From woodland parks to coastal treks, we’ve made a list of 15 places to enjoy some fresh air on a winter walk.
1. Littlehaven Beach, South Shields
Take a stroll along Littlehaven Beach in South Shields and soak up some fresh sea air.
Photo: Stu Norton
2. Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
Head along to Herrington Country Park and take a stroll around the lake before heading across to Penshaw Monument.
Photo: Tim Richardson
3. Bamburgh beach, Northumberland
Take a walk along Bamburgh beach and if you're feeling brave maybe dip your toes into the icy North Sea.
Photo: Jane Coltman
4. Whitworth Hall, County Durham
Wander through the deer at Whitworth Hall on this festive walk. Buy some deer food from the hotel and get a chance to feed the residents.
Photo: Whitworth Hall