Winter walks in London

See the first frosts glisten on a winter walk in London.

Take a trip along the Thames Towpath and see the topiary shimmering in the Cherry Garden at Ham House or head to the winter garden at Osterley as it starts to share its seasonal surprises. At Morden Hall Park winter birds busily buzz around overhead as they seek out supplies for the colder months.

Welcome back sign in field

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Visitors enjoy winter walk through the Hornbeam Arch at Ham House and Garden, Richmond-upon-Thames

Ham House and Garden 

See how the Cherry Garden gleams after a glaze of frost as you enjoy a winter wander around the outside spaces at Ham House and Garden. When you are done exploring step out of the cold and tuck in to something tasty in the Orangery Café.

Man walking dog in winter at Morden Hall Park. Low sun and bare branches.

Morden Hall Park 

Follow the River Wandle and find a wealth of winter wildlife as you walk along paths and over bridges at Morden Hall Park. Look out for robins, egrets, herons and even Egyptian geese as you stroll through this urban oasis before stopping for something hot at the Potting Shed Café.