The fruits and berries in the hedges are now ripe and the wood pigeons feed on the elderberries and acorns. By the third week of September the swallows will have left on their annual journey to Africa. There is a golden glow as the leaves change colour and in November it is dark by 4.30pm.
Autumn is the season of sheep sales and fat lambs and cattle continue to be sold each week. As the fields get wetter the cattle are brought inside and the outside cattle get extra food and silage.