Autumn is without a doubt my favourite season of all. I love the colours of Autumn, the reds, golds and oranges of the leaves, the fresh crisp mornings and the sense of new beginnings that Autumn brings.
To make the most of one fresh, sunny Autumn’s day last week, we took the kids out for a walk on Durdham Downs.
If you are new to Bristol and are not familiar with Durdham Downs, this is a wonderful area of green space on the north-west of Bristol, less than two miles from the centre of Bristol. The Downs boasts fantastic views of the Severn Estuary, the Avon Gorge and Leigh Woods and is free to enjoy at all times.
Durdham Downs is also, in my opinion, one of the best places in Bristol to do a spot of conker hunting!
We decided to do our conker hunting on Saville Road which has many horse chestnut trees running alongside it.
Aside from conker hunting, the Downs is a great places for kids to discover nature.
There is a lovely little cafe next to the water tower named Cafe Retreat. We stopped there for a while to enjoy some necessary refreshments to fuel us for the remainder of our walk.
Durdham Downs is a great place to take your kids and enjoy Autumn in all its glory.