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Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

22nd September 2011

The days are shortening and the leaves are turning colour. The scent of autumn is in the air and the light is divine. We pick our favourite places in the UK to spot autumnal colour.

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

22nd September 2011

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

22nd September 2011

1 Lytes Careys Manor, Somerset – Built for the medical herbalist, Henry Lyte, the house and its Arts and Crafts style garden and surroundings are quite spectacular. nationaltrust.org.uk

2 Visit Bolton Abbey, near Skipton for the gorgeous Strid Wood on the estate – a site of special scientific interest because it is the largest remnant of acidic woodland in Yorkshire. boltonabbey.com

3 Calke Abbey in Derby, where the rolling parkland paints a perfect picture. nationaltrust.org.uk

4 Delve into The Outwoods in Leicestershire where you can witness some of the best displays of autumn colours, criss-crossed with footpaths and cycleways to explore. charnwood.gov.uk

5 Within the National Forest, at the Heart of the UK, Jackson’s Bank, Carvers Rocks, Sence Valley Forest Park and Beacon Hill all provide good woodland views that showcase autumn colours (pictured). nationalforest.org

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