Autumn walks in Dorset

Why not head out on foot this autumn? Crunch through fallen leaves, breathe in the cool crisp air and see the best of this season's colours with these Dorset walks.

The avenue of beech trees leading to Kingston Lacy

Walk at the Beech Avenue and Droves, Kingston Lacy

A walk round the network of droves and along 1835 Beech Avenue and back along the outskirts of the Kingston Lacy parkland.

A view towards Corfe Castle from the Purbeck Ridgeway

The Purbeck Ridgeway walk: Corfe Castle to the coast

This walk along the roof of Purbeck takes in Corfe Castle and Old Harry with the option to return by steam train on the Swanage Railway (when operating).

Rich reds of Brownsea

Rich reds of Brownsea walk

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

Walkers in woodland at Studland Bay

Walking at Studland this autumn

Experience Studland’s secret woodland where shy deer hide and the scent of mushrooms fills the air. See what you can spot from our bird hides then stop off at Knoll Beach café to warm up by the wood burning stove.

A lone walker in the long grass on the north rampart at Hod Hill

A circuit of Hod Hill

Perched high above a meander on the River Stour, this hill fort has wide ranging views over rural Dorset and is home to wildflowers and butterflies.

Rose hips along Heron Drove on the Kingston Lacy estate

Walk at Badbury Rings and High Wood, Kingston Lacy

Discover some of the history, flora and fauna of the ancient Iron Age hill fort of Badbury Rings and High Wood on this walk.

Sunlight shining through the trees onto the path around Langdon Hill

Langdon Hill walk

A circular woodland walk through the wildlife rich Langdon Hill woodland on the Golden Cap Estate in West Dorset, with coastal and countryside views.