Walks: Take the country in your stride

... all you need are a sturdy pair of boots and this encyclopedic list of hundreds of walks organised by the Ramblers Association
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SCOTLAND

Aberdeen - 3 January: Aberdeen City 11am, Hazlehead Park CP, 6mls

Ayrshire (South) - 27 December: Troon 10am, Railway Station (west side), 8mls (01292 314573). Troon 9.30am, North shore CP adjacent to swimming baths, 9mls (01563 850406). Maidens 10am, CP, Maidens Beach, 6mls (01505 502977)

East Lothian - 27 December: Dalkeith 9.30am, Indoor bowling club CP, 7mls (0131 6639335). Musselburgh 1pm, Mall Avenue CP, 5mls (0131 6653549)

Edinburgh - 27 December: Edinburgh 9.30am, Hillend lower CP, 9mls (0131 334 5868)

Fife - 27 December: St Andrews 1.30pm, Petherum CP, 4mls (01334 657573). Leslie 10am, Holl Reservoir off A911 between Leslie and Auchmuirbridge, 8mls (01592 873297). Thornton 10am, Lomond Centre CP, 4mls (01592 773146)

Glasgow - 27 December: Glasgow 10am, Bunhouse Rd, nr Kelvin Hall, 9mls (0141 4290893)

Moray - 26 December: Elgin 10am, Elgin Cathedral, 5mls (01542 886134)

Perth & Kincross - 1 Jan: Dunkeld 11am, North CP, 6mls (01350 727708). 2 January: Alyth 10am, Square, 6mls (01828 632263)

Stirling - 28 December: Blairlogie 10am, Linden Avenue CP, 5mls (01259 742306)

Tayside - 27 December: Kinross 10.30am, Sunnyside CP, 3mls (01383 722843). Kirriemuir 11am, Den CP, 5mls (01382 623052).

West Lothian 29 December: Livingston 10am, North Railway Station, 7mls (01506 410493). 3 Jan: Linlithgow - 9.30am, Station, 9mls (01698 881761). 4 Jan: Castlegate 11am, Mercat Cross, 5mls.

WALES

Carmarthenshire - 26 December: Llandovery 11am, CP, 4mls (01550 721699). 27 December: Newcastle Emlyn 11am, market CP (football field end), 5mls (01239 711057). Lampeter 1pm, picnic tables, Talfoil, Cwmann, 4mls (01570 422181). 29 December: Llandeilo 10.30am, CP, 4mls (01558 822960). 1 January: Llanelli 11am, Bridgend Inn PH CP, Llangennech, 8mls (01554 759280). Llandybie 10.15am, Red Lion CP, 4.5mls (01550 777623).

Ceredigion - 26 December: Aberystwyth 2pm, Bryn Rd, nr Welsh Books Council, 4mls (01970 612012). 1 January: Silian 1pm, Rookry CP, 5mls (01570 422369)

Conwy - 20 December: Betws y Coed 10am, Railway Station CP, 8mls (01248 430654). 27 December: Betws y Coed 10.30am, Railway station, 5mls (01745 824611)

Glamorgan - 26 December: Barry 10.30am, Porthkerry Church, 5mls (01446 734686). 27 December: Penarth 11am, Clifftop CP, 5mls (01222 705530)

Gwent - 26 December: Pontypool 9.30am, Old Station CP, on A4043, Pontnewynydd, 8mls (01495 772109). 29 December: Abergavenny 10am, Foxhunter CP on Blorenge off B4246, N of Blaenavon, 10mls (01495 773495)

Gwynedd - 27 December: Dolgellau 11am, Ganllwyd NT CP, 5mls (01766 762618). Beaumaris 11am, Glan Yr Afon, nr Llangoed, 7mls (01248 810208). Chwilog 11am, Lon Goed, 5 & 8mls (01766 522238)

