Suffolk Trip: Fancy Housing And Incredible Skies At Audley End


On our first day in Suffolk we rented a car and meandered from Stansted Airport to the house of my dear friend Nicky. On our way – crossing Saffron Walden – we saw this fantastic fairy tale chateau and stopped to visit it.

It is called Audley End House and it is totally worth a visit. The staff is incredibly professional and passionate which met greatly with our curiosity.

More about Audley End House.



Audley End House and gardens:



The kitchen garden:







On our way:







Unesco Naturerbe Grumsin Schorfheide

Berlin Day Hike: Unesco Natural Heritage – Ancient Beech Forest in Grumsin

Location: near Altkünkendorf – Kleiner Grumsinsee – Sperlingsherberge direction Groß Ziethen – Großer Kagelpfuhl – Großer Schwarzer See –  direction Altkünkendorf / Distance: 11,5 km / Weather: 9 °C, cloudy

Kleiner Grumsinsee:






Großer Schwarzer See:

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BTW: Do not expect the information point in Altkünkendorf to be open on Sundays. (Why would they? All tourists come during working hours :-)) And a “hikers rest area” is a fenced, windy space equipped with some seats but without a roof or any other similar amenities.

Berlin Day Hike: Indian Summer in Buckow

Location: Waldsieversdorf – Abendrothsee – Schermützelsee northern shore – Kleiner Tornowsee – Großer Tornowsee southern shore – Stöbbertal – Buckow – Kleinbahn – Waldsieversdorf / Distance: 17 km / Weather: 12 °C, sometimes sunny, sometimes cloudy Good to know: The dark times are coming again! You have to get up early to do big trips. I ignored that completely and during the ultimate hour […]