Near Torpoint, the garden at Antony is home to playful topiary, intriguing sculptures, fountains and sweeping views over the water. In autumn, the garden colour shifts into a warm glow of oranges and reds.
An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden rich in archaeology and wildlife. In the walled King's Garden, cloud-like box hedges follow neat paths where you can experience an environment that’s rich in history as well as nature.
The Lanhydrock garden is full of hidden details to discover, a glorious mix of history and nature come rain or shine. Autumn colour really takes hold across the estate with miles of footpaths and even cycle trails for all abilities to enjoy the season.
Nestled between the moors and the sea, Trengwainton is a garden of contrasts that nurtures an award-winning plant collection. A gentle stream runs through the centre while winding, wooded paths climb to an open terrace with sea views. Ten sections of walled gardens include a kitchen garden built to the dimensions of Noah’s Ark.
Whether you’re looking for fuel to kick-start a ramble on the coast, or are returning from a gentle stroll in the woods, you’ll find these kiosks, cafés and tea-rooms are great places to stop for a treat. What's more, every visit you make and piece of cake you buy helps us carry on looking after special places for everyone to enjoy, for ever.
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.
Explore the diverse landscape of the South West on foot. Here's a selection of great walks by county, taking in coastline, hillforts, woodland, countryside and more across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Navigate through these to find your local walk, perfect for exploring the great outdoors this autumn.