This is autumn. This is Wales.

Inspiring autumn sights

Wales is a vision in the autumn. Rolling hills awash with golden colour, crisp leaves, roaring open fires in cosy inns and pubs. Explore these lovely leaf-peeping spots for a rejuvenating day out. 

Exterior view of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, in Autumn.
Stone bridge over a river leading to Tu Hwnt i’r Bont’ tearoom, a cottage covered with red, Virginia Creeper ivy

Tintern Abbey in the Wye Valley and ‘Tu Hwnt i’r Bont’ tearoom in Llanrwst.

Discover Wales under the stars

You can star-gaze in Wales all year round, but the darker nights of autumn and winter are best. The universe puts on awesome displays of stars, comets, meteors and galaxies – including our own home galaxy, the Milky Way.

Plan your astronomical journey this autumn led by Pontypridd astrophotographer Alyn Wallace. Discover Alyn's favorite places to enjoy the dark skies in Wales. If you want to take photos, follow his tips to get you started.

A man with a beard wearing a head torch which illuminates his face.
The Milky Way forming an arch in the night sky over the Elan Valley

Astrophotographer Alyn Wallace and his image of dark skies above the Elan Valley, Mid Wales.

Autumnal walks

Bursts of colour from falling leaves, the sounds of rushing rivers and dramatic seas— this special season offers walkers a carnival of colour and a chance to blow away the most stubborn of cobwebs.

From Brechfa to Barry, from Devil’s Bridge to Snowdonia — there’s something for everyone. Take a look at some of Ramblers Cymru’s favourite autumnal walks or check out some spectacular Coast path walks. Glorious colours, sights and sound await with the turn of every corner.

Epic autumn walks.

Epic adventures

Autumn offers a dramatic backdrop for exhilarating activities. With 870 miles of breathtaking coastline, you’re never far from an adventure on the water.

Whether you're heading to Wales with toddlers or teens, as a family or a groups of friends, we have adventures suitable for everyone - from beginners to experienced thrill-seekers.

Epic adventures - kayaking in Wales in Autumn.

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