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The Thames Path – from Maidenhead to Bray Lock.

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The Thames at Bray Lock

It was a sunny January afternoon when Hooves and I walked this section of The Thames Path – from Maidenhead to Bray Lock.  The riverside at Maidenhead is a lovely place for a wander, and weather permitting, an ice cream, however if you wish to go for a decent walk to exercise your pooch then following the Thames Path …

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A Dog Walk Steeped in History at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.

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A Dog Walk Steeped in History at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.

Last week Hoover and I went for a dog walk steeped in history at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.  Named after the Roman City of Verulamium on which it stands, Verulamium Park was purchased from the Earl of Verulam in 1929.  The park is 100 acres of beautiful parkland, ideal for letting your pooch kick up his/her heels and …

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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 Hawley Lake, near Farnborough

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Hawley Lake

The sun was shining this morning so Hooves and I escaped for a stretch before the weather changed.  We headed out for a dog walk around Hawley Lake, near Farnborough and to investigate Hawley Common.  Hawley Common is part of the Minley MOD Training Area.   There are public rights of way zig-zagging across the land, which are always …

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