Autumn colour in the South East

The incredible sight of foliage ripening into the rich colours of autumn is one of the joys of the season. From the radiant reds and breath-taking bronzes of Scotney Castle and Sissinghurst in Kent to the wilderness of the New Forest commons turning into fields of gold - discover a kaleidoscope of colour this season.

Japanese maple in autumn at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Autumn colour in Kent 

The bright red of the Winged Spindle and golden leaves on the Japanese maple are a wonder to see at Emmetts Garden. Nearby Sissinghurst embraces autumn hues across the gardens and wider estate.

Scotney Old Castle amongst the autumn colour in the garden

Autumn colour in and around East Sussex 

Don’t miss the chance to walk amongst radiant reds and breath-taking bronzes in glowing autumn gardens near you. From the beech avenue at Kilndown near Scotney Castle to the azaleas at Bateman's, there is something truly special in store.

New Forest heathland landscape in autumn

Autumn colour in Hampshire 

Thousands of beautiful and fragile fungi litter our New Forest commons whilst the trees turn golden with an autumnal glow. The New Forest commons are beautiful areas of wilderness and woodland to explore

Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey

Autumn colour in Surrey 

There's a dazzling display of autumn colour at Winkworth Arboretum, Polesden Lacey and the Surrey Hills. Don’t miss autumn’s highlights, we have all the top spots here.

Autumn colour and deer in the parkland at Petworth

Autumn colour in and around West Sussex 

Enjoy a walk in a gentle landscape of autumn colour in parks and gardens across Sussex. From Petworth Park to Nymans, find your favourite shade of bronze, gold and red this season.

Playing with leaves in the autumn at Morden Hall Park, London.

Autumn colour in London 

Find your favourite shade of autumn colour at our spaces and places in London. From burnished browns and glistening golds at Ham House and Garden, to fiery reds and oranges at Morden Hall Park.

Autumn walk

Autumn colour at Cliveden

Cliveden's autumn colours develop from September through to November; making it worth several visits to appreciate how the dramatic landscape scenery transforms over the season.

Autumn colour of bright orange and yellow on the trees reflects upon the Octogan Lake at Stowe

Autumn colour at Stowe

Discover a kaleidoscope of colour on a variety of autumnal walks at Stowe, followed by a delicious hot drink in the cafe.