In the way that the springtime represents rejuvenation, the autumn is an opportunity to reset, reflect and rethink all that has been and all that is to come.

The crunch of leaves ground you to the earth and uniquely embodies the passage of time. You are older than you were at the year’s start, what have you learned, experienced, overcome?

It has been widely demonstrated that walking, physically moving forward, helps the mind process complex emotions and thoughts. To get you prepared for the upcoming cold seasons, read this list of our favourite autumnal walks…

Killerton garden autumn walk, Killerton, Devon

A fantastic walk to show off the pallet of colours in the garden during autumn. Admire the deep orange berries of the Chinese Scarlet Rowan, the red berries and furry leaves of the Cotoneaster lacteus, and the Zelkova carpinifolia turning a deep, buttery yellow.

Dunster Castle garden tour, Somerset

The result of 100s of years of planning, building and restoration a walk around the gardens at Dunster Castle takes you around the world and though four different microclimates.

 

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Church and Ice house walk, Felbrigg, Norfolk

There are acres of parkland and woodland to wander round and soak up the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding area.  And, once there,  you’re only a few miles from the completely different scenery and landscape of the Norfolk beaches.

Autumn Colour Walk, Nant Gwynant, Gwynedd

Step out this autumn and explore the lower slopes of Snowdon and Nant Gwynant valley, where you’ll discover a landscape steeped in history and rich colours.

 

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Ancient tree walk, Petworth Park, West Sussex

With 70 acres of park to explore, Petworth House is the perfect place for a wildlife walk. Petworth House is a magnificent house set in 700 acres of landscaped deer park that’s home to an array of characterful veteran trees as well as a herd of fallow deer that have lived there for more than 500 years.

 

 

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Petworth on a misty February morning . . . #westsussex #petworthnt #petworthpark #mistyfebruarymorning #mistymorning

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Wirral Coastal Walk into RSPB at Burton

Wirral’s rich and diverse landscape lends itself perfectly for outdoor adventures, and is highly popular with walkers from across the country, and beyond.

 

What autumnal UK walks are you favourite? Let us know in the comments…