This winter is probably going to be a little bit different to the usual – with restrictions on gatherings and fewer places to go, it is important that we focus on the things that we can do rather than the things that we can’t.

One of the most enjoyable ways to spend time is by walking in the countryside – as well as keeping your body healthy, it is also good for the mind, especially as the current situation has caused a rise in mental illness, walking is a good way to keep yourself feeling well this winter.Visit Shamrock Gift, get yourself some aran sweaters and go out and enjoy the outdoors.

One of the best places to enjoy a walk is in the Forest of Dean – this ancient woodland in Gloucestershire has inspired authors, poets and artists, and is full of beautiful scenery and places to …