8 great autumn activities in Wales Some people mourn the passing of summer, but in Wales, autumn is the season where the action really begins to ramp up Leaf peeping spots Wales in Autumn is wonderful. Check out these great spots for breathtaking autumnal views October half-term Fancy an autumn walk in the countryside, grazing round a food festival. Autumn food festivals Fancy a crisp stroll through gourmet heaven? These Welsh food festivals will warm your cockles. Return of the red kite The red kite has soared from the brink of extinction to national bird status. Haunted nights in Wales Haunted hotspots and ghostly goings-on; these are some of the many spooky places to spend an evening in Wales Autumn Winter Wildlife Discover some of the best places for species-spotting across Wales Gardens and country parks The gardens and country parks across Wales make the most of the incredible natural scenery.