Join us for a Great British Walk this autumn

Join us for a Great British Walk this autumn

Great British Walk

From little ambles to jolly rambles, there are lots of great colourful walks to enjoy at National Trust places this autumn - each different to the next, but all are equally breathtaking. Whether you want to explore with one of our downloadable walks, or join us on a guided walk - what will inspire you?

What's on

Hallowe'en happenings, 25 - 31 October

Don't stray too far from the path! © Geoff Smith

Don't stray too far from the path!

Scary trails, spooky stories, creepy crafts, pumpkin carving and lots of ghostly goings on. Will you be brave enough to face your fears this October half term? Experience one of our haunted houses if you dare!

Autumn colour

See a firework dispaly of autumn colour

From beautiful browns and blazing reds, to vibrant oranges and golden yellows – enjoy the arrival of autumn.

Treemendous trees

Take in the changing colours all around our estate in autumn

Discover ancient and remarkable trees as these tall giants come into their full autumnal glory.

Fabulous fungi

The un-sung heroes of autumn, look out for the fruiting bodies of fungi between damp and dry spells.

Hedgerow harvests

Blackberry black satin growing in the kitchen garden at Calke Abbey

Throughout September and early October is the best time to pick juicy blackberry fruits from hedgerows.


Bonkers for conkers

Pick up some conkers to play with your friends

From conker competitions to kicking leaves, even those with little legs can enjoy an autumn walk.

Fruits of autumn

Apples in the spring at Fenton House orchard, taken by Laura Nolte.

In the autumn, kitchen gardens will be bursting at their seams, as apples and pumpkins are ripe for the picking.