Places to find conkers in the South East

From the UK's largest horse-chestnut tree at Hughenden in Buckinghamshire, to adventures among red squirrels on the Mottistone Estate, on the Isle of Wight, autumn wouldn't be complete without a traditional game of conkers for your little ones.

Our champion horse chestnut tree

Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire

Look in wonder at the UK's largest horse-chestnut tree and find some mighty conkers to take as a memento.

Child collecting conkers in autumn at a National Trust site

Emmetts Garden, Kent

Visit the South Garden this season, home to an impressive collection of hardy exotic trees and shrubs including the burnt toffee tree in autumn.

Looking past a stile on Mottistone Down to the soft green fields beyond

Mottistone Estate, Isle of Wight

Home to a healthy population of red squirrels, share foraging for chestnut trees with these furry friends.

Child with a handful of conkers at Castle Coole, County Fermanagh

Basildon Park, Berkshire

Find chestnuts and conkers fallen from trees and experience the fiery shades of our leafy landscapes

The great plane at Mottisfont, in front of the house.

Mottisfont, Hampshire

Mottisfont is home to many breathtaking trees, including grand horse chestnuts and stately oaks.

The avenue of lime and chestnut trees in Morden Hall Park, London

Morden Hall Park, London

Stroll through the avenue of lime and chestnut trees of this oasis in suburbia London.