As frosted windows and misty dawns greet us in the mornings and darkness kicks in before the working day is over, it’s clear that the time to embrace winter has truly arrived. London is spectacularly pretty during this period, with foggy parks and icy lanes, and while we all should endeavour to stay home as much as possible during this tricky time, we can still appreciate the season in all its silvery wonder. Here are the best walks in London, to take both in the daytime and later, under the city’s twinkling Christmas lights come nightfall. For an adventure further afield, see our guide to the best walks near London and the best UK walks
Update: Please respect social distancing rules at all times when going out for a walk in London, and stay at least two metres away from others. Get the latest government advice at www.gov.uk.