Thames and Chilterns

Sunshine through the trees on a frosty winter day

Counties with grand gardens, mansions and hidden gems

Places to visit

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More things to see and do this winter

Ranger using chain saw in the forest, hampshire

Winter conservation work in woodlands 

Few of us like to hear the whine of a chain saw in a winter woodland. For nature lovers, chopping down trees goes against all our instincts. So why do we do it?

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Watlington Hill in Oxfordshire

A winter walk with a ranger at Watlington Hill 

Jerry Page, Chilterns Countryside ranger reveals the red kites and ravens on a winter walk at Watlington Hill.

Walking the dog at Stowe Landscape Gardens in Buckinghamshire

Thames Valley 

From world famous landscapes gardens to epic ancient woodlands, there is a huge variety of dog-friendly places for you to explore.

Where will you visit today?