If you’re feeling slightly worse for wear after the night before, get your day off to a great start by grabbing some fresh air on one of these country walks near you.
There are loads of great places to try and we have picked some of our favourites, all near to Birmingham.
We particularly love the beauty of Ludlow, but also like the feeling of remoteness at both Sandwell Valley and Cannock Chase.
Tell us where you like to go to get away from it all.
Sutton Park, just north of the city centre, covers an area of over 2,000 acres.
It is the seventh largest urban park in Europe.
There are plenty of routes to take, the council suggests taking the 5km walk route with three different entrance points.
There is also a seven mile route called Where the Wild Things Are taking 2.5 hours where you might be able to spot the deer or wild ponies.
Sandwell Valley, West Bromwich
There are 660 acres of woods and farmland to explore in the Sandwell Valley Country Park.
It also has an RSPB reserve, an adventure playground and cycle route. Many of the footpaths are surfaced making it accessible to all.
Sandwell Council suggests four different routes around the park, including a Health Walk routes which will be perfect for kick-starting the New Year exercise plan.
Ten miles from Birmingham city centre are the stunning Clent Hills.
There are miles of footpaths, bridleways and easy access trails that offer breathtaking views of the Cotswolds, Shropshire hills and Welsh borders.
Try and make it to the summit of Clent Hill to see The Four Stones which were added by Lord Lyttleton of Hagley Hall in the 18th century.
There are plenty of routes to choose from and even a wheelchair accessible path to the summit.
Kingsbury Water Park, Warwickshire
There are 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park.
It used to be the site of gravel extraction pits but now is quite beautiful.
There are plenty of surfaced paths so it is ideal for pushchairs or wheelchairs or there are woodland paths to explore too.
The park has marked out three new routes which are approximately 1.5 miles long.
Woodgate Valley Park, Quinton
You can take a leisurely 2km walk around the park with the dog or the kids, perhaps following the Bourn brook which runs through the heart of it.
It is an ideal place to get away from the noise and traffic of the city, and without being too strenuous it will ease you into 2018.
Hills above the Clun Valley
Poet A.E Housman once described Clun as the quietest place under the sun in his book, so it is the perfect location to find some peace and quiet after one too many the night before.
The stunning Shropshire countryside will take your breath away.
For those feeling a little worse for wear you could take a leisurely stroll around Ludlow.
This picturesque medieval town was once described as the loveliest town in England by poet laureate, Sir John Betjeman.
There is a route along the River Teme, past the castle and through the town.
Only taking 45 minutes, it will ease you into the New Year and get your New Year’s resolution off to a great start.
Farnborough and Avon Dasset, Warwickshire
There is a great walking route which starts at Farnborough Hall overflow car park and then goes through the rolling countryside with fantastic views of the Burton Dassett Hills.
Passing through two south Warwickshire villages, across 4.7 miles, the route is described as easy.
There is a lovely walk through Greenway and Newbold Comyn in Warwickshire. Starting in Radford, Leamington, this route links both town and country.
Going along the canal towpath and the Greenway cycle path, through the village of Offchurch, you’ll return through the Leam Valley and Newbold Comyn park.
Taken at a leisurely pace of just over two hours, a good four mile walk will be a refreshing start to January.
Cannock Chase, Staffordshire
The area prides itself as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Now it boasts popular trails such as Follow the Dog and Monkey Trail.
The Route to Health trail that features work by local artists, students, schools and community groups, might be the New Year inspiration you need.
The art pieces are themed around health issues and help to motivate people to exercise, relax and pursue a healthy lifestyle. At only a mile long, this short gentle walk is the easier option compared to the Fairoak or Sherbrook Valley trails which are longer but views of the valley are magnificent.
You can download maps of the trails from the Forestry Commission website.
*For more information about Ramblers Association walks visit Ramblers Association website