Autumn walks by county in the South West

The South West is teaming with places to explore on foot and autumn gives the chance to take in the changing colour.

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Autumn walks in Wiltshire 

Autumn is a great time of year for exploring the outdoors as the leaves change colour.

 Walkers enjoying the view from Bossington Hill above Porlock Bay, on the Holnicote Estate, Exmoor National Park, Somerset.

Autumn walks in Somerset 

There are few better ways to enjoy the outdoors than by exploring the countryside on a autumn day's walk.

Ebworth Woods, Gloucestershire

Summer walks in Gloucestershire 

This is a great time of year to explore the parks, commons and woodlands of Gloucestershire.

Brownsea Island woods, Dorset

Autumn walks in Dorset 

An autumnal walk, crunching through fallen leaves, breathing in the cool crisp air and seeing the colours of the changing season, is a joy. There are so many places to explore on foot - we have selected a few of our favourites.

A walker on the coastal path at Morte Bay, Devon

Seven autumnal walks in Devon  

Roaming through open parkland, crunching through leaves in woodland or breathing in bracing sea air along the coast is sure to enliven the senses. Here are some of our favourite places to walk as winter appraoches.

A couple walking their dog through the woods at Penrose

Autumn walks to try in Cornwall 

Autumn is one of the best months to explore the coast and countryside as the colours change and the light shifts to help make the perfect walk.