Blackberry walks in the South West

Picking blackberries is always a highlight of autumn. The difficulty is getting them home without eating them all first.

Bath Skyline in autumn colours
Walking trail

Search for blackberries along the Bath Skyline 

A 6-mile circular walk, just a short stroll from Bath city centre. Enter another world in the skyline hills above Bath, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys.

View of the Botallack mines

Botallack mining walk

Discover Cornish mining heritage on this beautiful one mile walk around Botallack.

Little girl picking blackberries off a hedgerow

Buckland Blackberry walks

Picking blackberries is always a highlight of autumn and is a great family activity to enjoy with the kids, the only problem is not eating them all before you get home. Check out our best blackberry spots at Buckland.

A group of walkers in the fields above Cogden and Burton Bradstock
Walking trail

Blackberries at West Bexington near Burton Bradstock 

Enjoy a winter leg stretch on the Jurassic Coast and discover an area rich in wildlife, picking blackberries as you go.

Young girl in the Apostle garden at Lytes Cary Manor

Look for blackberries at Lytes Cary Manor 

With the apples dropping in the orchard, the leaves falling from the trees and the hedgerows full of blackberries - autumn is an ideal time to explore Lytes Cary Manor.

The bear's hut at Killerton in the garden in autumn
Cycling

Blackberries at Killerton 

This cycle route to Killerton is lined with hedges filled with blackberries in the autumn.