4 women and 2 men walking exercising beautiful scenery on Lady Chancellor Hil Port of Spain exercising for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel

Lady Chancellor Hill – original outdoor gym

As the Carnival season fast approaches, scores of people flock to gyms, sporting facilities and pools in an effort to attain that Carnival ready body or to shed the extra pounds added on over the holidays. One favourite is Lady Chancellor Hill located at the northern end of the Queen’s Park Savannah. It offers a unique experience to the street runner.

You get the best of both worlds, the convenience of a running path within the capital Port of Spain as well as the most picturesque views that one can imagine. Mostly shaded during the afternoon it allows you to conquer it at your own pace. If you decide to walk, hike, jog or run you will realise that the road is basically traffic free, with the occasional patrol by the police and officers of Community Comfort Patrol. Some caution should be taken as the road is also used by cyclists. The course is approximately 2 miles long one way.

You feel as if you are one with nature, surrounded by trees and various wildlife. Occasionally, you hear a lion roaring as the Emperor Valley Zoo is just a stone’s throw away.

Being at the top of Lady Chancellor Hill, every once in a while you get a glimpse of Port of Spain, and what a sight it is. During later months of the year the sun sets pretty early so when you reach the end of the road you are rewarded twice, you just burned about one million calories and you get the most beautiful view of Port of Spain. You may want to stop and take in the view. You will forget about the traffic and fast pace of the city below. You just stand in awe at what must be one of the most beautiful skylines in the Caribbean.

View of Port of Spain on Lady Chancellor Hil for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Cyclist and 2 women and man walking exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Four women and man walking exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
9 women and men and baby in stroller exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Two men two women exercising on Lady Chancellor Hil Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Cyclist two women jogging exercise walking on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Cyclist daytime on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Cyclist and woman exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Community Comfort Patrol people exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Four women and man exercise walking on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
3 women and 2 men walking beautiful scenery exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
2 cyclists and 2 women and 2 men walk exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Sign on Lady Chancellor Hil Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Poui Hill Road Holland House on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Cassia Drive sign on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Port of Spain scouts on Lady Chancellor Hil for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Headquarters Horticultural Society on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Poui pink flowers on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Man jogging on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Scenic pathway on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Caucasian man jogging exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Bamboo patch on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Ladies walk exercise at night on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel
Couple walking exercising on Lady Chancellor Hill Port of Spain for story original outdoor gym in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, vacation, travel

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2 comments

  1. I must Lady Chancellor as one of my weekend runs

  2. Oz didn’t mention the potential conflict of interest, but he did say he was
    cynical.

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