Dazzling displays of autumn colour in our gardens and parks

Take a walk through an incredible landscape of orange and gold this autumn. Jump in crunchy leaves, discover shiny conkers and enjoy invigorating fresh air with all the family. Find an autumnal landscape near you.

Autumn leaves

South West's autumn colour 

Visit Stourhead in Wiltshire to see vistas highlighted with burnished leaves and rusty colour palettes. Or take a trip to Glendurgan in Cornwall. With Cornwall's mild climate and sheltered valleys, Southern hemisphere plants burst into flower, while the jungle-like leaves of giant rhubarb and bananas reach full size.

Autumn colour comes to Hughenden

South East's autumn colour 

Nothing beats heading out with the family for a walk on a crisp autumn day. Experience a palette of golds, browns, coppers, bronzes and reds at Winkworth Arboretum in Surrey. The treasure trove of colour reflects in the ripples of the lake for a dazzling effect.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, the Orchard in autumn

Midlands autumn colour 

Autumn is a spectacular time of year in the gardens of the Midlands, as the leaves change colour, fruits are ready to harvest and borders bloom.

Lady in a red coat taking a photo of the autumn colour

East of England's autumn colour 

Our places in the East of England are glowing with reds, organges, yellows and greens in the autumn months. Walk through a tunnel of colour under towering trees at Felbrigg Hall. Or enjoy the dazzling glow of a sunset over Wicken Fen.

The stunning rock garden at Sizergh

Lake District's autumn colour 

Autumn is one of the most spectacular times to visit the Lake District, as the leaves in our valleys turn from green to gold. Enjoy spectacular autumn scenery from the cosy windows of Allan Bank. Or delight in the colourful harvest of apples, quince and Westmoreland damsons at Sizergh.

Autumn view of house and reflection lake at Lyme, Cheshire

Autumn colour in the North West 

Spot red deer amongst the vibrant autumn leaves at Lyme Park or go bird watching in the woodland gardens at Hare Hill. The bronze, gold and red tones of the changing beechwood leaves at Alderley Edge are a must-see.

Autumn colour at Cragside

North East's autumn colour 

Take in a kaleidoscope of colour in the North East this autumn. Head to the Durham Coast to spot colourful mushrooms and spectacular green moss along the branches of the trees. And don't miss the vibrant red, yellow and orange maples at Wallington in Northumberland.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal from Surprise View

Enjoy Yorkshire's autumn colours 

Take a walk around Yorkshire to see the glorious golds, reds and greens of autumn. As the colours change, go on a bracing hike over windswept moorlands or have a more gentle stroll through woodland, parkland and gardens to find somewhere new to explore this autumn.

The Sugar Loaf surrounded by autumn trees, Monmouthshire, South Wales

Wales's autumn colour 

Get a front row seat in Wales to enjoy the seasonal spectacle of our landscape turning crimson, gold and bronze this autumn. From the wild autumn landscape of the Brecon Beacons to the golden lime avenue at Erddig in Wrexham, there's so much to discover.

Mount Stewart lake

Northern Ireland's autumn colour 

There’s a palette of colours waiting to be uncovered across breath-taking landscapes at this time of year. Discover woodlands of golden leaves, meandering blue rivers and if you're lucky some red squirrels along the way.