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Weymouth in top 10 for most popular autumn holidays

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(Updated 9:56am 12th October 2017)

7:34am 12th October 2017

Weymouth has been named as one of the top ten most popular places to visit for autumn holidays.

The TripAdvisor Holiday Lettings list ranks twenty destinations across the UK with the most rental bookings for autumn this year.

Laurel Greatrix from the HolidayLettings.co uk said: "Despite autumn's cooler weather, seaside Weymouth remains a favourite among holidaymakers, thanks to its range of activities and beautiful scenery.

"Holiday home rentals are a wonderful option for travellers visiting Weymouth. Holidaymakers can find a rental with plenty of space and amenities, and enjoy the comforts of home during their stay."

Weymouth has claimed 10th spot.

The other top autumn holiday destinations in the UK:

Rank    Destination

1st    Tattershall, Lincolnshire
2nd    Whitby, Yorkshire
3rd    Bath, Somerset
4th    Chester, Cheshire
5th    Aviemore, Scotland
6th    Filey, Yorkshire
7th    Tenby, Wales
8th    Llandudno, Wales
9th    Inverness, Scotland
10th    Weymouth, Dorset
11th    Belfast, N Ireland
12th    St Andrews, Scotland
13th    Scarborough, Yorkshire
14th    Bridlington, Yorkshire
15th    Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
16th    Kendal, cumbri
17th     Winterton-On-Sea, Norfolk
18th    Whitstable, Kent
19th    Broadway, Cotswolds
20th    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Laurel added that homeowners can also benefit from holidaymakers' increased demand for holiday home rentals by listing their home or spare room on HolidayLettings.co.uk and earning extra income. Listing your property on Holiday Lettings is free, with owners paying a 3% commission on bookings.

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