Gardens and parks in London

As the days begin to shorten, our gardens and parks in London begin their autumnal transformation. From the leaf-littered loveliness of Morden Hall Park to wide open space of Osterley Park, there are plenty of paths to explore.

Spot fungi tucked into woodland corners at Runnymede and see autumnal fruits adding colour to the orchards at Rainham Hall and Ham House.

Every time you come to crunch through the leaves, you help us look after these places for seasons to come.

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Cherry garden in autumn at Ham House

Ham House and Garden

Escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy some autumnal fresh air at Ham House. There's a riot of colour in the Kitchen Garden where a huge variety of vegetables are ready to harvest and burnished tones of red and gold all around the riverside estate.

A family playing outside at Osterley Park and House, London

Osterley Park and Garden

As autumn arrives so does the opportunity to see swathes of colour around the estate at Osterley Park and House. From the Shagbark Hickory showing glorious golds and rich reds, to the bright orange and yellows of pumpkins and gourds from the Ornamental Vegetable Garden.

Family playing with leaves in the autumn at Morden Hall Park, London

Morden Hall Park

Watch as the light glimmers off golden leaves during an autumn walk at Morden Hall Park. The park's iron bridges offer somewhere to stop and savour the seasonal sights before tucking into something warm in the Potting Shed Café.

Rainham Hall is a historic Georgian House in Rainham, London

Rainham Hall

Stop by Rainham Hall’s community garden, a tucked away treasure of nearly three-acres. The garden is accessible with sloping gravel paths, lawns and a small orchard with apples, plums, mulberry and pear trees. It’s free to enter too.

Runnymede Magna Carta Memorial

Runnymede

Explore this wide open countryside space, wandering through historic meadows and crunching along leaf littered woodland paths. Bring your dog too, they'll be welcome across the whole site. The ground can be muddy during the colder months, wellies or sturdy shoes are best.

Visitors enjoying the autumn leaves at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Six things to see on an autumn woodland walk 

An autumn woodland glowing with colour and rich with the smell of damp earth is a wonderful place to be. National Trust Ranger Chloe Bradbrooke suggests six mini wonders of nature to look out for on an autumn woodland walk.

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