Merthyr Tydfil - 29 December: Merthyr Tydfil10.30am, Garwnant Forest centre (top-end Llwyn-On Reservoir), 6mls (01443 223470). 1 January: Pontsticill 11am, Red Cow PH, 6mls (01443 834175)

Monmouthshire - 26 December: Chepstow 9.45am, leisure centre (share cars to Tintern), 5.5.mls (01594 530928). 29 December: Chepstow 9.30am, leisure centre (share cars to Lydbrook), 8mls (01594 530928). 1 Jan: Chepstow 9.45am, leisure centre (share cars to Redbrook), 8mls (01594 530928)

Powys - 27 December: Aberedw 10am, Seven Stars PH, 6mls (01597 824866). 1 Jan: Welshpool 10am, Church St CP, 6mls (01938 552622)

Swansea - 26 December: Pontarddulais 10.30am, Lay-by on hill nr Fountain Inn PH, 6mls (01792 883426). 1 Jan: Gower 10am, A4118: Rose Cottage, Penmaen, 7mls (01792 367188)

Wrexham - 28 December: Minera 10.30am, Lead mines CP, 7mls (01978 755406)

NORTH EAST

Cleveland - 27 December: Saltburn 1.30pm, Station, 6mls (01642 474864)

Durham (see also Northumberland) - 30 December: Durham city 1.30pm, Lord Londonderry's statue in market, 5mls (0191 3866886). Barnard Castle 10am, Primrose Bus Point, Prudloe Place, Newcastle, 8 & 10 & 12mls (0191 4694293)

Humberside - 26 December: Brantingham 10.30am, Pond, 8mls (01904 612401). Beverley 11am, Morrison's Supermarket CP, 5mls (01904 612401). 29 December: Welton 10.30am, Pond, 6ml (01904 612401). 1 January: Burstwick 10am, Pinfold Lane, 8mls (01904 612401).

Northumberland (see also Durham) - 27 December: Morpeth 9.30am, CP next to Morpeth library, 7mls (01670 518031). 29 December: Blanchland 10.30am, main CP, 9mls (0191 4887693). 30 December: Haltwhistle 10.30am, Walter Wilson CP, 7mls (0191 4773478). Rothbury 9.30am, Prudloe St, Newcastle - coach must be booked, 8-14mls (0191 5490832)

Tyne & Wear - 1 January: Whickham 1pm, Junction Broadway/Fellside Rd, 5mls (0191 4887693)

Yorkshire (North) - 27 December: Reeth 10.30am, Village green, 8mls (01748 822845). 30 December: Grassington 10.30am, National Park CP, 7mls (01282 816795). Fountains Abbey 10am, Visitor centre, 10mls (01904 612401). 1 January: Pateley Bridge 10.15am, CP, Brimham Rocks, 9mls. (01943 873197). Helmsley 10am, Tom Smith's Cross, on A170 6kms W of Helmsley, 12mls (01904 612401)

Yorkshire (South) - 26 December: Mexborough 10.30am, Harlington Rd Day Centre, 4mls (01709 571169). Rossington 10am, St Michael's church, 6mls (01302 742771). 27 December: Doncaster 10am, Hexthorpe Park Gates, 9mls (01302 856976). Barnburgh 10am, Barnburgh church, 8mls (01709 571169). 1 January: Conisborough 10am, Castle Inn, 4mls (01709 571169)

Yorkshire (West) - 27 December: Wakefield 2pm, Denby Dale Rd, Holmeield CP, 3.5mls (01924 784752). Hebden Brigde 10.30am, Canal Marina, 12mls (01422 885329). 29 December: Ilkley 10.30am, Station, 6mls (01943 863786). 1 Jan: Eldwick 11am, Dick Hudson's PH, 7.5mls (0113 2639951). Wakefield 11am, Newmillerdam CP, 5mls (01924 820732). 2 Jan: Addingham 1.30pm, Memorial Hall, 6mls (0113 2403889)

