16 Nov Winter walks around the UK
Winter is coming, so put on your walking boots and get out into the frosty, beautiful winter wonderlands for these great winter walks. Winter is great for walkers, walking on the crisp leaves which have fallen. Stroll through the tranquil landscapes glittering through the winter sun. So blow away the winter cobwebs and try these winter wonderland walks.
This winter wonderland is not just any wonderland, but one with a twist. Its Egyptian garden complete with pyramids will make your walk that little different.
If you love to explore, then these gardens will be perfect for you. With 20 different varieties of holly, and great spots in the Himalayan glen to see evergreen ferns. There is an impressive group of mature monkey puzzle trees, allowing you to see some great wildlife hidden in the depths of this wonderful winterland.
If you are looking for an Edwardian garden, then this is the place to go. It has one of the finest examples of Edwardian garden designs, including different themes throughout the walk.
Walking though romantic walkways, down winding steps and gazing out on water features. All this while walking through 55 acres of rural areas of the Vale of Glamorgan. Make sure you have suitable footwear on, as some parts may be difficult on the different terrains. We would suggest for you to wear Grisport Thunder. These will keep you warm, fitted with waterproof and breathable membrane.
If you want to take a step back in time, then take a trip to Fountains Abbey and see the magnificent ruins of the Cistercian abbey. It looks beautiful in the winter sun, allowing you to take in the breath taking views looking over Georgian water gardens create mirror like pools.
There are plenty of things to get involved with, including some festive activities great for you and the kids.
Whatever you are looking for, either peace and quiet or fun and activity, we have everything you need. These gardens are great and have matured into some of the finest in Britain, which has been named as ‘The garden makeover of the year’ by James Alexander Sinclair from the Telegraph.
Take the fairy trail with the kids, as we know, all fairies live at the bottom of the garden and here at Trentham gardens it is no exception. Keep your eyes peeled as you walk around the mile-long lake, woodland and maze, you might just see some fairies!
The wilderness garden is dotted with many winter wildlife and landscape. Including hazel (Corylus), witch hazel (Hamamelis) and viburnums. If you are taking a stroll on the Ornamental walk, then there will be some surprising flashes of colour along the way. Including some rhododendrons.
You can learn the stories behind the ruins of this lavish court. It also has something for everyone to enjoy.