Autumn Walks: Plymouth and Saltash scenic trails or parks where people can enjoy the autumn leaves.

For our clients at Home Instead, these seasonal strolls are not just a means to enjoy the autumn air and picturesque views; they’re an integral part of maintaining health and happiness. Our Care Professionals often accompany clients on these gentle walks and we’re spoilt for choice with scenic trails that promise both tranquillity and a touch of local charm. Let’s discover together the local spots that make autumn walks a cherished activity among our clients and Care Professionals alike.

1. Hoe Park

4 Osborne Pl, Plymouth PL1 2PJ, United Kingdom

For those who like their walks with a side of sea air and history, Hoe Park is just the spot. It’s an ideal place for a walk, with paths that are easy to navigate and plenty of benches if you fancy a break. There’s also a historic lighthouse that offers panoramic views of the surrounding area – well worth the climb.

2. Beaumont Park

8 Tothill Ave, Plymouth PL4 8PH, United Kingdom

Right in the centre of Plymouth, Beaumont Park is a convenient spot for a bit of greenery without leaving the town. And at this time of year, November, it’s a beautiful place to walk under the autumnal foliage. It’s a good choice for dog walkers too, or anyone looking to enjoy a quiet moment. And for those with kids, the enclosed play area means you can relax while they play.

3. Freedom Fields Park

80 Lipson Rd, Plymouth PL4 8RJ, United Kingdom

Freedom Fields Park is a good shout for anyone after a peaceful stroll. The paths are ideal for children on bikes and there’s plenty of space for picnics. Despite being close to the road, it’s surprisingly quiet, making it a nice spot to unwind.

4. Ham Woods Local Nature Reserve

22 Dryburgh Cres, Plymouth PL2 2NU, United Kingdom

Ham Woods is a slice of the countryside in the city. It’s got everything from woodland paths to streams, making it a prime spot for a family outing or a dog walk. It feels a world away from the city noise and is a top choice for nature lovers.

5. Longstone Park

19 Longmeadow Rd, Saltash PL12 6DW, United Kingdom

Over in Saltash, Longstone Park is where to head for some of the best views around. There’s space plenty for a kickabout, plus play areas for the kids. It’s a fine place for a stroll, with views stretching out to Dartmoor on a clear day.

So there you have it, five top spots in Plymouth and Saltash to enjoy an autumn walk. Wrap up warm, grab a hot drink from a nearby café, and enjoy the season’s colours in these lovely local spots.