In Nature

Savernake Forest, Wiltshire

As the leaves begin to change and the longer nights draw in it makes a great time to explore some of our timeless nature before the seasons change again. Here we show you 9 reasons why you should pack up your bags and book your autumn break to Wiltshire

Stourhead

These iconic National Trust gardens are at their peak during the autumn months with rich golds, yellows and reds appearing in the trees. Look out for guided autumn estate walks and call Stourhead’s ‘leaf line’ to hear updates on the colours.

Stourhead, Wiltshire

Misty landscapes

Head to a high point and watch the low lying morning mists prevail across our landscape.

Pewsey Vale

Take an autumn walk

Whether through the Savernake Forest, near Marlborough or around Shearwater Lake, near Warminster. There are some top walks to enjoy this autumn.

Shearwater

Savernake Forest in Autumn

Catch the reflections along the Kennet & Avon Canal

This tranquil water way is another popular choice for an autumnal day out. Stroll along the tow path, hire a canoe or pop into one of the canal side pubs and cafes for a warming drink and a spot of cake!

Kennet & Avon Canal, Pewsey

Kennet & Avon Canal, Bradford on Avon

Check out the views from our golf courses

Whether at the North Wilts Golf Course (pictured below) or within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Rushmore Golf Club, why not enjoy a game with stunning surroundings?

North Wilts Golf Club

Kick up those leaves in the New Forest National Park

Perfect for nature lovers, the New Forest National Park offers many an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Pop your wellies on and kick the fallen leaves about. See if you can spot the New Forest ponies or any of the pigs sent out for the annual pannage.

Nomansland, New Forest National Park

So, with lots of beautiful vistas, walks to enjoy and many a great photo opportunity don’t forget to check out places to stay where you can extend your visit to our county.

Keep sharing your autumnal photos with us too using #timeforwiltshire – we love to see them!

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