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50 things top activities to do in winter 

Winter is the perfect time for playing in the snow, stargazing, bird watching, cooking on a campfire and lots more.

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Outdoor places we recommend

Cumbria

Valleys of many delights

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Bishop's Stortford, Essex

Ancient royal hunting forest

Partially open today
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near Malborough, Devon

A coastline of dramatic cliffs, open farmland and hidden sandy coves

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The joys of a winter walk 

Don’t let the cooler weather put you off exploring the great outdoors. Brave the cold and you’ll be rewarded with landscapes transformed by low sunlight and dustings of frost. Our official partners at Cotswold Outdoor reveal what they love most about walking in winter.

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