As the nights draw in and the weather starts to drop it can only mean one thing – autumn is upon us.

Autumn's colour palette of reds, oranges, and golds across the Suffolk countryside make for a great picture.

From castles to old railway line walks, here are just some of the best places to see the season in all its glory.

Abbey Gardens

One of Suffolk's most-loved attractions, Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds comes to life in the autumn sunshine.

With the Abbey ruins, the Bury St Edmunds gardens is a perfect place to get out and enjoy some fresh air.

Fallen leaves will can be seen throughout the gardens making it one of the best places to enjoy the autumnal colours in Suffolk.

Chantry Park

Another popular Suffolk park, this time in Ipswich, is a great place to see the autumnal colours.

Throughout the park there is far-stretching views of ancient trees with leaves turning all shades of red and orange before dropping along pathways.

The park radiates in the autumnal glow and is also a great place to spend the day as children can spends hours playing in the fallen leaves.

Dunwich Heath

The National Trust site has a vast expanse of heathland, making it the perfect place for an autumn walk.

Walkers will also be able to spot a variety of wildlife and plants while enjoying scenic routes.

The area was also recently named as the best hidden gem in the country.

Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle really is an atmospheric place to visit in the autumn.

With a picturesque lake and the castle, which was made internationally famous by Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran, it is a perfect place to walk around and take in scenic views overlooking the small market town.

Old Railway Walk, Sudbury

Lined by hundreds of trees, the old railway walk in Sudbury is a great place to see all the colours of autumn.

Linking Sudbury and Long Melford, fallen leaves are scattered over the path making it the perfect autumn picture.

While walking along the old railway you can also divert off and walk along the River Stour.