Walk around Thorney Island

Walk around Thorney Island

A walk around Thorney Island is nine miles and takes about three to four hours, but guides you around some excellent West Sussex coastline. It’s right on the Hampshire border next to Emsworth.

It’s a circular walk around the peninsula on a public footpath that hugs the shoreline and the MOD owned British Army Military base.

Discover one of the South’s best hidden white sand beaches!

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Walk around Warsash Nature Reserve

Walk around Warsash Nature Reserve

Follow the tree trail on a walk around Warsash Nature Reserve and read the poetry trees for something a little bit different on your next walk.

A popular local spot, the nature reserve is great for picnics, short trail runs and dog walks…

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Walk the Wallington River in Fareham

Walk the Wallington River in Fareham

A walk around the Wallington River in Fareham will take you from town to country in less than 10 minutes.

You won’t believe this walk starts in an industrial estate and has you in glorious farmland in just a few short strides.

If you like a quieter countryside walk and some escapism, this one’s for you…

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Walk around Portchester Castle

Walk around Portchester Castle

A walk around Portchester Castle will take you through the pretty pastel homes of the village, the along the coast and around the historic ruins.

I think I’m a bit obsessed with walks by the water, this is another that takes in Hampshire’s gorgeous coastline!

It’s a fairly short loop but can be extended, take a look…

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Walk Swanick Lakes Nature Reserve

Walk Swanick Lakes Nature Reserve

Swanick Lakes Nature Reserve is home to a series of beautiful lakes, with routes to viewpoints and fishing spots.

It’s a great short trail for walking or running and has transformed the ex-clay pit that was once used to supply the local brick works.

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Walk Gull Coppice and Whiteley Woods

Walk Gull Coppice and Whiteley Woods

Gull Coppice is part of the surrounding woods of Whiteley. It’s a small woodland central to the many paved walking routes in the area, community and shopping centre.

While the woodland is not great from an accessibility viewpoint, the surrounding paved pathways offer a very accessible trail for those who might have different requirements when looking for a walk.

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Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail 2020

Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail 2020

Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail has been put on by Winchester Business Improvement District (BID) and is a lovely way to see the Christmas lights.

Here’s everything you need to know about finding the nutcrackers and getting a good walk around Winchester…

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Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020

This Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020 is here to help you find the best experiential gifts for the travel lovers in your life.

This guide will help you navigate shopping local and online this festive season because let’s face it, the majority of shopping is going to be done from home. Weirdest year ever, right?

Supporting local businesses, creators, causes, charities and institutions is particularly important this year so they are all still there, once the pandemic is under control. Supporting them will ensure our towns and cities stay diverse fun places to explore.

Here’s some of my favourite local travel experiences to inspire your gift giving this year.

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Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist

Did 2020 topple your travel plans? Me too, don’t worry, I’ve got something that will keep that wanderlust at bay and have you exploring the many wonders of the UK in no time!

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist is the answer to all of my travel woes of 2020 and 2021 (maybe longer, let’s not jinx it!). And, it is providing much needed inspiration in the darkness of ‘uncertain times’.

Live in the UK? Take a look at why this book might help bring some direction to your travel plans for the foreseeable future.

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