Tag Archives: Walks

From Buckingham Palace to the London Eye

If you want to experience a really lovely walk on a summer’s day, a wander from Buckingham Palace, through St James’s Park down to The Palace of Westminster and The London Eye is a really good one to take.  For me, taking it easy … Continue reading

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Walking the walk … with Context Travel

I met Petulia from Context Travel in November at World Travel Market and from that chance meeting, I took part in a South Bank Walk as her guest last weekend with a group of tweeting friends, christened the “London Lovelies”. … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels has gone to the dogs … literally

You don’t often hear a PR say it but Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has definitely gone to the dogs.  Canine Ambassadors http://www.fairmont.com/promotions/canineambassadors are available for “walkies” and cuddles at selected hotels around the world, especially for those guests missing their … Continue reading

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A new discovery: Creech Wood, Denmead

One of the joys of having a Hound is finding new places for “walkies” and recently, on a friend’s recommendation, I discovered Creech Wood, Denmead. Like Queen’s Enclosure and Park Wood, Waterlooville, it is another remnant of the Forest of … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: Gilbert White’s House & The Oates Museum

The sign on the A3 I see every day intrigued me.  Who was Gilbert White and why is his house so special?  When I had some time to spare, I decided to find out. Gilbert White was a keen gardener … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: Selborne, Hampshire

Wanting to know more about this name I see everyday on the A3 roundabout, Gilbert White, has also brought me an unexpected treat.  By visiting Gilbert White’s House (more in another post), it has lead me to Selborne, a delightful … Continue reading

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Queen’s Enclosure – part of the historic Forest of Bere

Queen’s Enclosure, Waterlooville, Hampshire When I moved to Waterlooville with The Hound, my trusty canine companion, a key priority was to look for good places to walk together, spoilt as we were when living in London with Wimbledon Common. It … Continue reading

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