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14 reasons Hampshire is the only place to be this winter

PUBLISHED: 14:12 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:24 02 January 2018

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Huge Christmas markets, frosty countryside and cosy pubs; winter in Hampshire is second to none…

The days begin like this…

Misty New Forest mornings are just amazing…

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As autumn turns into winter, the colours on show are simply breathtaking…

The only downside is the extra Christmas traffic…

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Gloomy weather? It’s still a great place for a walk…

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There’s just something about a winter sunset…

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A brisk winter stroll with your canine pal should always be on the cards…

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It still manages to look tropical…

The beaches aren’t just for summer…

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The night sky is simply awe-inspiring…

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You’ve got to take a trip to one of our Christmas markets

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And when you do need a sit down, a cosy pub is never far away…

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There’s nothing like getting out in the fresh Hampshire air…

Our county is the place to be this winter…

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