Autumn walks in and around Oxfordshire

From mid-October to late November Oxfordshire is clothed in red, gold and bronze. Here are some of the best places in the area to enjoy autumn walking at its best.

Walkers at the Buscot and Coleshil Estates in Oxfordshire

Buscot and Coleshill 

Pull on your walking boots and spot the signs of autumn as you enjoy our circular walks in and around Coleshill.

Sunset around White Horse Hill
Walking trail

White Horse Hill to Ashdown 

Enjoy a walk across the ancient chalk downs of Oxfordshire and absorb the history found along this enigmatic stretch of the ancient Ridgeway, passing by the White Horse, Dragon Hill and Ashdown.

Beautiful autumn colour in the woodlands

Greys Court 

Walk in the footsteps of the Brunner family with walks all around the estate at Greys Court. You'll discover plenty on foot.

A circular domed temple, has a collonade of surrounding pillars under a portico. You can see a flight of steps leading up to an open chamber. this is the Temple of Ancient Virtue at Stowe in Buckinghamshire.


Between 17 September and 4 November, we're offering a number of self-led walks from the welcome centre to enjoy a ramble around the gardens and park. Different routes are chosen by our team to take in sensory experiences, the best autumn colour or our exhibition celebrating 100 years of women receiving the vote.

Dog walkers at Windmill Hill at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


Autumn is a great time at Waddesdon, as bronze and gold hues begin to show in the garden. After a long walk in the estate, there's nothing better than a long lunch in the restaurant or Stableyard cafe.