Walk the Winchester Water Meadows

Walk the Winchester Water Meadows

Just off the high street you can walk a loop and discover the Winchester Water Meadows.

It’s an easy walk that follows the River Itchen and leads to some of the best hidden parts of the city. The walk takes in part of the South Downs Way, the Clarendon Way, Wolvesey Castle, the Hospital of St. Cross, the Itchen Navigation path, St. Catherine’s Hill.

The water meadows inspired Keats to write ‘To Autumn’, you know the one, imagine this in a rather loud and grandiose overly dramatic style… “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”

With such a beautiful landscape on display you can see why he was motivated to write such pretty verse.

Get a slice of quintessential English countryside, history and explore Winchester in a totally new way.

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Spring paddle boarding adventures on the South Coast of England

Spring paddle boarding adventures on the South Coast of England

Having a break from your day to day life and going on an adventure is always a good thing. Even better when that adventure can be on your doorstep. Here’s a few pictures from my recent paddle boarding trip, it might bring you some inspiration to find something fun near you. Continue reading “Spring paddle boarding adventures on the South Coast of England”