Gardens and Parks in Oxfordshire

The gardens at Greys Court, Basildon Park and Waddesdon are glowing with late summer colour and frothing with seed heads in September. As the season ripens into autumn, parkland walks at are vibrant with red, russet and gold.

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The fourteenth-century Great Tower from the Kitchen Garden at Greys Court, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Greys Court 

The kitchen garden earns its keep in autumn at Greys Court with lots of produce heading to the kitchen for jam and cakes.

Cattle grazing in the autumn colours of the parkland

Autumn colour at Basildon Park 

See the landscape at Basildon Park change colour this autumn on a parkland walk whilst you take the time to be surrounded by changing hues of red, orange and yellow.

Autumn colour of bright orange and yellow on the trees reflects upon the Octogan Lake at Stowe


The gardens develop rich autumn hues of reds, golds and oranges creating a bright display that marks this seasonal change. Discover a kaleidoscope of colour at Stowe on a variety of walks and stop off for tea-time treats in the cosy cafe.

The Aviary in autumn, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire


Waddesdon's garden continues to look great way into the autumn. From the iconic Parterre with its unique carpet bedding, to the statuary and fountains hidden within the grounds.