NORTH WEST

Cheshire (see also Staffordshire & Derbyshire) - 26 December: Macclesfield 10am, Trentabank Reservoir CP by Rangers hut, 6mls (01625 572445). 27 December: Dunham Town 10.30am, Massey Hall, NT CP, 8mls (0161 7667775). Congleton 1.30pm, Library CP, 5mls (01606 832236). 29 December: Congleton 11am, Library CP (car share to Lach Dennis/Northwich), 5mls (01477 537905). 30 December: Congleton 10.30am, Library CP (car share to Godstrey), 8mls (01477 534238). Culcheth 10.30am, Pack Horse Inn, Church Lane, 10mls (01925 762472). Culcheth 10.30am, Pack Horse Inn, Church Lane, 5mls (01925 763512). 31 December: Congleton 11am, Library CP (car share to Haslington/Crewe), 5mls (01606 832197). Shotwick 9.30am, church, 7mls (01244 810166). 1 Jan: Congleton 10am, Library CP (car share to Macclesfield), 8mls (01606 832236)

Cumbria - 26 December: Gilsland 9.30am, Sands CP, Carlisle or 10.30am, Gilsland Station CP, 7mls (01228 74746). Distington 2pm, Myers & Bowmans old garage, 6mls (01946 831624). 27 December: Walney Island 10am, Earnse Bay CP, 5mls (01229 824190). Ambleside 9.30am, Sands CP, Carlisle or 11am, main CP, Ambleside, 6mls (01228 74746). 29 December: Thursby 9.30am, Sands CP, Carlisle or 9.45am, Thursby, grid ref NY327502, 5mls (01228 74746). 1 Jan: Crosby Ravenscroft 9.30am, Sands CP, Carlisle or 10.30am, Centre, 9mls (01228 74746). Distington 2pm, Myers & Bowmans old garage, 6mls (01946 831624).

Lancashire - 26 December: Skelmersdale 10am, Beacon Park Centre, 5mls (01772 812034). Penwortham 1pm, CP next to Fleece Inn, 6mls Chipping 10.15am, main CP, 6mls (01254 822851). 27 December: Rawtenstall 10am, Kay St CP, near centre, 9mls (01706 217577 or 228681). Nelson 10.30am, Victoria park CP, Carr Rd, 6mls (01282 613721. 28 December: Edgeworth 9.30am, Barlow Institute, 9mls (01257 263841). 1 Jan: Ormskirk 1pm, Vicarage Lane, Ruff Wood, 5mls (01695 576199). Rivington 11am, hall barn, 9mls (01772 736467)

Manchester - 30 December: Littleborough 11am, Hollingworth Lake visitor centre, 5mls (0161 6438346). 28 December: Romiley 10am, Railway station, 10mls (0161 4949918)

Merseyside - 28 December: Thurstaston 10.30am, Wirral Country Park, Station Rd, 6mls (0151 6089472). 30 December: Spital10.30am, Railway station, 6mls (0151 6483070)

CENTRAL SOUTHERN

Hampshire - 27 December: Shawford 11am, Shawford Down CP, 6.5mls (01703 769640). Alton 9.30am & 1.30pm, Manor CP (behind Duxour Store), 10 & 5mls (01420 564124). 28 December: Wickham 10am, Wickham Square, 5mls (01329 284556). Breamore 10am, Breamore House CP, 5mls (01722 330214). 29 December: Fritham 10am, CP, on edge of woods, nr Royal Oak pub, 7mls (01703 769640). 30 December: Ashurst 10.40am, Railway Station CP, 5mls (01703 769640). 31 December: Ringwood 10am, Moyles Court, 5.5mls (01202 519791). 1 Jan: Bassett 10.30am, Sports Centre, by Bowling Green, 5.5mls (01703 769640)

Isle of Wight - 28 December: Arreton 10am, Arreton SchooIsl, 3 & 5mls (01983 296954)

