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A Wintry Dog Walk in Wonderful Windsor Great Park

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It was a cold and frosty morn when Hoover and I went for a wintry dog walk in wonderful Windsor Great Park.  Windsor Great Park comprises 4,800 acres of parkland, gardens, ancient woodlands, and forest trails, which includes The Savill Garden, Virginia Water, The Valley Gardens and the Long Walk and Deer Park.  Today Hoover and I visited …

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Englemere Pond Nature Reserve in Leafy Ascot, Berkshire

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Englemere Pond Nature Reserve in leafy Ascot, Berkshire

Englemere Pond Nature Reserve in leafy Ascot, Berkshire covers an area of 68.2 acres and consists of a large, shallow lake offering a wide range of habitats that are important for wildlife. The site is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) for its important range of habitats and associated species. …

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A Dog Walk Around Burton Park in Duncton, West Sussex

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A dog walk around Burton Park in Duncton, West Sussex. 

We recently met up with some friends of ours: Marita (human), Jake (pooch) & Lola (pooch) for a dog walk around Burton Park in Duncton, West Sussex.  We have walked in Duncton before, but this time they took us on a circular walk that was new to us: around Burton Park, which sits in the heart of the county’s …

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A Dog Walk through History at Runnymede in Surrey

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A Dog Walk through History at Runnymede in Surrey

 

Nearly 800 years ago, King John met with a group of barons on the water meadows at Runnymede. This was the site where he sealed the Magna Carta, seen by many as the symbolic first step on the road to modern democracy.  Today Runnymede has several memorials to the ongoing struggle for liberty, and I have always …

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Crowthorne Woods: A Dog Friendly Walk in the Woods

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Crowthorne Woods (map) is a great place to go if you are looking for a dog friendly walk in the woods, where you can give your four-legged friend a bit of freedom and it’s is mostly used by dog walkers.  The soil is largely sandy so the going is gentle on pads and there are a few watering holes …

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