Autumn walks in the Midlands

We're firm believers that autumn is one of the best times of year for walking here in the midlands. The trees burst into colour in a final farewell before winter sets in and the novelty of wrapping up in our winter woollies hasn't quite worn off yet! Find some of the best autumn walks near you.

View across the Shropshire hills from the top of LongMynd

A walk to the top of the Long Mynd

This walk takes you to the head of Carding Mill Valley and up to the highest point of the Long Mynd. From the top you can take in fantastic views across Shropshire, and beyond.

white trig point on Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout mass trespass walk

Follow the footsteps of the trespassers over Kinder Scout from 1932 on this circular route from Hayfield to Kinder and back.

The Stepping Stones on the River Dove in Dovedale

Ilam Park to the Stepping Stones in Dovedale

Discover the limestone countryside of the southern Peak District, famed for its wildlife and geology on an easy walk to Dovedale valley. On the River Dove you might spot ducks, dippers, heron or brown trout.

two girls walking in grass and woman behind with dog on lead

Mam Tor circular walk

From the top of Mam Tor you'll be able to see across the Edale Valley and the over to the Derwent Moors.

The view across the Shropshire Hills from Long Mynd

Try one of these beautiful walks at Carding Mill Valley

Explore the Long Mynd more by picking one of these walks to follow. They all start from Carding Mill Valley, and you don't have to venture too far to find some solitude.

Visitors at Charlecote Park in Warwickshire stroll through the autumn parkland

A walk through the parkland at Charlecote near Stratford-upon-Avon

Take a stroll in the park with lovely views of the house in its riverside setting. This easy walk will take you up to an hour, depending on how often you stop to enjoy the scenery. The grounds are open from 9am to 6pm every day.

Croome Court exterior in autumn

An autumn colour walk at Croome near Worcester

Enjoy the parkland in Worcestershire with the whole family on this easy circular walk taking in the autumn colour of Croome.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, deer during rutting season

Autumnal red walk at Calke Abbey

Take in the beautiful sights and sounds of the Calke Abbey Estate as the park comes alive with the vibrant reds of autumn.

broadheath common in the mist

A walk in Elgar country

Take a walk in Elgar country, an easy circular walk of approx. 2 miles