9 Boxing Day Walks Across England - Including FREE Downloadable Maps
Christmas is coming. Depending on when you're reading this, it might already be here! Either way, chances are you're well on your way to overindulgence.
One recent poll suggested most people felt they'd already overdone it even before Christmas started. Good news... we're here to help!
We're giving away 9 walks for FREE (including maps and step-by-step instructions) from our Year Round Walks series that are just perfect for a Boxing Day stroll. For anyone unfamiliar, our Year Round Walks books each contain 20 circular walks split into seasons (so you get the top recommendations for spring, summer, winter & autumn routes).
The 9 walks listed below (that's almost half a book we're effectively giving away) are reproduced exactly as they originally appear.
Click on the one you want below to see the map and instructions. From there you'll also be able to download the walk. That way you can print it or save it to your phone to use later on. Happy walking!
9 Free Boxing Day Walks to Choose From
Dunham Massey, Cheshire
A lengthy ramble along the historic Bridgewater Canal, the attractive Trans Pennine Trail and beautiful Cheshire villages. Click here to see the full walk
Christmas Common, Chilterns
This aptly names location makes for the perfect festive stroll. This Chilterns beauty spot is just the place to walk off those extra mince pies on a gentle 3-mile walk. Click here to see the full walk
Mayfield & Coggins Mill, East Sussex
This superb winter walk leads you through a patchwork of scenic fields in this area of the High Weald to the south and east of Mayfield village. Click here to see the full walk
Ringstead Bay, Dorset
Blow away Boxing Day cabin fever with a bracing seaside walk along one of the most remote and spectacular areas of Dorset’s Jurassic coast. Click here to see the full walk
Watership Down, Hampshire
This walk on the edge of the North Wessex Downs AONB is uplifting in any winter weather. A perfect post-Christmas stroll. Click here to see the full walk
A bracing walk to blow away the winter cobwebs, with views to the white cliffs of Dover and to the shingle promontory at Dungeness in the other direction. Click here to see the full walk
Castleton, Peak District
Visit Castleton at Christmas and you’re in for a treat: the sight of decorated trees outside every shop combined with the smell of wood fires roaring in local homes gives a very festive feel. Click here to see the full walk
Starting beside the Meare at the centre of the village, this walk has a feeling of walking through a film set. Click here to see the full walk
Mannings Heath & St Leonard’s Forest, West Sussex: A beautiful and mostly mud-free 4-mile woodland circuit. Click here to see the full walk
- Alex Batho