Oxfordshire - 26 December: Banbury 10am, Red Lion (site of), Upper Wardington, 5.5mls (01295 266979). Nettlebed 10am, Crocker End Green, 9mls (01491 574065). 27 December: Henley 10.30am, Greys Rd CP, 4mls (01491 411011). 28 December: Abingdon 10am, Rye Farm CP, 8mls (01235 202784). 30 December: Stratton Audley 10.30am, The Church, 7mls (01869 244436). Childrey 10am, Church, 7.5mls (01235 751280). 1 Jan: Woodstock 10.30am, Hensington Rd, 5.5mls (01608 642360). Nuffield 10am, Homer Farm, 5mls (01491 574065)

Wiltshire 26 December: Bradford on Avon 10am, Railway Station CP, 5mls (01225 867620). Bratton 10.30am, CP at top of Westbury White Horse Hill, 7mls (01380 725457). 27 December: Corsham 10.30am, Newlands Rd CP, 4mls (01249 650725). 28 December: Wroughton 10am, Barbury Castle Country Park CP, 6mls (01793 740450). 31 December: Avebury 10pm, A4, Overton Hill, 6mls (01793 616346). 1 Jan: Salisbury 9.30am, Salt Lane CP, 11mls (01722 324949). Urchfont 10.30am, Top of Redhorn Hill, 7mls (01380 725457). Avebury 10am, A4, Overton Hill, 6mls (01793 616346). Box 9.30, Selwyn hall CP, 9.5mls (01380 859676)

MIDLANDS

Derbyshire - 27 December: Brackenfield 10am, High Ordish CP, 11mls (01629 583883). Belper 10am, Field Lane CP, 10mls (01332 662534). 28 Dec: Sandiacre 11am, Library, 6mls (0115 9392554). Taddington 9.30am, Congleton Library CP, 9.5mls (01260 274248). 29 Dec: Matlock 10.30am, Railway Station, 6mls (01629 583883). Hartshorne, nr Swadlincote 10.30am, CP opp. Bull's Head (Dethick Hall), 7.5mls (01332 551552). 1 Jan: Whaley Bridge 10.30am, Whaley Bridge canal basin, 8mls (01663 732706)

Hereford & Worcester - 27 December: Willersey, nr Broadway 10am, CP at rear of village hall, 5mls (01386 49938). Redditch 9.30am, King's Norton Park CP, West Hill Rd, King's Norton, 8mls (0121 445 1884). Clent 10am, Lay-by NE side of A491, 1/4 mile N of Four Winds restaurant, 7mls (01527 873441). Dinedor 9.30am, Village Hall, 9mls. 28 December: Malvern 8.30am, Co-op CP, High St, Bilston (car share to Malvern), 10mls (01902 671449). 29 Dec: Bewdley 10am, Blackstone picnic area, 6mls (01299 405166). Malvern Link 10.30am, Link Top CP, 2.5 & 4.5mls (01684 560989). Colwall 10.15am, Station yard, 5 & 8mls (01684 560989). 30 Dec: Broadway 10am, Leamington Rd CP, 5mls. (01386 841791). Lickey Hills 10am, visitor centre, 6mls (01926 776363). Hagley 10am, station, 6mls (01384 395692). 1 Jan: Dodford 10am, Dodford Inn CP, 6mls (0121 4765420).

Leicestershire - 26 December: Woodhouse Eaves 10.30am, Main St CP, 6mls (01509 413801). Anstey 2pm, Top Green, 4mls (0116 2682415). 27 December: Knossington 10.15am, Village Centre, 8mls (01572 755742). Cold Newton 10am, Burleys Way (The Pineapple), Leicester, 9mls (01664 812771). 1 Jan: Queniborough 10am, Burleys Way (The Pineapple), Leicester, 7mls (0116 2418887). Coalville 10am, rear CP, NW Leicestershire Council Offices, 6mls (0116 2365789). Hinckley 10.30am, Brunel Rd, 8mls (01455 220418).

