Mental Health Awareness Week: Connect with Nature through Local Walks

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week is all about connecting with nature. One great way to connect with nature and improve your wellbeing is by walking. Here are some of the great walks in our borough that will help you discover, explore and enjoy some our beautiful parks and green spaces and historic sites. Celandine… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Connect with Nature through Local Walks

Local walks

This spring and summer many of us have been rediscovering the pleasure of walking.  There are a number of websites offering maps to download of walks in the local area and a little further afield.  Although we live in a mainly urban area most of us are within easy reach of green spaces and you… Continue reading Local walks

Discovering Hillingdon – Pynchester Moat

A medieval moated site   On my daily walks I am lucky to often walk alongside the River Pinn and the site of Pynchester Moat. This sparked my interest to find out more. According to Historic England, around 6,000 moated sites are known in England. They consist of wide ditches, often or seasonally water-filled, partly… Continue reading Discovering Hillingdon – Pynchester Moat

Local Walks in Hillingdon

I always enjoy a walk in the countryside, backpack on, flask at hand and, of course, a camera or ‘phone to capture those all important memories. This has previously meant driving out and walking for the day, hopefully with a pub stop along the way or at the end of the walk. Of course, we’re… Continue reading Local Walks in Hillingdon