Autumn walks in Gloucestershire

Here's a few ideas of walks to try out this autumn around Gloucestershire and The Cotswolds. The changing colours that arrive with autumn make this the ideal time of year to get out and explore on foot.

Visiting information for this winter 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

Dyrham Park pond is framed by oranges, reds and yellows in autumn

Autumn at Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park is transformed with each season. Autumn is filled with interest for nature lovers; a park awash with colour, conkers falling from the trees and a bountiful pear harvest are just some of the delights on offer.

A refreshing walk with the whole family

Walking trails

Explore more of Newark Park during your visit. From the main car park there are three way-marked walks around the estate.

Rodborough Common, Glos, misty winter walk

Rodborough woodlands and villages walk

On this walk you can discover some of Rodborough Commons' hidden treasures by exploring the woodlands on the lower slopes.

Trig point at the top of the hill

May Hill countryside walk

Experience an exhilarating walk over this prominent landmark starting on May Hill Common and returning via the woodlands on the Huntley Estate.

A path through the woodland on the Sherborne Park Estate

Sherborne short woodland walk

An easy walk, but one with the chance to spot a variety of wonderful wildlife along the way.