Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore.

You can enjoy the changing colour of the seasons with us this autumn

You can enjoy the changing colour of the seasons with us this autumn

Autumn colour

Autumn is the season to crunch through the leaves and enjoy the blaze of colours and changing light that unfolds in gardens, parks and houses at this time of year.

We’ve also got some picture perfect walks during this year’s Great British Walk, which takes place from 8 September – 24 October.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Autumn is the perfect season to tick off more of your 50 things as mother nature brings us falling leaves, conkers to play with, fruit to pick and vegetables to eat.

Great British Walk

This year’s Great British Walk celebrates the changing colours of our landscapes.

Why not take a stroll under falling gold and orange leaves, discover pink and yellow fungi and watch red deer and blue merlins?

Places we care for

You can enjoy hours of time out at the places we care for.

From acre upon acre of countryside to mansions, castles and churches, there is something for everyone.

Seasonal wildlife

Come and see the amazing clusters of fungi at Ilam

Our team of wildlife staff, rangers and gardeners share the wildlife they see through the seasons.

From migrating birds to blooming gardens, intriguing fungi to veteran trees, you can learn all about wildlife through the seasons with us.

Come and chat

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We'd love to hear your experiences, see your photos & films and share our special offers, updates and news with you.


Siutated in the heart of England, the Midlands is the perfect location for groups.

Whether you're looking for a new day trip, somewhere to stop off on route north or south or a full weekend itinerary; houses, gardens, parklands and countryside places all await you.


You can delve even deeper into the collections we care for online.

Have you ever wondered what is hiding behind the doors of your favourite cabinet or what objects are yet to be displayed?

With over 800,000 items we're sure you will discover something new.