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The very best autumn walks near you

Looking for autumn walks near you? On our woodland and forest trails, you'll discover breath-taking forest landscapes and incredible displays of colour.

Find your nearest walk with our handy guide to autumn walks, then treat your senses to the sights, smells and sounds of autumn in the forest.

Find your nearest autumn walks

Autumnal landscape with lake and mountains in background
Blog
09 September 2020
If you're looking for colourful autumn walks to enjoy near you this season, look no further! We've rounded up our favourite spots in the North West for vibrant colours, breathtaking views, and mindful moments of forest tranquility.
Autumn in the forest
Blog
25 September 2020
Discover waterfalls, spectacular views and brilliant autumn colour in the North East of England this autumn.
Bedgebury autumn colour
Blog
08 September 2020
From stunning open skies in Norfolk to wooded and ancient landscapes of the home counties, grab your drinking flask, wrap up warm, and discover a perfect autumn walk near you. 
autumn westonbirt
Blog
10 September 2020
If you're looking for colourful autumn walks to enjoy near you in the Midlands, look no further! We've summarised the top autumn spots in the Midlands, so you can find your nearest vibrant colours, breathtaking views, and mindful moments of forest tranquility. 
Couple walking in autumn forest
Blog
27 August 2020
From stunning displays of colour in Somerset to panoramic viewpoints in Cornwall, grab your walking boots, wrap up warm, and discover the perfect autumn walk near you.
Red squirrel eating a nut
Blog
15 September 2020
Clear your mind and feel refreshed by the sights, sounds and smells of the most beautiful season in the forest. Explore the many winding paths of fallen leaves, wildlife and radiant colour in the South of England.

Share your autumn snaps with #AutumnLeafWatch to win Forestry England Membership and a £200 gift voucher!

Young girl playing with a bucket of autumn leaves
Resource
29 January 2019
Download the autumn activity pack for a wonderfully colourful day out with the kids. Sign up to bring forest learning to life with our free downloadable activities! Full of seasonal things to engage your senses, you'll have hours of forest fun.
Autumn Leaves
Blog
06 September 2018
Forest bathing is an ancient Japanese process of relaxation - know in Japan as shinrin yoku. The simple method of being calm and quiet amongst the trees, observing nature around you whilst breathing deeply can help both adults and children de-stress and boost health and wellbeing in a natural way. Step by step guides to help you relax, reset and practice mindfulness in the great outdoors.
Couple walking in autumn forest
Blog
18 September 2019
Refresh your body, mind and spirit whilst discovering breath-taking forest landscapes and incredible displays of colour!
Women in pink coat walking through spring woodland
Article
15 April 2019
Forests are places you can seek adventure, make memories or find escape. For 100 years we've been looking after the nation's forests, so that they can take care of you.