Simple strolls and longer walks around the English Riviera

There are plenty of places for a refreshing walk - crunch through leaves in woodland or breathe in bracing sea air whilst strolling along the coast as rusty golds, reds and oranges take over the countryside.

The Banana Garden at Overbeck's, Salcombe, Devon.

Cliff-top tropical oasis

A jungle of lush foliage sways in the autumn sunshine as you meander through the garden.

Wembury, South West Devon

Take a stroll around Wembury Point

Discover Wembury Point's past, still evident if you look closely, and a wide variety of wildlife, on land, sea and water. Enjoy views across the bay to the mysterious Great Mewstone.

The dramatic rocks and cliffs at Ayrmer Cove
Walking trail

Short walk around Ayrmer Cove 

Follow this gentle 1 mile walk along farmland with impressive views of Bigbury and Burgh Island (made famous by Agatha Christie's 'Then there were none'). This linear route finishes just above Ayrmer Cove and a well placed bench to stop and rest.

An autumnal view of Coleton Fishacre

A circular walk from Coleton Fishacre

This walk along the top of Coleton Fishacre garden and along the South West Coast Path to Coleton Camp is a great way to take in the rugged coastline that borders the garden and see the changing colours of autumn.

Follow the coast path and take in the views out to sea

Mill Bay walk

Leave the Salcombe crowds behind and take shady, woodland paths to quiet sandy coves. The path climbs to the old lookout at Gara Rock, where you can rest before returning back over the fields.

A man, woman and dog sat on benches in Greenway garden in Autumn

Exploring Greenway garden in autumn

The garden at Greenway is perfect for exploring in autumn, as the beech trees that line the driveway turn a buttery yellow and the vivid red of acers catch the eye. A walk through the relaxed woodland garden is filled with the sound of leaves crunching underfoot and glimpses of the River Dart.

An autumnal view of Coleton Fishacre

Exploring the garden in autumn

There's a nip in the air and the leaves are turning on the trees. Autumn in the garden is a riot of colour; the garden team have shared some of the top things to look out for this season.

A view along the path at Stoke Point, Noss Mayo

Longer walk at Stoke Point

Join the old carriage way, Revelstoke Drive, for a hike to the ruins of Gunrow Signal Station, a great picnic spot. The turn back and follow the path that hugs the coast through Netton Down.