy dress and spooky activities galore.
Free Seafront fireworks - start 7th October
Kick the month off with a bang with a trip to the amazing seafront fireworks over City beach, in Southend. Every Saturday from 7th October - 18th November. Find out more about this and other displays on our roundup of the best Firework shows taking place this autumn on our route.
London knees ups
From Oktoberfest to London cocktail week and rock’n’roll fest Hackney Wonderland there’s plenty of places to warm those cockles as the chillier days set in. And what better way to relax and be able enjoy a couple of drinks than knowing you can just hop on a comfy train home.
Half term activities
Whether you’re heading into London or exploring places in South Essex we’ve rounded up great activities to make the most of your days out in Essex and London over the half term.