Take a gentle stroll through the changing colour of Buckland's woodlands. Jump into piles of crunchy leaves and admire the autumnal views of the Tavy valley landscape. Here are our picks of what's not to be missed this autumn.
Crunch through the Autumn leaves
Whether it's an adventure around the estate or finding a great big pile of leaves to jump in - there's lots to enjoy for the whole family at Buckland this Autumn.
Our ancient woodland is cared for by the Ranger teams here at Buckland and is a perfect place to get closer to nature, particularly in autumn when the woods come alive and are bursting with colour and wildlife.
Our Woodland walk routes
Your trail begins on the Beech Avenue; there’s a bench half way along where you can pause to marvel at the view of the Tavy Valley.
Yellow Route - Easy
The best buggy and wheelchair friendly route to take would be the yellow route which is currently a 15-20 mins 'there and back' again walk.
This route is also great for toddlers.
The walk takes you over the fields and you can get an excellent view of the valley and the Cistercian buildings.
You might see a sheep or two, who are very shy but love getting a wave from visitors.
Red Route - Medium
This is about 45 minutes long and takes you through both the fields and some of the woodlands.
This is a very picturesque walk with good paths, but sturdy footwear is reccomended.
The red walk can get quite muddy, especially after heavy rain - so remember to pack the wellies!
Blue Route - Hard
This walk is designed for people who like a long woodland walk which contains steep hills and some uneven paths.
The route can take around 1.30hr to complete and sturdy footwear is absolutely essential.
The best autumn colours can be found on the red and blue routes, taking you through Great North Wood.
Dog friendly walking
We are very dog friendly and all the walks are great for dog walking.
Please just remember to keep your dog on a lead at all times.
We do not have any dog poo bins onsite. If your dog has accident whilst you are on the woodland walks - please feel free to 'stick and flick' into the hedgerows.
Stop by the Ox Yard restaurant for lunch or refuel with cuppa and a slice of delicious cake.