Autumn gardens in Buckinghamshire

The summer may be officially over, but nobody told the gardens around Buckinghamshire. They're still looking lovely in the autumn sun and in many places you can see (and taste) the kitchen garden produce being put to good use.

Hughenden walled garden in summer with plant cart in view


Hughenden's walled garden is bursting with produce in early autumn. The apples are ripening in the orchard ready for apple days, and the parterre is still looking good in the golden sunlight.

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


The gardens develop rich autumn hues of reds, golds and oranges creating a bright display that marks this seasonal change. Discover a kaleidoscope of colour at Stowe on a variety of walks and stop off for tea-time treats in the cosy cafe.

The leaves turning on the top terrace of the garden at Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby 

Canons Ashby's 18th century style garden will still be splashed with colour this autumn from chrysanthemums and autumn-flowering cyclamen and crocuses.

South fountain with a background of autumnal trees at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire


Waddesdon's garden continues to look great way into the autumn. From the iconic Parterre with its unique carpet bedding, to the statuary and fountains hidden within the grounds.

The fourteenth-century Great Tower from the Kitchen Garden at Greys Court, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Greys Court 

The kitchen garden earns its keep in autumn at Greys Court with lots of produce heading to the kitchen for jam and cakes.

The blazing colours of the hot border at Cliveden


Cliveden’s summer schemes remain bold and bright through into autumn. Catch the last of the summer sun whilst seeing these beautiful floral displays in their final few weeks before bedding changeover.