3. Nidd Gorge, North Yorkshire
Ancient broadleaf woodland covers the steep cliffs and slopes of Yorkshire’s Nidd Gorge, which is home to more than 80 species of bird and 30 different kinds of mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Take a stroll through the crisp winter wonderland and keep your eye out for roe deer, tawny owls, herons and woodpeckers.
View walks of 4.5, 6.25 or 7 miles
4. Ledmore and Migdale Wood, Scottish Highlands
These woods in Spinningdale on the Dornoch Firth go back many thousands of years, and with the possibility of spotting an otter, pine marten or even an elusive black grouse, they are one of the finest wildlife woods you will find. There are over six miles of tracks and paths to explore. Wrap up warm, pack up a winter picnic and head out in search of breathtaking views.
View walks of 4.5, 6.5 or 9 miles
5. Hucking Estate, Kent
This large and engaging site offers a mix of ancient woodland, planted secondary woodland and open grassland, together with woodland archaeology remains, wonderful walks, interesting wildlife and breathtaking views. It's set in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
View walks of 4.25, 6.5 or 7.5 miles