Country walks

Here’s what our guests say about the country walks in and around Piglets…

Wimbish boasts more public footpaths than any other parish in Essex… you are spoilt for choice.

Just across the little  road that runs past us is the first of many delightful walks, taking one past ‘paradise’ as we like to call the tree on the horizon as once reached you feel you have left the hustle and bustle far behind and ahead lies open fields, woodlands and large open skies.

'Paradise' as seen from Radwinter bedroom's window at Piglets Boutique B&B
Guest pulling on a wellington boot from Piglets Boutique Country Stay wellie library

A guest making good use of our wellie library before enjoying one of the many country walks we have right on our doorstep!

Spring flower walks

Summer fields

Winter air

If you are coming here in the spring you will find bluebell wood just across the field where the forest floor is ablaze with these beautiful blue flowers.

At the height of summer, channel your inner Gladiator and let your fingers flow through the wheat (but keep an eye out for the farmer!)

Winter is often the best time to walk as you get to see the deer, hares and birds of prey more easily.  What can be better than a bracing walk followed by hot chocolate or something stronger in our relaxing guest lounge on your return.

Bluebell wood at Piglets Boutique B&B
Rural charm at Piglets boutique B&B | Rural location just 1 hour from London
Winter snow in the country looking out of the gate at Piglets Boutique Country Stay
Hamish & Harry enjoying their walkies!
Hamish & Harry enjoy an autumnal walk
Note that Wimbish has more public footpaths than any other Essex parish

Autumn leaves

But let’s not forget autumn when a canopy of golden brown leaves coat everywhere and where bracing country walks are just what one needs after a pie and a pint in a country pub.

In our Boot Room you will find maps and walking guides to some of our favourite walks, many including a pub or two!

Nearby Hempstead, birth place of infamous Highwayman; Dick Turpin, there are three walks you might enjoy, please click here to download a PDF.

Dick Turpin walks at Piglets Boutique B&B

Piglets' own walks with photographs, time & distances

Here are some other local walks for you to download

We have a wellie library, umbrellas and cagoules to borrow and even newspaper to stuff your wet boots!

Ecuadorian ponchos await your return while you sip one of Chrissie’s hot chocolates in the fresh country air.

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