WE have put together some of the National Trust's best winter walks to help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

It's time to don your walking boots, get out the house and explore the best Dorset has to offer.

Old Harry Rocks

Stunning views of the Jurassic Coast and unique rock formations can be seen on this walk.

The fresh sea air can help blow away the cobwebs as you walk along the rugged coastal path.

This walk is also dog friendly, and takes you on a circular tour of pubs in the area.

The walk begins at South Beach car park and will take you along a path full of breathtaking views, from the Pinnacle Stack to Ballard Down and through Glebeland Estate.

Regardless of how long the walk takes you, you can enjoy a celebratory drink at the end.

Thorncombe Woods

Dorchester novelist and poet Thomas Hardy loved traversing through these woods throughout his life.

The routes created by the Dorset County Council has two different lengths of walks available.

The 'pink trail' is just 15 minutes long and leads walkers through the heart of the woodland and up to the gate of the orchard.

The 'blue trail' follows a more adventurous route, taking 35 minutes to complete.

The walk begins in the woodland and later passes Rushy Pond, a small watering hole that is home to a variety of different wildlife.

This trail also has stunning views of the surrounding heathlands which leads to the top of the orchard, where the descent begins to the gate of the gardens.

Golden Cap-the short route

From Langdon Hill car park, go through the gate signposted towards Golden Cap.

Follow the main path around the side of the hill.

The clearings on the left as you follow the track around give magnificent views over Chideock and the surrounding West Dorset countryside.

The small coastal hamlet of Seatown lies where the River Winniford meets the coast and Thorncombe Beacon is clearly visible on the cliffs beyond.

South Purbeck cliffs walk

This six mile walk provides people with the opportunity to take in sea views, grassland rich in wildlife along with the opportunity to procure refreshments at Worth Matravers Tea and Supper Room or the Square and Compass pub.

The walk begins by passing Spyway Barn and walking towards the South West Coast path.

You will then follow the stunning coastal path, heading inland to go round Seacombe Ledge.

The walk continues inland towards the Square and Compass pub where you will walk through many fields, defined by the prized Purbeck Stone.

The paths will eventually lead you back to the car park.

Eye Bridge, Kingston Lacy

Stroll upstream along a beautiful stretch of river.  This two mile walk is also dog-friendly and begins at Eye Bridge car park.

It takes you along the northern bank of the Stour, over a small bridge and to a plantation of trees.

At this point you will have the option to meander down Weir Lane or take the higher level path at the end of the pasture.

The walk will follow the path behind the village of Cowgrove and the medieval Court House, heading back towards the River Stour and car park.

Spyway Sea Saunter

You can venture out to the coast and then loop back to your start point with this level walk across the farmland.

The walk starts from the kissing gate at the end of the car park, leading to crossing over at Priest's Way.

The track follows old cottages and farm buildings, eventually guiding you to a grassland where you may encounter a sika or roe deer.

Once through the kissing gate, there will be diverse, coastal landscapes for you to enjoy.

After admiring the views, follow the track at the top of the hill to the west and later follow the path which will lead you to the gates at the end of the field.

* For more information on where to walk in Dorset, visit: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/winter-walks-in-dorset