Head to the Meon Valley for a wander through Exton and Warnford with some great views from Beacon Hill.
Take a walk alongside the peaceful Kennet and Avon Canal, before visiting Aldermaston Wharf and Padworth.
Head to the western edge of the New Forest for an easy wander over the neighbouring commons of Rockford and Ibsley.
Two shorter walks to get you out in the fresh air over the Christmas break; a Buckinghamshire walk at Cholesbury and a Berkshire walk at Tidmarsh
Head to the north-west corner of Hampshire for a wander through the picturesque village of Hannington tucked within the North Wessex Downs AONB.
Very happy that my guidebook – Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal – received a Highly Commended award from the Outdoor Writer’s and Photographer’s Guild (OWPG).
For a change, the walk this month is a linear affair starting at Cookham in Berkshire and ending at Marlow in Buckinghamshire, using the train to get back to Cookham.
This month we head to the village of Houghton to the west of Winchester, for a fairly easy dog-friendly wander along paths and tracks through the lovely rolling Hampshire countryside on the west side of the Test Valley.
Head to Streatley for a walk with views across the Goring Gap before crossing the River Thames to the neighbouring Oxfordshire village of Goring-on-Thames.
Head to Little London near the northern edge of Hampshire for a walk through the ancient woodland of Pamber Forest.