Our best cottages for an autumn walking break

Autumn is a rewarding season for walkers with landscapes ablaze with colour and alive with wildlife spectacles. It’s also a good opportunity to tackle some more challenging trails or see a quieter side of the countryside after the busy summer season.

Combe Park Lodge

Cottages for woodland walks 

We care for a variety of woodlands, from ancient forests to tree-lined avenues. These holiday cottages make the perfect tranquil spots to get closer to nature, with plenty of tree-lined footpaths to follow.

People walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland.

Cottages for challenging walks 

The landscapes we look after are full of opportunities to test yourself against the terrain. These holiday cottages give great access to walking routes that will push you that bit harder and further, from summit climbs and lengthy trails to upland walks and undulating paths.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.

Cottages for peaceful walks 

We’ve chosen our top holiday cottages with relaxing walks. Set within our special places, the cottages are surrounded by calm woodlands, quaint countryside and sweeping landscapes, all of which can be reached from your doorstep.

Fluffy white grey seal pup lying on the sand

Cottages for wildlife walks 

Many of our cottages are located in important habitats for flora and fauna. Whether you’d like to spot seals on the coast or take a stroll through a deer park, these holiday cottages all make great bases for walks with plenty of wildlife.