5 Cosy Autumn Activities (where your new blanket is the star)
Autumn is a time when nature paints the world with warm hues and teases at the crisp mornings and cosy evenings to come. As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, there's no better time to embrace slow-living and cherish simple moments together. In this blog post, we'll explore five delightful autumn activities where your new wool blanket from The British Blanket Company will truly come into its own.
1. Pack An Autumn Picnic
An autumn picnic in the park is a quintessential British tradition. Spread out your waterproof picnic blanket under the golden trees and indulge in a feast of seasonal delights.
Try these autumnal picnic food suggestions:
- Warm butternut squash soup in a flask
- Freshly baked crusty bread with poppy seeds
- Slices of mature Cheddar and Red Leicester cheese
- Apples and pears from the garden, or a local pick-your-own
- Spiced pumpkin muffins
- A thermos of hot mulled apple cider
Find more cosy and creative autumn picnic ideas in this blog.
2. Build a Blanket Fort
Embrace your inner child by creating a snug hideaway at home with your new wool blankets. Our XL king size blankets are not only renowned for their softness but also their generous size, making them perfect for constructing a blanket fort of adult proportions. Whether you're reading, enjoying a cup of tea, or having an indoor picnic, your fort can become a haven of comfort and nostalgia. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to build a blanket fort to be proud of!
3. Host a Spooky Movie Night
As the evenings grow darker, gather your loved ones for a spooky movie night. Snuggle up under your British wool blanket for an extra layer of cosiness (and something to hide behind for the scary bits!)
Here's a list of family-friendly Halloween movies to get you started:
- Hocus Pocus
- Corpse Bride
- Hotel Transylvania
4. Create a Reading Nook
Transform a corner of your home into a dedicated reading nook. With a cup of tea in hand and your soft blanket to cocoon in, you'll have the cosiest spot to immerse yourself in a good book. In the soft embrace of a warm blanket you can drift away for hours.
5. Have A Hygge Night In
Embrace the Danish concept of hygge, pronounced "hoo-gah," by turning your home into a haven of comfort and easy-going contentment. Light some candles, sip on hot chocolate, and wrap yourself in your luxuriously soft British-made wool blanket for a night of board games and laughter. It's the ultimate way to unwind during the autumn season and the natural fibres of your new blanket enhance the snug and inviting atmosphere.