Leaf Crunching Walks

It’s taken a while, but Autumn is officially here. The British countryside is glowing with a refreshed colour palette, ready to be admired across breath-taking landscapes. From gentle strolls through country house gardens to brisk hikes up coastal cliffs, we’ve put together a list of walking destinations which offer kaleidoscopic views highlighting Britain’s natural beauty.

Put on your boots, make a flask of hot tea and take in the magic of this glorious season…

With over 40 miles of footpaths covering acres of beautiful woodland, you’ll be spoilt for choice on which route to explore around Cragside’s stunning grounds.

As one of the world’s finest landscape gardens, autumn in Stourhead provides vistas accentuated by burnished leaves and rusty colour palettes.

The gardens and parkland around this Victorian estate stretch out for miles, hear the crunch of autumn leaves beneath your boots as you walk through the wildflower meadows.

Bursting with autumnal charm, the blazing colours of Winkworth's maple trees paint the landscape, making it the best time of year to visit.

From short strolls through the wooded valley to longer hikes up dramatic coastal cliffs, there's something for everyone on the West Exmoor coast.

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