Make the most of the last rays of summer sun at gardens in and around Sussex.
The borders are in full flight at Nymans in Handcross, while the garden at Standen, near East Grinstead, looks beautiful in the September light.
Or take a chance to view late summer colour in the rose garden at Bateman's.
Take a late summer stroll through the September colour in the rose garden, or meander down to the wild garden to see majestic gunnera. As autumn approaches there’s the promise of plums, apples and pears from the orchard.
At the south end of the garden you'll find the South African bed, characterised by unusual and interesting plants set in rhythmic patterns and bold drifts.
Woolbeding Estate was given to the National Trust in 1957, find out more about how Woolbeding was transformed into a garden of design.
Sir Robert Witt, the chairman of the National Art Collections Fund was the property's first tenant and he is largely responsible for the cottage garden that you see today.
Choose a family-friendly woodland trail or take on a more challenging terrain on a woodland hike.
Scroll through our downloadable autumn walks across London and the South East and pick the colour that suits you best.
From the crisp coppers of Kent to brooding bronzes of Berkshire - there is a shade for everyone this autumn.