Our best autumn gardens in the Midlands

Autumn is the perfect time of year to explore the gardens we care for. From the asters at Upton to Calke's pumpkin 'theatre', gardens in the Midlands are alive with colour and beauty.

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This article was created before the coronavirus crisis, and may not reflect the current situation. All of the gardens shown are open but there may be restrictions in place. Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel for booking details and the most up to date information about visiting

Autumn colour in China at Biddulph Grange Garden

Biddulph Grange Garden in autumn 

Autumn is one of the most visually striking times to visit Biddulph Grange Garden. Discover the magnificent autumn colours on our new autumn walk.

Flower Garden at National Trust Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Shades of autumn in the gardens at Calke Abbey 

Enjoy the last of the summer colour in Calke’s gardens and look out for our vibrant autumn highlights.

A view of the Manor on a sunny day framed by autumnal leaves hanging from a tree

Autumnal colours to behold at Wightwick Manor 

The garden sees dramatic changes as green summer vegetation turns into a glorious array of autumnal hues.

Close up photograph of a bed of purple Asters

Asters and autumn colour in Upton’s Garden 

The colour changes from the blues and purple of the aster collection in September to the reds and oranges of the shrubs in the dry bank in October. Discover autumn's colours in Upton’s gardens this autumn.

Take a stroll through our parkland

Autumn in the gardens at Baddesley Clinton  

In the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness you will find Baddesley's gardens a beautiful and tranquil place.

The walled garden in autumn at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Autumn in the garden at Croft 

Our head gardener reveals some handy tips for cultivating a beautiful autumn garden.