The UK's top autumn walk has 'fantastic views' - 'like something off a film set'

Couple walking Ambleside Lake District

Ambleside took the crown

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 08/10/2023

- 04:01

The best autumn walks have been shared and the winner is a "stunning" Northern town

With autumn well and truly here, it is the perfect opportunity to spend some time in nature.

The walks with the best scenery to enjoy right now have been shared.

The list was compiled by Parkdean Resorts who looked for the 10 most Instagrammable strolls.

It did this by identifying the locations most viewed and shared in Instagram reels.


Ambleside has some stunning walks


Ambleside in the Lake District was voted as the best on the list.

There are lots of points of beauty to enjoy on relaxing walks around the town.

Loughrigg Fell is a popular walking spot in Ambleside and it has lots of positive reviews on Tripadvisor.

One wrote: "This is the most stunning place I have walked in the Lakes - like off a film set. I was blown away by this magnificent area."

Another said: "Absolutely first class views all along this walk and just right length duration for us.

"There is a steep bit towards the top but no real climbing as such. Well worth it for the fantastic views and scenery."

UK's best autumn walks

1. Ambleside - Lake District, Cumbria

2. Castleton - Peak District, Derbyshire

3. Castle Combe - Cotswolds, Wiltshire

4. Dartmoor National Park - Devon

5. Chipping Campden - Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

6. Faskally Forest - Perthshire

7. The Hermitage - Dunkeld

8. Porthloe - Truro, Cornwall

9. Vallis Vale - Great Elm, Somerset

10. Ickworth Estate - Suffolk

Autumn leaves walk

The best autumn walks were shared


The best dog walks in the UK have been named and one location dominated the list.

Walks in Cornwall made up seven of the top 10 locations.

A UK park ranked among the best in the world in recent research.

The Lake District was ranked the second best in the world.

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