19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds
- Credit: Archant
Crunchy leaves under foot, bracing walks in beautiful countryside, mugs of hot chocolate in cosy tea rooms and charming pubs with roaring fireplaces – what’s not to love about autumn in the Cotswolds?
Admire the collection of trees to be found at Westonbirt Aboretum bursting with colour once the summer comes to an end...
...and spot the golden yellows and rich reds which fill the trees of Batsford Aboretum.
...and Lower Slaughter, as the colder weather draws in.
...or through the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace...
...or even Laurie Lee's stomping ground - Slad Valley!
Feel the leaves crunch beneath your feet in the Forest of Dean...
...and embrace the mesmerising autumnal view from the top of Symonds Yat.
The scenery along River Coln is breathtaking...
...and you can leave the stresses of everyday life within the trees of Badbury Hill!
Leaves begin to litter the banks of the River Eye, Lower Slaughter...
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...and cover the Cotswold countryside in hues of yellow, orange and red.
The autumnal weather is the perfect excuse to warm up in a cosy tea room...
...or visit a Cotswold countryside pub and grab a seat in front of the fireplace.
We might be biased but we love spending our time in the Cotswolds all year round...
However there's something rather special about autumn...
...and we hope you agree!