All change! The trees are turning from green to gorgeous red-brick, crimson and gold - and the best places to see them are these beautiful local arboretums in the West Midlands, neighbouring Cotswolds, Worcs and beyond.
Discover the hidden nature that exists on our doorsteps for free from Sept 11-20, as areas of the countryside, gardens, green spaces, urban parks, orchards, vineyards, farms and forests are opened up, as well as built heritage.
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