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. From trails, to Halloween fun later on in the month, we've got autumn thoroughly covered.

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.

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.

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.

Children on a half-term trail

Will you have a go at the Autumn Antics quest? 

Over the autumn half-term, there'll be an autumnal nature-themed trail around the garden and kitchen garden. Will you be an autumn antics expert after?

The dining room at Knightshayes decorated for Halloween with cobwebs

Join us for Twilight Time to discover a spookier side of Knightshayes

From 4-6pm, Mon 22 to Thurs 25 October, you can enter Knightshayes to complete a spooky trail around the house and discover the creepy Victorian Gothic stories depicted in each room. Why not make a lantern at the Stables from 1-4pm for £1 before Twilight Time so you can add to the atmosphere.

North entrance of the house at Knightshayes at night, illuminated for halloween.

Dare you enter Knightshayes after dark?

Join us this hallowe'en to see the house spookily illuminated and discover the Victorian gothic novels as told by the story's characters themselves. Walk around the creepily decorated house to find out just why Miss Havisham is so tortured, and why Mr Hyde is not quite himself...make sure you don't have the misfortune of meeting the Woman in Black though.. Be sure to book your timed ticket and join us 26 and 27 October 2018, 4pm to 7pm.

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.