Top 10 new South East winter walks

Start off the New Year with a spring in your step and embrace the glorious wintry landscapes across London and the South East. Walk in the footsteps of book characters at Bateman's in East Sussex, royalist troops at Hinton Ampner in Hampshire or enjoy our newest three-in-one walking trail across the Chilterns countryside. Pick from our list of top ten winter walks.

Winter walk at Morden Hall Park

Exploring Morden Hall Park 

From old buildings to beautiful views, crisp winter days bring out the best of the wetlands and woodland of this suburban oasis.

The view from Donkey Green on Box Hill looking south, Surrey
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Box Hill Happy Valley 

Enjoy some of Box Hill's most beautiful woodland and Broadwood's Tower with wonderful views of the Surrey countryside along the way.

view across the arboretum in winter
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Woodland walking at Nymans 

Exploring Nymans can be complemented by a walk around the surrounding estate, an area of the High Weald, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Coleshill Park gates in snow at the Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Buscot and Coleshill Estates 

With five circular trails to choose from, you can wander through open parkland, embrace far-reaching views or discover wildlife in the woods.

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Chilterns countryside 

Winter is a wonderful time to get out and explore the Chilterns. Our newest walk joins three properties together, Hughenden, West Wycombe and Bradenham.

Picture of a couple  walking their dogs in woodland
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The battle of Cheriton at Hinton Ampner 

Walk in the footsteps of the Parliamentarians and Royalist troops in one of the decisive battle of the English Civil War.

Dark Green Fritillary butterfly
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Hale Purlieu figure of eight walk in New Forest 

A figure of eight walk through Hale Purlieu, crossing streams and taking in great views across the Common’s valleys. Look out for butterflies and dragonflies as you explore.

Set off on a self-guided walk of Knole Park, Kent. Pick up a map in the Visitor Centre.

Knole Wheels Walk 

The vast expanse of Knole's parkland lends itself to a host of outdoor activities for all ages and abilities including buggies and wheelchairs.

Scotney Castle in the frost

History and secrets at Scotney 

Take in the iconic view of Scotney Castle and discover key features of the Scotney estate on this moderate walk.

Winter walking on the Batemans estate

Puck's Walk at Bateman's 

Follow in the footsteps of Kipling's famous character from Puck of Pook's Hill, published in 1906.