Winter is approaching but there’s still plenty of sporting events worth travelling to during the remainder of 2017.
Boxing, Formula 1 and horse racing are amongst the sports on offer, giving you the chance to watch top class action while visiting some excellent destinations.
Read on for our top five events you should consider attending over the next couple of months.
1. Wales Rally GB: 27-30 October
Wales Rally GB is the 12th and final European round of the World Rally Championship.
The event takes place over three days of competition, with each divided into a number of ‘Special Stages’ where the drivers race against the clock for the fastest time.
The rally is based out of a central Service Park in Deeside, with competitive stages throughout north and mid-Wales.
This opens up the possibility visiting beautiful Conwy and Caernarfon, or taking a trip to the unspoiled landscapes of Betws-y-Coed and Snowdonia – the highest peak in England and Wales.
2. ATP World Tour Finals: 12-19 November
The Nitto ATP Finals return to London’s O2 Arena during November, with the world’s top players taking park in the season’s showpiece finale.
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev are amongst the qualifiers, but reigning champion Andy Murray will miss the event with a hip injury.
There will be a range of betting opportunities available on the Finals and you could use Just a Game Slot to help boost your bankroll for the event.
You can pass the time away from tournament by visiting London’s numerous tourist attractions or doing some early Christmas shopping.
3. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: 26 November
The curtain comes down on the Formula 1 world championship with the season-finale Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the end of November.
This twilight race has a wonderful atmosphere as day turns to night and the lights shine down on some of the best names in motorsport.
Lewis Hamilton will head to the event hoping to secure his fourth world championship, crowning what has been an excellent season for the British driver.
Abu Dhabi is a beautiful city with a pretty waterside location and features a host of excellent places to visit, including the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
4. Rugby League World Cup Final: 2 December
The Rugby League World Cup is the sport’s premier international competition and the final in Brisbane promises to be magnificent event.
Australia are big favourites to win the event on home soil, but the likes of New Zealand and England should not be underestimated.
There is no shortage of major attractions to visit in Brisbane, with world-class galleries and entertainment amongst the cultural attractions.
Further afield the Scenic Rim, Somerset & Lockyer Valley and Moreton Island are all places worth checking out.
5. King George VI Chase, Kempton: 26 December
The King George VI Chase is the second most prestigious steeplechase in England, surpassed only by the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Legendary names like Desert Orchid and Kauto Star are multiple winners of the race that is the highlight of the Christmas calendar.
Within driving distance of London, Southend-On-Sea and Brighton, travellers could easily work a trip to Kempton into a longer break over the Christmas and New Year period.