Things to do, places to go this weekend: Six of the best: New Year's Day walks

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After the rigours of the night before, ease into the New Year with a brisk walk on 1 January. It is a popular day for walks organised by local branches of the Ramblers' Association. Here are six of the best. Anyone is welcome. Call the numbers given if you are worried about the weather, or want fuller information

Treverva (nr Falmouth), Cornwall A picturesque 10-mile route including the Helford River and Treban gardens. Meet 11am at Treverva lay-by

North Cerney (nr Cirencester), Glos Quite a strenuous ramble in the Churn Valley. No dogs. Meet 9.30am at the Waterloo (01285 851884)

Cumnor, near Oxford Choose between three miles in the morning or five in the afternoon. Meet 10.45am or 2pm at the Vine, Cumnor (01367 710650)

West Wycombe, Bucks A five- mile hike in the morning or three-and-a- half in the afternoon, with good views and a hill or two to climb. Meet 10.30am or 2.30pm at car park nr garden centre on Chorley Road (01296 27717)

West Malling, Kent Between four and five miles through orchards, meadows and woodland, with the incentive of a pub lunch at the end. Meet 10.30am in the car park behind Tesco in Malling (01732 832212)

Culford (nr Bury St Edmunds) Suffolk Five-and-a-half mile walk, mainly in woodlands. Meet 10.30am at Culford School Sports Centre car park (01359 250815)