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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 Good, Long, Dog Walk on Bramshott Common in Hampshire

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A Good, Long, Dog Walk on Bramshott Common in Hampshire

Hoover and I whizz up and down the A3 quite often as my parents live close to the West Sussex coast, and for a long time now we have been intending to stop for a good, long, dog walk on Bramshott Common in Hampshire.  Today we did just that.

The common is a huge area of …

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A Wild & Windy Dog Walk on Saltcoats Beach, nr Ardrossan, Strathclyde

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If it is a vast stretch of golden sand you’re looking for then Saltcoats Beach is for you (map) (streetview).  We went for a wild & windy dog walk on Saltcoats Beach, nr Ardrossan, Strathclyde back in September 2016.  We got blown inside out and returned to the car with hair like Rod Stewart, bright eyes and sand blasted …

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