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Walks

  • 6 sunny daffodil walks

    Bring on the blooms! Glorious golden daffodils are emerging everywhere, and our two lovely counties boast some of the best places to see them.

  • The best places to spot snowdrops

    Drop everything, people – the snowdrops are coming out, meaning spring is on its way! Here’s our round-up of the loveliest local places to catch these winter buds.

  • 10 of the best local walks (with pubs on’t way)

    Rallying the troops for a bracing trek might not come easy, but oh the rewards! These beautiful walks will put the fizz back into frazzled spirits – especially if you pop into one of these cosy pubs on the way (government guidelines allowing)…

  • Ashridge Estate

    Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm, grab your walking boots and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where we'll be striding out over the coming months.

  • 8 family-friendly walks for half term

    Short of fresh air and vitamin D since the clocks went back? Round-up the little (and big) ones and give it some welly with these child-friendly walks around the counties.

  • 6 of the best bluebell walks

    *Please check the latest information before beginning your walk, and only head to these gorgeous groves if they are within walking distance. Stay safe.* Sherrardspark Wood, Welwyn Garden City These 200 acres of volunteer-managed woodland are buzzing with wildlife amongst the ancient oak and hornbeam trees – so old is the wood in fact, that […]

  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Herts and beyond over the next few weeks.

  • 12 of the best bluebell walks

    We reckon bluebell season is one of the natural highlights of the English calendar - don't you agree? Woods and glades will be awash with vibrant colour over the next few weeks, so we've narrowed down the best local spots to see them in all their glory.

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