There’s nothing like a winter walk to lift your mood when the weather has been so wet and miserable. Whether you’re looking to combine a walk and lunch or just to get out and enjoy the beautiful countryside there’s plenty of places to go for a walk not far from home. Here are some of the places we’ve tried and tested.
The Firecrest trail is a 2.8 mile signposted walk through Wendover Woods. The new visitor hub in Wendover Woods is now open along with a new café, children’s play area and large carpark. Click here for more details.
College Lake Nature Reserve
This thriving nature reserve near Tring is one of the flagship reserves of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust. There are three different trails to follow, plus there is a café, toilets and parking available. Click here for more details.
Great Missenden Walk
The Great Missenden Stile Free Walk is an easy, circular walk with numerous places to stop for delicious refreshments and points of interest along the way. Click here for details.
The beautiful village of Turville offers the starting place for a circular walk with a not to be missed stop off at The Barn Café on the way. Click here for more details.
There are plenty of walks to choose from around Burnham Beeches but if you fancy the idea of an easy walk followed by a delicious pub lunch at The Blackwood Arms, click here for details.
Winter walk in Tring
The Chiltern Society have a variety of local walks clearly marked out and suitable for all abilities. A 4.2 mile easy walk around Tring takes in several historical places and points of interest. Click here for details.