Whiteley Pastures in Hampshire is an idyllic escape for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle and connect with nature during a peaceful walk through the forest.
Part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, you can already imagine the beautiful delights you’re about to see.
Fall in love with the area
A wildlife haven, you’ll want to bring along your binoculars to spot the birds flitting between the trees.
There’s an abundance of insects to discover too - see how many you can tick off on your trip. Turn it into a bit of a challenge for the little ones - you’ll never have seen them so eager to run on ahead, exploring every tree trunk along the way.
Your four-legged friend is going to love their time here too. Just remember to pop them on a lead to protect the rare wildlife who live in these wonderful woods.
What will you discover?
There aren’t any waymarkers in the forest, so you’re free to choose your own adventure. See which path intrigues you the most and begin your day exploring.
You’ll hear lots of wildlife singing in the trees above you and you’ll instantly feel calm and at peace. This is bound to become one of your favourite places to wind down after a busy week.
Find the perfect spot
During your walk, you’re bound to work up an appetite.
Be sure to bring a flask of hot coffee on a cold winter’s day or an ice-cold drink if the sun’s shining above you.
Keep an eye out for the perfect place to stop and shelter under the trees and treat yourself to a well-deserved break.
Pull out the picnic basket and tuck into those delicious sandwiches and cakes as you chat with friends about the beauties you’ve discovered so far.
Explore something new on every visit
An escape to Whiteley Pastures will put a smile on your face for the rest of your week, as you think back to the calming walk you enjoyed, surrounded by nature with your loved ones.
Every visit will be different as you explore new paths, discovering something incredible on every adventure.