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    Best arboretum for autumn photography: 7 UK forest parks you shouldn’t miss

    | Landscape | Photography Tips | 14/11/2013 15:33pm
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    Arboretums in autumn are spectacles to behold, and even more so for photographers who know how to capture their splendour in timeless fashion. Below we’ve rounded up our picks for the best arboretums in the UK for capturing autumn colours and textures.

    Best arboretum for autumn photography: 7 UK forest parks you shouldn't miss

    What’s more, we’ve provide sat-nav friendly postcodes for each arboretum. What’s your favourite UK arboretum? Let us know!

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Kilmun Arboretum

    DG Farquhar

    01 Kilmun Arboretum
    Argyll and Bute, PA23 8SE
    Discover a range of lovely walks of varying degrees of difficulty 
in this part of the Argyll Forest Park in Scotland. The background scenery of Holy Loch and Loch Eck is absolutely stunning.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Castlwellan Forest Park

    Patrick Craig Photography

    02 Castlewellan Forest Park
    Co Down, BT31 9BU
    With its walled garden, mountains, castle and mile-long lake, few arboretums boast such a photogenic location as Castlewellan.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Thorp Perrow Arboretum in Yorkshire UK

    Ashley Cooper

    03 Thorp Perrow Arboretum
    North Yorkshire, DL8 2PS
    Keep your family entertained at the bird of prey and mammal centre while you find the best shooting spots on this 85-acre site.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Bodenham Arboretum

    Andy Teasdale

    04 Bodenham Arboretum
    Worcestershire, DY11 5TB
    Nestling in a valley 20 miles west of Birmingham, this arboretum has plenty of pools and lakes, offering scope for colourful reflection shots.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Lynford Arboretum

    Rod Edwards

    05 Lynford Arboretum
    Norfolk, IP26 5HW
    It’s a good idea to take a telephoto lens in addition to a wide-angle, as you may see hawfinches, firecrests and crossbills here.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Westonbirt Arboretum

    Stephen Spraggon

    06 Westonbirt Aboretum
    Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS
    The National Arboretum is the ruby in Britain’s autumn crown. You need to get there early to beat the crowds, especially at weekends.

     

    Best UK arboretums for autumn colours: Winkworth Aboretum

    Paul Prince Photography

    07 Winkworth Arboretum
    Surrey, GU8 4AD
    The picturesque slopes of this National Trust-owned hillside property lead down to the lake and boathouse – perfect focal points!

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