Winter walks in the South West

Explore the diverse landscape of the South West on foot. Here's a selection of great walks by county, from Devon and Cornwall to Wiltshire.

View over Towan beach on the Roseland

Cornwall winter walks

Dramatic coastal scenes truly come to life in the winter months, as the wind and waves crash against the rocks. There are miles of beaches and coastal paths that stretch across this ancient and historic landscape.

Family enjoying Christmas walk in the garden at Saltram, Devon

Devon winter walks

Blow away the cobwebs this winter and head out on a bracing walk to explore the amazing countryside, parks and gardens and, of course, the Devonshire coastline.

Corfe Castle in the mist

Winter walks in Dorset

Enjoy a Dorset winter walk - perhaps through Kingston Lacy's elegant parkland or along the South Purbeck clifftops.

Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire

Winter walks in Gloucestershire 

Enjoy the woods and valleys of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire countryside, there's even an orienteering trail at Sherbourne Park to try.

A young family looking out across a lake at Stourhead, in the winter

Winter walks in Somerset

Somerset is home to parks, woodlands, gardens and coast. These walks are great all year round, but heading out on a walk in winter is a marvellous way to see the landscapes in a new light and work up an appetite.

A young family looking out across a lake at Stourhead, in the winter

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.