What can you get up to this autumn at Knightshayes?

Autumn is one of the most colourful times of the year at Knightshayes. It's a fantastic time to visit to enjoy the amazing colours as the trees slowly wind down for winter. Why not pay us a visit for a peaceful walk, or to get out and burn off some energy with a spot of leaf crunching fun with the family?

Family walking with their dog in part of the open parkland at Knightshayes, Devon

Astronomical autumn trail 

Over autumn half-term 2019, an astronomy-themed trail around the woodland garden took place, so families could find out more about the skies above Knightshayes.

Children playing on Four Oaks, a natural play area at Knightshayes

Discover your wild side at Four Oaks

Knightshayes Four Oaks play area is a new natural space for kids to get wild and in touch with Knightshayes.

A family with their dog walking in front the stables building at Knightshayes in the Autumn

Crunch through the autumn leaves 

It's the perfect time of the year to crunch through the colourful leaves. Why not take a stroll through the parkland and see the vivid flame coloured trees? Don't forget to follow it up with a tasty treat in the Café.

View of the sunset amongst autumn leaves in the garden at Knightshayes

Autumnal colour in the woodland garden 

It's one of the most colourful times of the year. Though the flora may be fading away for the winter, there's plenty of beautiful vivid colour to be seen. Why not take a walk to see the garden in a different light.

The dining room at Knightshayes decorated for Halloween with cobwebs

Spooky storytelling with some creepy characters

In October 2019, you could experience some chilling tales from creepy characters at some special storytelling events.

Butternut squashes laid out to rest after being harvested in kitchen garden at Knightshayes

Autumn harvest in the Kitchen Garden

The kitchen garden is still a hive of activity even in the autumn, with plenty of autumnal veg to harvest and seeds to save up.