Whether you’re staying at home this cold season, or venturing abroad for a wintry getaway, there is always inspiration for places to go and enjoy the magic of winter outside! One of the best ways to do this is to get outside and enjoy a walk in the countryside. We’ve made a list to help you keep warm and dry during your trip with a list of cosy essentials! We’ve also got some top places to visit to enjoy the best of the countryside this winter.
What to pack?
1: Cosy hat – When the weather isn’t so forgiving, a hat really makes a difference when there’s a nippy wind about. The range from Crane Clothing means you’re spoiled for choice! This grey pom pom beanie goes with just about any wintry outfit.
2: Warm mittens – Don’t forget to pack some lined mittens – they’re perfect for keeping your hands warm in low temperatures, we love these Scandinavian felt-lined mittens from Skandihome.
3: Waterproof boots – Waterproof boots are vital for getting the most out of the great outdoors in winter! These waterproof boots from Timberland are ideal.
4: Thick socks: – Waterproof boots are best paired with a chunky pair of socks to keep your toes extra warm while you walk! We love these patterned knee high socks from Skandihome.
5: Comfy padded coat – The most important layer in the outfit. Having a padded coat ensures that all the excess heat is kept in, and keeping warm is priority number one when enjoying a winter walk to the full! This navy padded coat from Joules is just the ticket!
Where to go?
We’re all packed and ready for walking in the brisk winter weather. There are plenty of gorgeous landscapes and places to visit here in the UK. The Telegraph online has an article on ‘Britain’s best winter walks worth braving the cold for’ to enjoy the winter sunshine this festive season! Whether it snows or not, these places are guaranteed to look amazing no matter what the weather.
If you want a truly magical winter experience abroad, then look no further than an authentic log cabin! There are plenty to find in different northern countries, and we love this Swedish log cabin in Varmland, perfect for a really white wintry experience! There is bound to be lots of walking routes and the chance to immerse yourself in the magic of winter.