Northamptonshire - 26 December: Isham 10am, Post Office, South St, 4.5mls (01536 726588). Isham 1pm, The Lilacs PH, 4mls (01536 511162). Earls Barton 10.30am, Earls Barton Square, 6mls (01604 810259). Scaldwell 9am, church, 6.5mls (01604 492265). 27 Dec: East Carlton 9.30am 12 & 6mls, 9.45am 10mls, 10am 4mls, 1.30pm 4.5mls, Country Park (01933 460373). 28 Dec: Earls Barton 9.30am, Square, 6mls (01604 811199). 1 Jan: Grendon 10.30am, nr Village hall, 5.5mls (01933 663603).

Nottinghamshire - 26 December: Misterton 10am, Packet Inn, 7mls (01427 838789). Retford 11am, CP off Chaplegate, 5mls (01777 838763). 27 December: Stapleford 9.30am, London Rd CP, Newark & 9.45, North CP, Stapleford Woods, 3.5mls (01636 700824). Strelley 10.15am, Church, 9mls (0115 9821022). Eakring 10.30am, Entrance of Redgate Wood, Whitestub Lane, 8mls (0115 9204066). 30 December: Kingston on Soar 10.15am, Village Green, 7mls (0115 9254066). 1 January: Lowdham 10.30am, North end of Main St, 8mls (0115 9623560). Strelley 10.30am, Broad Oak PH CP, 6mls (0115 9254066). New Clipstone 10.30am, Clipstone Drive, 8mls (0115 9892075).

Shropshire - 27 December: Craven Arms 10.30am, CP, off Corvedale Rd, 8mls (01694 781465). 28 Dec: Wellington 10am, Forest glen CP, Cluddley lane, 9mls (01952 299297). 29 Dec: Broseley 9.30am, Health centre CP, 11mls (01952 882228). 30 December: Church Stretton 10am, Carding Mill Valley (before cafe CP), 8mls (01743 244922). 1 Jan: Oswestry 10am, Central CP, 9.5mls (01691 623026).

Staffordshire - 26 December: Biddulph 10am, Congleton Library CP, 8mls (01782 512545). 27 December: Aldridge 9am, South Parade CP, Sutton Coldfield, 8mls (0121 3293733). Sandon 9.30am, Slip Rd opp. Dog & Doublet PH at junc. of Sandon Lane & A51, 5mls (01785 662237). 28 December: Meerbrook 10am & 1.30pm, Tittesworth Reservoir Amenity Area CP, 5mls & 5mls (01782 512851). 29 December: Stone 9.45am, Westbridge Park CP, 6.5mls (01785 815141)

Warwickshire - 26 December: Cherington 9.30am, In lane opposite Weston Mill, 9mls (01608 662279). 27 Dec: Henley in Arden 10am, Prince Harry's Rd CP, 7mls (0121 779 4456). 30 Dec: Ilmington 10am, Layby on Ilmington- Darlingscote Rd, 9mls (01789 295426). Edgehill 10am, Ratley Rd, 6mls (01608 642360). 1 Jan: Kenilworth 10am, Castle CP, 5mls (01203 621649). Stratford on Avon 10.30am, Top of Maidenhead Rd, 7mls (01789 299337)

EAST ANGLIA

Cambridgeshire - 26 December: Huntingdon 10am, Riverside CP, 6mls (01480 458249). 27 December: Swaffham Prior 10.30am, Village Hall, 5mls (01638 665949). Helpston 2pm, Church, 3mls (01733 222880). 28 December: Ely 10am, Cathedral CP, Barton Rd, 6mls (01223 833417). Marholm 2pm, Village Hall, 4mls (01733 577482). 31 December: Peterborough 1.30pm, Ferry Meadows, Visitors Centre, 5mls (01733 810303). 1 January: Snailwell 10.30am, park nr church, 5mls (01638 665949). Peterborough 10am, Key Theatre CP, 8mls (01733 577482).

