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National Trust News: Autumn Colkour With The National Trust

"At the National Trust, we see autumn as a wonderful time to witness the magnificent colour of our woodlands and gardens, and we’re putting on some great events to celebrate. For more information on what’s happening at National Trust places across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please see the release below,'' says Phil Harper.

Take a stroll through National Trust woodlands and gardens and make the most of vibrant, autumnal hues and bronzed leaves crunching underfoot.

Here’s a selection of colourful National Trust events taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland this autumn:

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Powis Castle and Garden, Powys

Autumn garden tour, 21 September, 5 & 19 October 11.30am – 1pm

Find out about the history of the world-famous garden at Powis Castle and discover how the gardeners keep it looking so good in the autumn months. Take some ideas and inspiration home.

Normal admission charges apply, plus £3.50 per person.

Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01938 551929.

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Stonehenge Landscape, Wiltshire

Autumn archaeology walk, 24 September, 8&22 October, 19 November 2pm – 4.30pm

Enjoy an autumn afternoon walk up on the downs learning about the ancient archaeology of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site and the area's varied wildlife. On this three mile walk with views of the stone circle, visit ancient earthworks that have revealed much about the people who once lived and celebrated on the site. Talking points include the Cursus, the many and varied barrows, and an ancient avenue connecting ceremonial centres.

Adult £3.
Booking is advisable, please call 01980 664780.

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Castle Ward, Co. Down

Autumn harvest ramble, 25 September 3pm – 5pm

An autumnal, guided ramble around the Caste Ward demesne, taking in the amazing vistas and landscapes.

Normal admission charges apply.

Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 028 4488 1204.

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Arlington Court, Devon

Autumn celebration, 2 October 11am – 3pm

Enjoy all that autumn has to offer: go on a ramble through the estate to see its golden, autumnal cloak; join a story-teller to create a unique tale using the woods and wildlife as inspiration; make heart-warming food from Arlington’s walled kitchen garden produce, from stews to chutneys; and discover the results of Arlington's 'In Three Words' quest.

Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01271 850296.

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Claremont Landscape Garden, Surrey

Autumn’s harvest - a guided walk with Chris Howkins, 8 October 2pm – 4pm

Join Chris Howkins, a specialist in British ethnobotany, on a seasonal, guided walk around Claremont .

Adult £6, Child £4.
Booking is essential, please call 01372 467806.

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Wordsworth House and Garden, Cumbria

Autumn Poetry, 10-13, 24, 26 October from 11.30am

Celebrate the changing seasons with seasonal poems scattered around William Wordworth's childhood home and readings on the day (at 11.30am and 2.30pm).

Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01900 824805.

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Claremont Landscape Garden, Surrey

Autumn colour, 15 & 22 October 2pm – 3.30pm

Enjoy a guided afternoon walk in the garden looking at the trees in their autumn beautiful colours.

Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01372 467806.

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Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Autumn Tree Walk, 16 October 11am – 12.3pm

Stroll around the pleasure grounds and parkland and enjoy the autumn colours with a member of Kedleston’s outdoor team.
Normal admission charges apply, plus £3 per person.

Booking is essential, please call 01332 842191.

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Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire

Autumn in Wharfedale, 16 October 11am – 3pm

Experience the beautiful colours of autumn on a walk through the woods and limestone pavements of Wharfedale with a knowledgeable guide.

All £2.
Booking is essential, please call 01729 830416.

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Antony, Cornwall

Welly wanders, 22-23, 25-27, 29-30 October 11am – 4.30pm

Get out and about with the kids this autumn Come and explore the gardens at Antony and take your wellies for a wander. Try out our autumn family activities along the way.
Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01752 812 191.

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Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire

Autumn colour walk, 23 October 10.30am – 12.30pm

Enjoy a walk with the ranger to discover the beautiful autumn colours at this wonderful time of year.

Adult £3.

Booking is essential, please call 01451 844257.

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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire

Fountains in autumn, 23 October 11am – 1pm

Join a guided walk and marvel at the splendour of the autumn colours.

Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01765 608888.

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Longshaw Estate, Derbyshire

Autumn fun, 25 October 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Enjoy creative fun for half term week - collect autumn colours and be inspired by the change of season. There’s the opportunity to create big, group artwork at the Moorland Discovery Centre and also something special to take home.
Normal admission charges apply, plus £3 per person.

Booking is essential, please call 01433 670368.

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Knole, Kent

Autumn trail, 26-30 October, 11am – 3pm

Follow an exciting family wildlife trail through the autumn colours of Knole's deer park.

All £1.
Booking is not required for this event.

For more information please call 01732 462100.

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Stourhead, Wiltshire

Autumn Colour Walk, 30 October 10.30am – 12.30pm

Experience Stourhead in all its golden glory on a walk through the woodlands with the estate ranger. Discover how the National Trust manages the wider landscape for ever, for everyone.

Adult £10, Child £5.
Booking is essential, please call 0844 249 1895.

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For more information on National Trust events, please visit our website at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events

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