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Top 10 Places for Fall Color in Britain

Submitted by on September 17, 2012 – 7:14 pmNo Comment
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Why go to New England to see the autumn colors when you can go to Old England?

As fall gets under way, Great Britain’s forests, parks and gardens come alive with a dazzling display of color from sublime bronzes to rich golden tones.

From Exbury Gardens in the New Forest, England, to Dawyck Botanical Garden (pictured, at left), near Peebles, Scotland, autumnal Britain is perfect for family days out, romantic strolls and experiencing nature at its best.

Courtesy of Visit Britain, here are 10 places to explore the autumnal countryside.

*Exbury Gardens, New Forest, England

*Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire, England

*Stourhead, Wiltshire, England

*Kew Gardens, London, England

*Dawyck Botanical Garden, Near Peebles, Scotland

*Faskally Forest, Perthshire, Scotland

*Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Wales

*Green Castle Woods, near Carmarthen, Wales

*Mount Stewart House, County Down, Northern Ireland

*Hever Castle, Kent, England

(Photo of the Scrape Glen in autumn courtesy of Dawyck Botanic Garden)

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