Lincolnshire - 26 December: Horncastle 10am, Market Place, 5mls (01507 527358). Lincoln 10.30am, The Lions in the Arboretum, Monks Road, 4mls (01522 522934). 28 December: Horncastle 10.30am, Swimming Pool, 8.5mls (01522 792172). 1 January: Lincoln 10.30am, Grandstand, West Common, Carholme Rd, 8mls (01522 522534). Broughton 10.30am, CP on Ermine St, 10mls. Spalding 11am, Ayscoughfee Gardens, 5mls (01406 362885).

Norfolk - 26 December: Brancaster 11am, Beach CP, 6mls (01945 587443). 27 Dec: King's Lynn 10.30am, CP, Park Farm, Snettisham, 4mls (01553 671829)

Suffolk - 26 December: Horringer 10.30am, Community centre, 5mls (01359 250 815). 27 Dec: Stowmarket 10.30am, ICI works CP, Needham Rd, 5mls (01449 721121). Sudbury 10.30am, The Croft, N of St Gregorys Church, 5mls (01787 371880). 1 January: Culford 10.30am, Culford School Sports Centre CP, 8mls (01359 250815).

SOUTH EAST

Bedfordshire - 26 December: Old Warden 10.30am, Church, 7mls (01234 353704). 27 December: Ampthill 10.30am, Park CP, 7mls (01234 353704). Barton-le- Clay 10am, Old Rd, 7mls (01582 883252). 28 December: Stotfold 10.30am, The Green, 7mls (01234 353704). 29 December: Potton 10.30am, Bull St CP, 6mls (01234 381508). Luton 1pm, Copt Hall (off Wheathampstead, Lower Harpenden Rd), 3mls (01582 661944 evenings). 30 December: Hinxworth 10.30am, Centre, 9mls (01234 353704). Bromham 10.30am, Mill, 5mls (01234 301027). Leighton Buzzard 9.30am, Woburn village CP (opp. church), 5mls (01525 377599). 31 December: Sundon Hills 10.30am, CP, 7mls (01462 700501). 1 January: Oakley 10am, Bedford Arms, 6mls (01234 823075). Shillington 10.30am, Musgrave Arms, 7mls (01234 353704). Dunstable 10.30am, Downs visitor centre, 6mls (01582 668824).

Berkshire - 26 December: Chapel Row 11am, Bucklebury Common CP, 5mls (0118 9617972). 27 December: Maidenhead 10.15am, NT CP, Pinkneys Drive, 4mls (01628 622991). 29 December: Hungerford 10.05am, Station CP, 11mls (01635 32842). 30 December: Cookham Dean 10.15am, Winter Hill NT CP, 3- 5mls (01628 622991). 1 January: Hurley 10.30am, CP nr church, 5mls (0118 9403158). Pangbourne 2pm, Public CP, Station Rd, 5mls (0118 9882674).

Buckinghamshire - 27 December: Bourne End 10.30am, CP, Moorholme Lane, Well End, 5mls (01628 483430). Bourne End 1.30pm, CP, Moorholme Lane, Well End, 5mls (01494 881543. 29 December: Brill 8am, Windmill, 15mls (01869 601452). 30 Dec: Dorney 11am, Main gates to Dorney Court, 5mls (01753 642740). Hadenham 10.30am, Village Hall CP (corner of Bank's Rd and Churchway), 6mls (01296 427717). 1 Jan: Stokenchurch 11am, Kings Arms, 8.5mls (01494 528381). Princes Risborough 10.30am, The Mount CP (corner of Church St & Stratton Rd), 6mls (01296 427717)

