Walk: Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

Back in 2010 when I first visited this place, we didn’t know how long we will be walking. I remembered only having bottled water for the entire 17 km walk. I died – figuratively.  Last night, the husband asked what were we doing for the weekend. As always, I have no idea because the weather…

Glimpse: Alkborough Flats

This area is at the confluences of the two rivers – Ouse and Trent – forming the River Humber. The flats is a great site for bird watching and leisurely walks. We once walked around here two years ago. My parents in law and I stopped at Julian’s Bower where you can see this. 

Visita Iglesia 2017

Visita Iglesia, or Seven Churches Visitation is a Holy Week tradition back home in the Philippines. This is usually done on Maundy Thursday or until Good Friday, when devotees visit and pray in seven different churches. The Augustinian missionaries introduced this practice in 1540s. Initially, this was to honor the Blessed Sacrament but nowadays it…

Destination: Chester

If you did not come here to shop, there are many things you can do in Chester. For me, we have to do the city wall walk. It is a good start to get your bearings around this walled city. We started our walk from the Eastgate, built during the Georgian era. The original gate…

Rufford Abbey Country Park

If you have time like we did, head to Rufford Abbey. It is only about 3 miles from Sherwood Forest Country Park. This is another good place for woodland and lakeside walks.

Sherwood Forest

This is the legendary home of Robin Hood. Unfortunately, i did not meet him during our walk yesterday. I did see his statue though. Getting there only took us 50 minutes. There are ample parking spaces for everyone. Be prepared to bring coins with you as you need to pay £3 for parking. Keep the…

Nature Reserve by the Bridge

Nestled by the River Humber is a 110 acre country park and nature reserve with various walking paths and other activities for everyone to enjoy. We came here today for a walk around the nature reserve. Our walk started from the car park next to the visitors’ centre.  We followed the Nev Cole Way by…