19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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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?

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...and spot the golden yellows and rich reds which fill the trees of Batsford Aboretum.

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

Enjoy a quieter moment in the popular, pretty villages of Bourton-on-the-Water...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...and Lower Slaughter, as the colder weather draws in.

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

There are plenty of places to enjoy an autumn walk including Minster Lovell Hall...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...or through the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...or even Laurie Lee's stomping ground - Slad Valley!

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

Feel the leaves crunch beneath your feet in the Forest of Dean...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...and embrace the mesmerising autumnal view from the top of Symonds Yat.

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

The scenery along River Coln is breathtaking...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...and you can leave the stresses of everyday life within the trees of Badbury Hill!

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

Leaves begin to litter the banks of the River Eye, Lower Slaughter...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

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...and cover the Cotswold countryside in hues of yellow, orange and red.

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

The autumnal weather is the perfect excuse to warm up in a cosy tea room...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...indulge in an afternoon tea...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...or visit a Cotswold countryside pub and grab a seat in front of the fireplace.

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

We might be biased but we love spending our time in the Cotswolds all year round...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

However there's something rather special about autumn...

19 pictures that prove autumn is the best time to visit the Cotswolds

Autumn in Stratford Park, Stroud (c) P J Photography / Shutterstock

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?

...and we hope you agree!

 

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