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10 Autumn Adventures

Wind down in a different sort of way. Switch off the screens, unplug the wi-fi and take time to reconnect with nature.

Getting active together outside for just a few hours really can be a walk in the park - but there are plenty of wild outdoor places to discover through gentle activities this season.

Go wild and see how many outdoor adventures you can complete over the autumn.

 

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1. Capture the colours of autumn

 

Capture the colours of autumn

 

Get you camera or your gluestick out! Take photos of the wonderful colours or make pictures to your own designs using collected leaves. 

 

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2. Make some Pumpkin soup

Carve a pumpkin and make soup

Be sure to keep the pumpkin's fruity flesh when you make your Halloween lantern. It will make a tasty soup.

 

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3. Collect and roast Sweet Chestnuts

Collect and roast sweet chestnuts

Once roasted, they are delicious to eat. Dont' confuse them with the non-edible conker!

 

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4. Build a home for wildlife in your garden

Build a home for wildlife

 

The choice is yours - and you don't have to stop at just one!

 

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5. Find pine cones and make seasonal decorations

 

Collect Pine Cones and make decorations

 

Collect, then create perhaps the cutest owl or hedgehog friends or keep them for Christmas decorations.

 

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6. Make a wild blackberry pie

Make a wild blackberry pie

Pick deliciously juicy blackberries from the hedgerow to make a tasty pie or crumble

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7. Kick fallen leaves on a walk in the woods

 

Kick fallen leaves on a walk in the woods

 

Enjoy kicking up colourful autumn leaves on a walk through one of Suffolk's broadleaf woodlands.

 

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8. Eat an apple  from the tree

Eat an apple straight from the tree

Even in the quietest meadow or smallest garden, there’s always something wild going on.

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9. See and hear the clash of antlers 

 

See and hear the clash of antlers

 

Red deer stags clashing antlers in the fight for a mate is one of natures greatest spectacles. Our suffolk coast healthlands rank amongst Englands best places to witness this.

 

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1O. Make a den

Gather together fallen branches either in the woods or your back garden and construct your own hideout.

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