New Year's Day walks: Top walks to kick off 2021 & enjoy nature

NEW YEAR'S Day is a perfect time for a walk out in nature. Ahead of the BBC One show Britain's Favourite Walks - Top 100 airing, experts have rounded up their top 10 walks to enjoy on New Year's Day.

PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 08:01, Fri, Jan 1, 2021

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Winter walking routesNew Year's Day Walks: Top 10 walks to kick off 2021 (Image: Getty Images)

A new year is finally upon us and what better way to kick off the year than with a refreshing walk in nature? This morning, BBC One will be rounding up the top 100 walks in the UK as part of their programme Britain's Favourite Walks- Top 100.

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Ahead of the TV show, experts from have shared their top 10 walks in the country which are perfect for January 1.

From north to south, east to west, there is a walk for all to enjoy.

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Where will you head out on a walk today?

Hadrian's Wall

Carlisle, England

Hadrian's Wall, also known as the Roman Wall, has plenty of gradients to get your blood pumping.

Stretching five miles, the route boasts impressive views and historical artefacts.

Along the way, walkers will follow part of the 73-mile Roman wall built in AD 122.

If you’re looking for a little distraction on your route, this is the perfect place to walk.

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New Year's Day Walks Hadrian's WallNew Year's Day Walks: Hadrian's Wall is a historic route (Image: Getty Images)

New Year's Day Walk: LondonNew Year's Day Walk: London's Thames Path walk is a popular route (Image: Getty Images)

From Exmouth to Studland Bay, Dorset

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The World Heritage Site, Jurassic Coast is located on the English Channel coast of southern England, stretching from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset.

The route spans a total distance of about 96 miles.

Along the way, walkers can expect stunning views of the surrounding sea.

Gardener’s Trail, Tintern Abbey

Welsh bank of the River Wye, Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey, founded in the early 13th century by Lord of Chepstow, has a few different trails but the Gardener’s course is a much-loved favourite for ramblers.

Along the six-mile trail, walkers will pass over the Tintern River via the historic stone bridge.

The path is adorned with lush green scenery, made up of 200-year-old beech trees.

Halfway along the route, discover the Colclough Walled Garden and ruins of the head gardener’s cottage on the return path to the trailhead.

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