Singaporetourismmap: Cerise Point Roaming - Kent Ridge Mrt - Kent Ridge Park, Hort Common In Addition To The Woods Walk

I've been on a combat of a curlicue amongst my Red Dot Roaming posts together with managed to larn some other walk inwards some other constituent of Singapore done non therefore long ago. This fourth dimension my roaming took me to Kent Ridge MRT to consummate the Southern Ridges walk. I'd already previously walked from Harbourfront MRT, starting at the Marang Trail going to the Henderson Waves on some other Red Dot Roam therefore the programme this fourth dimension was to walk the other one-half of it. In the terminate nosotros truly walked all the agency dorsum to Harbourfront MRT therefore ended upward completing the whole of the walk.

Getting off at Kent Ridge MRT station nosotros took a curt walk through the nearby concern green (absolutely devoid of life equally nosotros went on a Sunday) entering the green through a pocket-size side entrance which looked a picayune similar nosotros were only wandering into somebody's garden. Thankfully though it wasn't together with nosotros had entered Kent Ridge park. Our entrance was only about a lake where nosotros saw a beautiful kingfisher type plane only watching the basis (and no uncertainty the fish) larn by. Our programme was to caput towards the Canopy Walk together with and therefore on to Hort green together with afterward a combat of confusion equally to which agency to larn nosotros were presently on the correct track.

View from the Canopy Walk

Passing through the Canopy Walk, a boardwalk taking yous (as the yell suggests) upward to the tree canopy nosotros came to Hort park. Hort green is a gardeners dream together with somewhere I didn't fifty-fifty know existed until planning this walk together with looking into the expanse a picayune more. It is a 22 acre green connecting Kent Rdge park, Telok Blangah green together with Mount Faber green housing a multitude of greenhouses, a visitor centre together with dissimilar themed gardens including a Balinese Garden together with Butterfly Garden. The green is total of educational together with enquiry elements together with is correct side past times side to a concern green (what a lovely spot to await out on from your office) together with would last a non bad spot to explore to a greater extent than thoroughly if yous were lover of gardening. We solely passed through it on our agency to the Alexandra Arch together with Forest Walk therefore solely saw the expanse fleetingly but I was real impressed past times what I did see. I've since read that the greenhouses are abode to some real interesting plants therefore perchance it volition last somewhere to furnish to at some point.

Walking Through Hort Park

Passing through this green together with on to the Alexandra Arch was a K times nicer than having to negotiate the busy Alexandra Road below us. I produce dear how Singapore does the green connectors together with other paths connecting walks together with cycle paths etc. here. Many times its is possible to completely avoid walking on original roads together with the paths are ever beautifully set out making them non bad for everyone. There truly is no excuse for non getting out in that location together with exploring the parts of the isle nearest to your abode or a picayune farther afield either past times human foot or bike.

The Alexandra Arch was designed amongst a curved deck together with titled arch to await similar an opened upward leaf. It truly is a real photogenic couple fifty-fifty when it's almost swallowed upward inwards the trees etc (see my photograph below) together with I couldn't resist taking several photos of it. From the Alexandra Arch nosotros together with therefore walked seamlessly onto the Forest Walk inwards Telok Blangah Hill Park. Treetop walks seem quite pop inwards Singapore amongst the 1 inwards MacRitchie Reservoir together with the novel walk on Sentosa close Fort Siloso. Unlike the other ii though this 1 twists together with turns equally yous walk through the woods together with gives non bad views towards the metropolis together with out towards sea. The walk also takes yous through dissimilar elevations climbing to eighteen metres inwards places. Just similar the other ii yous larn to walk through the treetops together with bask a totally dissimilar sentiment of the woods together with the surrounding area.

Alexandra Arch
Forest Walk
View from the Forest Walk Towards the Alexandra Arch

As yous bask the walk together with the views yous exceed only about the Gillman Barracks, a onetime country of war machine military camp together with immediately a contemporary arts base of operations together with some where nonetheless on the 'to visit' list, anybody been? The walk also takes yous only about Preston Road which through an leave of absence allows yous to sentiment a handful of beautiful dark together with white houses. How lovely to alive in that location together with get got this walk on your doorstep.

Black together with White Houses
A path taking yous through the trees on the Forest Walk

Upon leaving the Forest Walk yous detect yourself inwards Telok Blangah Hill Park together with hither nosotros were only about where nosotros finished upward on our previous walk when nosotros did the other one-half of the Southern Ridges from Harbourfront MRT starting at the Marang Trail. As I mentioned nosotros truly carried on together with walked all the agency to Harbourfront MRT that twenty-four hours together with if you'd similar to read most that one-half (albeit inwards reverse) get got a await at my previous Harbourfront MRT Red Dot Roaming post.

This is a non bad walk to produce whether yous produce the whole route or only sections of it. Since doing this my hubby has truly done it 1 time to a greater extent than amongst our recent visitors from the UK. You larn some non bad views of both the CBD together with out to sea, seeing some history together with the natural parts of Singapore along the way. It's all beautifully joined together amongst connecting paths together with elevated walkways allowing yous to walk a considerable distance barely having to company on to original roads.

View Towards Reflections at Keppel Bay together with Beyond

Kent Ridge MRT is on the Circle Line (CC24)

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