Autumn colour in the South West

Autumn colour blazes across the South West at this time of year. Find some of the best spots to see autumn colour in gardens, woodlands and on walks.

Family playing in autumn leaves

Autumn at Antony

Maybe it's the feeling of cold cheeks after a brisk walk that you really love, or watching the kids dance in falling leaves? Whichever, you can make some memories with friends and family this autumn at Antony.

A deer in Ashclyst forest

Ashclyst Forest

Ashclyst Forest is one of the largest woods in East Devon and a haven for butterflies, bluebells and birds. With car parking and waymarked trails Ashclyst is a great place for a walk on the wild side.

Bath Skyline in autumn colours

Autumn wildlife

Find out about the autumnal seasonal highlights on the Bath Skyline.

A beautiful autumn day over the Buckland estate

Autumn walks

Wrap up warm and see the estate bursting with autumn colours in the historic woodlands of Buckland Abbey.

Rich reds of Brownsea

Rich reds of Brownsea walk

Take in the best of Brownsea's rich reds of autumn on this downloadable trail.

River Teign in autumn

Top 10 autumnal views on the Castle Drogo estate

Discover the best autumnal views that have been taken on the estate by social media users.

An autumnal view of Coleton Fishacre

Exploring Coleton Fishacre garden in autumn

There's a nip in the air and the leaves are turning on the trees. Autumn in the garden is a riot of colour; the garden team have shared some of the top things to look out for this season.

The house and garden in autumn at Cotehele, Cornwall

Autumn colour at Cotehele

Stroll around the garden or wander beneath the trees around the estate to see Cotehele ablaze with autumn hues and seasonal sounds.

It's always fun to play in the autumn leaves

Autumn's highlights

Find out what you can see on Crickley Hill during the autumn.

Bastion Tower covered in leaves

Autumn colour

A walk to the Keep Garden brings with it wide views over Dunkery Beacon and the Bristol Channel. The South Terrace offers views across the former deer park which will be full of colour and the opportunity to spot red deer.

Dyrham Park pond is framed by oranges, reds and yellows in autumn

Autumn at Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park is transformed with each season. Autumn is filled with interest for nature lovers: a park awash with colour, conkers falling from the trees and a bountiful pear harvest are just some of the delights at Dyrham Park in autumn.

a close up of the autumn colour on the Tulip tree at Glendurgan

Autumn at Glendurgan

Celebrating autumn at Glendurgan

The Red Borders at autumn

Autumn at Hidcote

The garden team have written an introduction to autumn at Hidcote and what their favourite things about the season are.

Nature's bounty at harvest time

Autumn at Kingston Lacy

Discover the best places to see the magnificent kaleidoscope of colour as autumn unfolds at Kingston Lacy.

Looking out across the pool garden to the wider landscape. The trees are in full autumn colour, reds, oranges and shades of green. The sky is a clear blue with a wisp of cloud and the sun reflects of the central, circular pool.

Autumn colour at Knightshayes

Find some of the best spots to see the autumn colours at Knightshayes.

A view of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire in the autumn

Autumn at Lacock 

From the atmospheric abbey cloister to the changing colours in the woodland grounds, Lacock is the perfect place for an autumn walk. There's plenty to see and do inside the abbey and museum too.

October half-term at Newark Park

Discover Newark estate

Take in the colours of autumn and discover Newark's estate walks

Watersmeet through the trees in autumn

Autumn walks in North Devon

Stretch your legs and enjoy the changing colours of North Devon this autumn.

Prior Park in autumnal colours

Autumn colour at Prior Park

Take in the best of autumn colour down sheltered woodland paths or high above the city at Prior Park.

Snowshill Manor in Autumn

Snowshill this autumn

Autumn is a special time at Snowshill. From autumn colour to apple harvest, and autumn family trails to a mindful meander in the garden, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

A view across the lake at Stourhead in autumn

The autumn display

Stourhead is one of the world’s finest landscape gardens and in autumn you can see vistas highlighted with burnished leaves and rusty colour palettes.

Visitors walking on the estate

Explore the Teign Gorge

Follow the winding paths below the castle into the sheltered Teign Gorge. Explore this ancient gorge, teeming with wildlife on trails along the river.

The Fal river on an autumn woodland walk

Trelissick's autumn hues 

Trelissick's woodlands erupt in autumnal colours as the leaves turn and eventually tumble to the ground. From the garden, enjoy glimpses of the River Fal framed by the golden boughs of these trees.

Beech tree with autumn colours

Autumn at Trengwainton Garden

Here in the far west of Cornwall, the warm, sunny days often stretch into September and October. When going for an autumn walk, what can you expect to see in the garden?