Take a good look at these pictures though as a cold spell on its way could be the end of the autumnal technicolour.

The Forestry Commission had names its top ten places for seeing trees in autumn, with Westonbirt Arboretum in the Costwolds taking first place, followed by Friston Forest in the South Downs.

In third place is Bedgebury, in Kent’s High Weald area.

The UK isn’t alone is being spectacular at this time of year. Here’s TNT’s round-up of the world’s best places for going ‘Aaah’ at autumn leaves: tntmagazine.com/autumn

You can check out your nearest colourful trees on the Forestry Commission’s interactive map here: forestry.gov.uk

Get tree hugging!