Family autumn days out in Cornwall and Plymouth

Autumn days out means leaf crunching, wellie walks, conker finding and of course Hallowe'en. Here is a list of the best days out this autumn.

A family gathering autumn leaves

Autumn fun at Buckland Abbey

Whether it's an adventure around the estate, getting creative or simply find a great big pile of leaves to jump in - there's lots to enjoy for the whole family at Buckland this autumn.

A little girl lies amongst orange autumn leaves

Saltram's autumn fun 

As well as the usual offerings of the playground, wide open spaces to run around and costumes to try on in the house. Saltram will have a pumpkin trail, autumnal themed hands on activities and spooky story telling.

Baby with pumpkin on the grass

Trengwainton autumn days out  

Ideal easy walks for little legs where you can enjoy autumn colour as a family. Don't miss the pumpkin carving and story telling this autumn.

A little girl walks along a path in the maze at Glendurgan in Cornwall

Glendurgan's woodland crowns 

This autumn, as part of the fruits, trees and colourful leaves season, everybody who visits Glendurgan from 1 Oct, will receive a willow crown which you can decoratewith all the colourful leaves on the ground.

Chimney walk

East Pool Mine  

Hands on fun at East Pool Mine with Trevithick Tuesdays, to help you find out about the science behind the mine.

Child playing with piles of pumpkins

Autumn at Trelissick  

The autumn colour is settling across the parkland and garden, there will be some great family events taking place, including archery, pumpkin carving and a Hallowe'en trail around the garden.

View of Cotehele Quay through autumn leaves at Cotehele, Cornwall

Autumn fun at Cotehele 

Woodland paths ideal for wellie walks, an orchard to run around in and of course spooky events throughout half term to get you ready for Hallowe'en at Cotehele.

Front view of Godolphin House

Days out at Godolphin 

With bat walks and talks, spooky story telling and even a Hallowe'en trail to help you get into feel autumnal.

Dressing the copper ore, Levant, West Cornwall

Autumn at Levant Mine 

A working beam engine where mining history comes to life. Surrounded by coastal walks, Levant Mine has tracker packs to help you spot the wildlife surrounding the mine.

A picture of a girl clasping autumn leaves

Fall into autumn

Enjoy the last of the sun at Trerice, where there are still plenty of activities to have a go at.


Miles of coast paths, sandy beaches, exotic gardens and a rich mining history. Cornwall's varied landscape offers a rich variety for summer days out.