Walk Titchfield Canal to see flourishing local wetlands and seasonal birds in Hampshire.
Next to Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve, the canal path is a natural extension of the reserve and an easy walk perfect for a slow Sunday morning.
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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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Visit Wickham Water Meadows and walk a loop around the start of the Meon Valley Trail.
The old train abandoned track is a stunning path through the valley and the meadows sit right alongside it.
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It’s not everyday that you can say you’ve taken an alpaca for a walk! Take a look at the wonderful experience I had at Hensting Alpacas in Brambridge, Eastleigh. And yes, of course, there’s A LOT of cute alpaca pictures. Continue reading “Walking with Hensting Alpacas”
Hubble bubble boil and trouble! Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me you’ll be hunting for some treats and activities to celebrate the spookiest day of the year.
If you need a little inspiration take a peek at these five traditional Halloween activities…