Here are some Boxing Day Walks in Berkshire and Surrey which you might like to try. Boxing Day is a wonderful day to be out and about exploring and getting some fresh air after an indulgent Christmas Day.
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Boxing Day Walks
- Hurley Riverside, Hurley
- Snelsmore Common, Newbury
Walking at Snelsmore Common has lots of different walking route options and is made up of a range of habitats which include woodlands, wet mires and heathland. You might even spot the Exmoor and New Forest ponies if you are lucky.
- Walking at Dorney Wetlands, Dorney
- Hungerford Wharf, Hungerford
- Woodland Walk at The Pinewood Centre, Wokingham Without
There is a great woodland to explore at The Pinewood Centre in Wokingham Without. There are also wooden sculptures to discover during your walk, plus to great play areas.
- Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead
Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island make for a gentle walk, but there is lots to see including the boats going through the lock and Boulters Weir. You can also feed the birds, play in the small play area and find the wooden sculptures and wobbly bridge dotted around the island.
- A circular walk at Ankerwycke
Why not enjoy a walk at Ankerwycke? This walk is steeped in history – during the walk you can visit the Ankerwycke Yew, a 2,500 year old tree. Make sure you take wellies as this walk is muddy in the winter.
- Ascot Heath at Ascot Racecourse, Ascot
- Lightwater Country Park, Surrey
Lightwater Country Park is a lovely place to walk, with walks through woodlands, heathland and around ponds to explore. There is a good sized play area and also cafe too.
- Walking at Hindhead Common and The Devil’s Punch Bowl, Surrey
Hindhead Common and The Devil’s Punch Bowl is an impressive place to walk, with great views of the ‘punch bowl’ plus a number of walking route to pick from. There is a cafe next to the car park and also wooden logs, stepping stones etc to climb for the children.
- The Copper Horse – Long Walk, Windsor Great Park
- Simon’s Wood in Finchampstead
- Bath Islands to Windsor Bridge in Windsor
- The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
Visit The Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham and walk around the lakes. Read the fact boards on your way around and take time to enjoy the birds from the bird hides. The walk if flat, so buggy friendly. It can be muddy in the winter, so an off road buggy would be best. There are two play areas, toilets and a cafe.
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