Head into Grange Wood, a craggy wooded knoll above the village of Grange in the Borrowdale valley, and discover a landscape which made a lasting impression on fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright. This circular walk will see you emerge from the trees to climb the summit of Castle Crag.
Take an enchanting stroll through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. Keep an eye out for native red squirrels as you make your way upwards towards the tumbling 65ft waterfall. Combine a walk to the falls with a bite to eat in our cosy café.
A wander around High Close is truly enchanting, with autumnal views that open up across Loughrigg Tarn and Elterwater. Perched between Elterwater and Grasmere, High Close is home to many rare trees and shrubs from all around the globe.
It's one of the best times to visit the Lakes. The summer crowds are long gone and the landscape turns from green to amber, red and gold. Crisp, autumn days are with us. Grab the binoculars and search for red squirrels with the kids, learn more about habitat restoration at some of our places or fungi spot in a woodland.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of autumn on walk through woodland in the North West. Stretch your legs as the seasonal changes bring dramatic colour and autumn wildlife to special places in the North West. See our pick of the best woodland walks near you.