Click here to send us your inquires or call (852) 36130518

Hof Sebrechts

July 26th, 2007

bruges hof sebrechts_1

On a rainy morning in the middle of August, I found Hof Sebrechts down a beautiful street in very residential Bruges. This little green gem does not hide behind walls and gates, but that’s where you’ll find its quiet path, deep shade on a hot day, and flower beds filled with spring color. Hof Sebrechts looks as though at one time it was the courtyard gardens for the homes built around it. But I suspect the park was always public greenway—and quite probably larger than it is today, encroached upon by urban sprawl in say, the year 1200.bruges hof sebrechts_4Hof Sebrechts is a quiet park, leafy and intimate, with tall trees and a winding path that circles once. Another lane leads out the back, and a small path to a children’s playground within a grove. Bruges is an old city, built close together (and close to the ground—I’ve never seen such small homes, like dollhouses!), and so its residents like their green space. Hof Sebrechts is one of ten parks in tiny Bruges.

I write in the European City Parks introduction that parks are not all the same, each has at least one unique quality, but otherwise their uses can pretty much be described by most people in terms such as “get in, find a bench or soft grass patch, and chill.” Hof Sebrechts is all about “park basics.” Even as a chill park, there’s enough open space to use it for recreation. And its uniqueness? You feel set down in a Gothic age, perhaps waiting for your secret love to appear above a wall, a quick diversion from parental eyes, where she’ll toss down a scented note or her handkerchief for your excitement…and to entice. Romance can bloom in this intimate setting.

bruges hof sebrechts_6Of course, if romance isn’t happening for you (or for your imagination), you can always toss a ball to one of the local mutts that wander from their keepers. I met Butch at Hof Sebrechts, and he was kind enough to lick and slobber my hand after a few warning sniffs.

Food and Drinks in Hof Sebrechts
In a phrase: bring your own. While the park is a perfect spot for a quiet picnic, you’ll want to stop at a supermarket (Bruges has quite a few, actually, just where you wouldn’t expect a market to pop up) for bread, cheese, wine, perhaps a wheel of meat. Unlike the “cute asses and Frisbee” Astridpark, Hof Sebrechts is off the path from cafés and little food shops.

(read more about Hof Sebrechts’ highlights here)

  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.
You must be logged in to post a comment.


IT Support| POS label| System Integration| Software development| label printing| QR code scanner| wms| vending machine| barcode scanner| SME IT| it solution| rfid tag| rfid| rfid reader| it outsourcing| IRLS| inventory management system| digital labelling| barcode label| Self Service Kiosk| Kiosk| Voice Picking| POS scanner| POS printer| System Integrator| printing labels| Denso| barcode| handheld| inventory management| warehouse management| stock taking| POS| Point of sale| Business service| Web Development| vending| app development| mobile app development| handheld device| terminal handheld| inventory management software| pos system| pos software| pos hardware| pos terminal| printer hong kong| receipt printer| thermal printer| thermal label printer| qr code scanner app| qr scanner app| online qr code scanner| qr code scanner online mobile| qr code scanner download| mdm| mobile solutions| mdm solutions| mobile device management|

banner| Backdrop| Bannershop| Ebanner| Eprint| foamboard| hk print| hong kong printing| Printing| backdrop| print100| 印刷| 宣傳單張| 貼紙| 貼紙印刷|

electric bike| best electric bike| electric bikes for adults| e bike| pedal assist bike| electric bikes for sale| electric bike shop| electric tricycle| folding electric bike| mid drive electric bike| electric trike| electric mountain bike| electric bicycle| electric bike review| electric fat bike| fat tire electric bike| women's electric bike |

office| Property Agent| Hong Kong Office Rental| hong kong office| office building| Commercial Building| Grade A Office| leasing| Rent Office| office for sale|

Central Plaza| The Centrium| LHT Tower| China Building| AIA Central| Crawford House| Exchange Tower| AIA Tower| World Wide House| One Kowloon| The Gateway | One Island South| Jardine House| Millennium City | Exchange Square| Times Square | Pacific Place| Admiralty Centre| United Centre| Lippo Centre| Shun Tak Centre| Silvercord| The Center| Mira Place| Ocean Centre| Cosco Tower| Harcourt House| Cheung Kong Center|

school| international school of hong kong| international school| school in Hong Kong| primary school| elementary school| private school| UK school| british school| extracurricular activity| Hong Kong education| primary education| top schools in Hong Kong| Preparatory| best international schools hong kong| best primary schools in hong kong| primary school hong kong| private school hong kong| british international school| extra curriculums| school calendars| boarding school| school day| Bursary|

email marketing| direct marketing| email marketing software| email marketing service| email marketing tools| email mkt| remarketing| edm| edm marketing| email subscription| website subscription| email survey| email whitelist| sign up form| email subject line| subject line| email subject| best email subject lines| free email marketing| Mailchimp|​​​​​​​ Hubspot| Sendinblue| ActiveCampaign| Aweber| Maichimp| benchmark|

按揭計算機| 居屋|