Here are some great family friendly walks which would be great to explore over the Christmas and New Year period.
Christmas and New Year Walk Ideas
- Dinton Pastures, Wokingham
A family walk around Dinton Pastures Lake with a fantastic large play area and cafe.
- The Copper Horse, The Long Walk, Windsor Great Park
An opportunity to walk to a well know landmark in Windsor great park. The walk is flat but long and feels like a real adventure.
- Buckler’s Forest, Crowthorne
Buckler’s Forest covers 100 acres of forest, grasslands, heathland and ponds. The site was once the former Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) and on your walk you may see some existing features of the research site including the fire tower.
- Cabbage Hill, Warfield
Cabbage Hill is a series of walking paths set around green space over looking Bracknell. We did this walk last year and enjoyed seeing the Christmas decorations on some of the houses.
- Baths Island to Windsor Bridge, Windsor
A lovely walk with great views of Windsor Castle plus a chance to see the boats with an opportunity to feed the birds.
- Boulter’s Lock and Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead
This is a leisurely walk with a small park, chance to watch boats coming in and out of the lock plus thereby are birds and guinea pigs on the island.
- Braywick Nature Reserve, Maidenhead
A walk through a formal park garden and open fields. There are sculptures to find and even a ‘tele-tubby’ hill to climb!
- Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
A walk around lakes where you can see lots of different types of birds. There is a great play area plus a hatch serving food and drinks.
- Aldermaston Wharf, Aldermaston
A canal walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal where you can see the locks in operation and watch the electric lifting bridge.
- Finchampstead Ridges, Finchampstead
A woodland and heathland walk with fantastic views.
- Lily Hill Park, Bracknell
This is a great park for an adventure, with woods, board walks, bridges and woodland to explore plus England’s Largest Picnic Bench made from one single piece of wood.
- Simon’s Wood, Finchampstead
A fantastic woodland walk with a large pond in the middle of the woodland.
- Hungerford Wharf
- Hurley Riverside
- A walk around Horseshoe Lake
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