Getting out in Gloucestershire – Where to go in the Autumn

Exploring Gloucestershire is extremely rewarding in any season, but at this time of the year as the Summer turns to Autumn, you will begin to see the trees spectacular displays, and the weather will cool down enough to make walking more pleasurable, whilst still having long enough days to get out and enjoy the countryside and the stunning views around the county.

If you are planning to visit Gloucestershire in the Autumn, you are in for a treat. There is plenty on offer, whether you are travelling as a group, as a couple or alone, you will be sure to find plenty to enjoy. Gloucestershire has a wide range of accommodation, if you are planning on bringing the dog there are plenty of places that welcome pets with easy access to long country walks, and you can even have vape juices delivered directly to you from Lazy Juice Gloucester vape shop – so as you can see everything in Gloucestershire is taken care of, you just have to enjoy it!

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Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is the perfect place to visit to see a wide variety of bird species in their wild environment. Popular with serious birdwatchers and families alike, a day out at Slimbridge really is perfect for everyone. Children will love feeding the birds and there is even an indoor soft play and reptile area. Visit the hides to get the chance to see some rare species and get up close to the three resident otters at feeding time!

The Cotswold Way – Walkers will adore the Cotswold way, a walk encompassing a huge trail of the beautiful countryside surrounding Gloucestershire and packed full of sights and places to visit along the way. Snowshill manor and gardens and Painswick Rococo gardens are just a couple of great places to visit, and there are lots of cosy country pubs along the way serving up hearty food and refreshing drinks – perfect to get all that energy back after a long walk!

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Fairs and Festivals – September is a month of festivals and fairs in the county. The Onion Fayre in Newent is a street fayre that celebrates the humble onion. Entry is free and the streets of Newent are full of stalls, rides and music and of course onions! Frampton country fair is also a great place to visit if you want to see Gloucestershire’s farming heritage. Horses and dogs compete in shows and you can see traditional farming practices in action.