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  • snowdrops

    Snowdrop spectaculars

    Tip toe through the snowdrops when you go out for your daily perambulation: where to see the best snowdrops near you

  • 10 of the best winter walks

    Here are 10 walks around Somerset and Dorset to enjoy when you're wrapped up warm.

  • autumn walks somerset dorset

    Stroll and scoff

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a stonking good lunch? (spoiler alert: NO). Here's my starter for 10 walks – with pitstops – across Somerset & Dorset

  • 20 wonderful walks near you

    Walks by the sea, walks by rivers and walks in the countryside in beautiful Somerset and Dorset

  • Winter walks special!

    Grab your family, besties and dogs, and choose one of these gorgeous walks (with pubs nearby obvs) across 22 Muddy counties to stretch your legs over the Christmas hols.

  • Best winter walks in Somerset and beyond

    Eight bracing perambulations – plus pitstops en route to keep you going

  • 7 Autumn walks, jaunts (and pubs)

    Wrap up warm and get outside while the days are still crispy bright. Here are seven walks and jaunts with a cosy pub nearby.

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    Mother’s Day in Somerset

    Treating your mum? Hope to be treated yourself? (some chance). Either way we have ideas aplenty to spoil the most important lady in your life.

  • Doing the Lambrook walk – hey!

    Like drinking cider?  Then see how it gets into the bottle on this cider orchard walk. The walk starts and ends in the village of East Lambrook (grid ref ST 431190) and takes in some rather nice countryside including Burrow Hill and, at this time of year, stunning views of the flooded Levels – as […]

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