Essex - 26 December: Rochford 10am, Rail Station, 9mls (01702 582230). Billericay 10am, CP off High St, at rear of Woolworths, 7mls (01277 654626). South Woodham Ferrers 10.30am, The Bell PH, 10mls (01245 609064). Rochford 10am, Rail Station, 5.5mls (01702 582230). Loughton 10.30am, Central line station, 8mls (0181 530 7303). 27 December: Hadleigh 10am, John Burrows recreation ground CP, Rectory Rd, 6mls (01702 540662). Maldon 10.30am, Butt Lane CP, 5mls (01245 609064). Loughton 10.30am, Central line station, 6mls (0181 989 5116). Wrabness 10.30am, RSPB CP, Stourwood, 5mls (01255 432027). Wrabness 1.30pm, RSPB CP, Stourwood, 5mls (01206 854298). 28 December: Boreham 10.30am, Sainsbury's CP, 7mls (01245 609064). 29 December: East Hanningford 10.30am, Rear CP, Windmill PH, The Tye, 4mls (01245 223657). Kelvedon Hatch 10am, The Green Man PH, Navestock Side, 5mls (01708 523513). Danbury 10.30am, NT CP, Danbury Common, 6mls (01245 609064). 30 December: Broomfield 10.30am, Community Centre CP, 7.5mls (01245 609064). 31 December: Writtle 10.30am, Hylands Park, 9mls (01245 609064). 1 January: Terling 10.30am, The Raleigh Arms PH, 6mls (01245 609064). Waltham Abbey 10.30am, Lee Valley Park, Highbridge CP off A101, 4mls (01277 214684). Sible Hedingham 11am, Christmas field, nr school, 7mls (01376 331909). Chingford 11am, BR Station, 6mls (0181 527 3938)

Hertfordshire - 26 December: Hertford/Hoddeson 10.30am, Bayford Station CP, 8mls (0181 360 0268). 30 December: Hinxworth 10am, High St, 9mls (01234 353704). 31 December: Reed 9.30am, Heath Sports Centre CP, Baldock Rd, Royston, 5mls (01763 242677). 1 Jan: South Mimms 10.30am, Blackhorse Lane, 7mls (0181 4492139)

Kent - 26 December: Teston 10.30am, Picnic site, 5.5mls (01732 851310). 27 December: Sandgate 10am, CP nr castle, 7mls (01843 596249). Tonbridge 10.30am, Watergate big bridge over the Medway, by castle, 5.5mls (01732 851310). 28 December: Yalding 10.30am, Station, 5mls (01732 851310). Charing 10.30am, Church (Market Place), 6mls (01622 891277). 29 December: Selling 10am, Perry Wood CP, 6mls. 30 December: Lamberhurst 10.30am, CP in village centre, 5mls (01892 525948). West Malling 10.30am, CP behind Tesco, 4mls (01732 851310). Tonbridge 10.30am, Dene Park CP, 4 miles N of Tonbridge, 7.5mls (01634 711734). Westerham 10am, Green, 8mls (0181 4622215). 1 Jan: Sandling, nr Maidstone 11am, Old A229 Rd, near Tyland Barn (off Bluebell Hill, southbound carriageway), 5mls (01634 364855)

London - 26 December: East Finchley 10.30am, Underground station, 7.5mls (0181 883 8190). Keston 10am, Commonside CP, 5mls (0181 857 0300). 28 December: Hayes 10am , Station, 9mls (0181 462 1168). Woodford Green 10.30am, Hawkey Hall, Broadmead Rd, 6mls (0181 504 5267). 29 December: Hainault 10am, CP by lake, Hainault Forest, 5mls (0181 530 3020). 1 January: Keston 1pm, Ponds CP, Westerham Rd, 5mls (0181 467 4698).

