Something to do between Christmas and New Year

That magical time of year between Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, where opportunities for days out are endless. Take a look at what's going on during 'Twixmas' and great places to wrap up warm and go for a walk, for ideas to help you get outside and enjoy the last of the season.

National Trust woodland with people

Winter walks on the Kingston Lacy estate 

Wrap up warm and enjoy a winter walk on the estate. Blow out the cobwebs and burn off the excesses of the festive season. Download one of our estate walks today.

Morris dancer sticks being held aloft

The Lord of Misrule returns to Montacute House

Between 20 December and 1 January, the Lord of Misrule once again invites you to join him for impish evenings of upturned mischief-making and convivial feasting.

Deer at Dyrham Park in Winter

Winter wildlife walks near Bath and Bristol 

Winter is a great time to spot wildlife as bare trees and frosty mornings make it easier to follow footprints, see signs of winter foraging and see all sorts of birds and animals.

Mother and child eating outside at Penrose in Cornwall

Walks in Cornwall with a cosy café

Discovering walking routes in the winter is one of the best things about the season. Here are the top walks to enjoy in Cornwall that also have a cosy café.

Visitors enjoying a snowy day at Avebury, Wiltshire

Winter walks in Wiltshire

From Avebury to Stourhead, what better way to soak up the history and mystery of Wiltshire's ancient monuments and glorious countryside than on a winter's walk?

The warm glow of the sun at sunrise

Winter walks in the Cotswolds 

The Cotswolds are idyllic place to spend the start of a New Year. Bare trees open up views even further and in frosty mornings the ground is crunchy under foot.

A person walking and another on a mobility scooter, in the Heddon Valley in winter

Winter wildlife walks in the South West 

Across the South West there are walks which take in top twitching spots and great places to see winter wildlife.

A view from Crickley Hill scarp

Winter walks in Gloucestershire 

The woodlands, valleys and open spaces of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire countryside offer a lot for walkers at this time of year.