Walks for Each Season

Julia Smith


Seize the moment, escape the city and fully experience the beauty of each season.

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‘Beautifully written with a larker’s eye for detail. Julia’s carefully curated collection of walks proves that the seasons are just a train ride away from London’ — Lara Maiklem, author of Mudlarking.

Seize the moment, escape the city and fully experience the beauty of each season.

These 26 fabulous walks, all within easy reach of London, showcase each season’s highlights, leading you through bluebells in spring, among poppies and wildflower meadows in summer, into the glory of beechwoods in autumn and to the breathtaking display of a starling murmuration in winter. Routes are plotted on Ordnance Survey maps alongside clear, easy-to-follow directions and each walk starts and ends at a station, so you can discover the gems of the south east with ease. Walks range from four to 14 miles, from gentle rambles to ambitious hikes, and take you to stunning views, sparkling chalk streams, lazy rivers, clifftops, secret beaches and ancient woodlands. Gorgeous colour photographs and delightfully honest descriptions introduce each walk, interpret the landscape and highlight what to look for – from flowers to fossils.

You’ll also find the optimum time of year to enjoy each walk, how to get there, good picnic spots, pubs and cafes along the way. Which makes this book altogether the perfect guide and companion for both walkers and armchair ramblers.

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