Surrey - 26 December: Shalford 10.15am & 1.45pm, The Parrot PH, park in side road leading to Industrial Estate, 5mls & 5mls (01252 657741). Reigate 10am, CP, top of Reigate Hill off A217, 6mls (01737 833155). Elstead 10am, The Moat CP, 5mls (01428 682842). Headley 10am, Heath main CP (opp. cricket ground), 5mls (0181 3372485). 27 December: Wootton 10am, Friday St CP, 8mls (01932 341463). Egham 10am, Bishopgate Entrance to Windsor Great Park, 7mls (01344 776621). Chobham 10.30am, Village CP, 7mls (01483 768548). 28 December: Oxshott 10.30am, Station, 7mls.

SOUTH WEST

Avon - see Gloucestershire and Somerset

Cornwall - 27 December: Holywell Bay 10.30am, NT CP, 8mls (01637 875199). Godophin 10am, garage, park in village or Gwedna Woods, 7mls. 28 December: Polzeath 1.30pm, CP, 4mls (01208 73489). Constantine 1.30pm, Village CP, 4.5mls. 1 January: Gorran Churchtown 10.30am, 6mls (01726 842101). Gweek 10.30am, Bridge at Gweek, Nr Helston, 10mls (01326 340728)

Devon - 26 December: Bickleigh 11am, Devonshire Centre, Mill CP, 6mls (01392 413073). Barnstaple 10.30am, Arlington Court NT CP, 5mls (01271 376274). Totnes, 10am, Borough CP, 10.30am, Woolston Green, 5.5mls (01803 862829). 27 December: Bovey Tracey 10am, Lower CP, 8mls (01392 413073). 30 December: Bampton 10.15am, CP (next to Swan hotel), 4.5mls (01398 323456). Dartington 10.30am, Meadowbrook CP, 5.5mls (01803 863355). 1 Jan: Chawleigh 11am, Eggesford Forest, 7mls (01271 342703). Morchard Bishop 10.30am, CP nr school, 8mls (01392 413073)

Dorset - 27 December: Dorchester 1pm, Stinsford, at top of lane, 4.5mls (01305 784672). 28 December: Milton Abbas 11am & 2pm, Milton Abbey school CP, 4mls & 3mls (01258 820209).1 January: Sandbanks 10.30am, South Haven Point, Shell Bay, 8mls (01202 470543).

Gloucestershire - 27 December: Willersey, nr Broadway 10am, CP at rear of village hall, 5mls (01386 49938). Gloucester 10am, Trading Standards Office, Denmark Rd, 6mls (01452 855909). 28 December: cheltenham 9.30am, layby at foot of Cleeve Hill, nr Southam, 6mls (01242 522840). 29 December: Amberley 10am, Reservoir, 5mls (01453 832077). Stone 11am, church, 6mls (0117 9315033). 1 January: Winchcombe 10am, Abbey Terrace, 5mls (01242 604268). Cirencester 10am, Waterloo CP (share cars to Minchinhampton), 4.5mls (01285 650012)

Somerset - 26 December: Kingston St Mary 10.30am & 2pm, Travellers Rest PH, 8mls & 4mls (01823 257030). Clevedon 10am, Salthouse Fields CP, 5mls (01275 872894). 27 December: Yeovil 10am, Old station CP, 5mls (01935 424424). North Currey 1.30pm, The Square, 5.5mls (01823 324185). 28 December: Dulverton 10.15am, CP, 4.5mls (01398 323456). 29 December: Alsholt 10.30am, Lydeard Hill CP, 4.5mls (01823 442509). Burrington Ham 10.30am, CP, 6.5mls (01934 513714). Wells 1.45pm, Bishops Barn, 4.5mls (01749 678710). 30 December: Norton Fitzwarren 10am , Hillfort CP, 6.5mls (01823 324185). 31 December: Wells 10.30am, Ash Lane, 8mls (01749 670019). Minehead 2pm, Webbers Post, 4mls (01643 703986). Minehead 10am, Webbers Post, 6mls (01643 703986). 1 January: Clevedon 10am, Salthouse Fields CP, 5mls (01275 871236). Midsomer Norton 10.30am, Safeway CP, 4mls (01761 436398)

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