Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Town Hall, Market Place, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5DJ, Tel: 01727 864511, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Frogmore Mill, Fourdrinier Way, Aspley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9RY, Tel: 01442 234600, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Frogmore Paper Mill is the site of the world's first mechanised paper machine & offers visitors a unique insight into the world of paper and print. Visitor Centre, exhibitions, guided tours and hand paper making. Shop and cafe.
Off Bluehouse Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6AH, Tel: 01727 854051, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Seat of the Earl of Verulam, Gorhambury was built in the late 18th century by the architect Robert Taylor. The present building replaced old Gorhambury House built in the 16th century and the home of Francis Bacon.
Miriam Lane, Off Noke Lane, Chiswell Green, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3NY, Tel: 01727 869203, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Described as "London's own Eden Project", Butterfly World is in Phase II of development as the biggest butterfly experience in the world.
Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2DL, Tel: 01727 857861, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A community theatre with a resident amateur theatre company, the Company of Ten. Two performance venues, a 230 seat proscenium arch main auditorium and a 78 seat Studio theatre.
St Michaels, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SW, Tel: 01727 751810, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
The museum of everyday life in Roman Britain. Award-winning displays of re-created Roman rooms, hands-on areas and video of Roman Verulamium.
The Royal National Rose Society, Chiswell Green Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3NR, Tel: 0845 8334344, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Situated to the south of St. Albans are the world renowned Gardens of the Rose - and headquarters of the Royal National Rose Society.
Market Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5DJ, Tel: 01727 866380, (7 miles, 12kms)
A curfew tower, built in approximately 1405. The belfry and 1866 clock mechanism can be viewed. Fine views from the roof.
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, (7 miles, 12kms)
Set in over 100 acres of beautiful parkland and named after the Roman city of Verulamium on which it stands, Verulamium Park is St Albans' largest and most visited park. A short walk from the town centre, it has something for everyone.
Frogmoor Lane, Off Hartfield Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1NB, Tel: 01923 776611, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
One hundred acres of water, woodland and semi-landscaped parkland with walks, picnic areas, children's playground, disabled access, day fishing tickets and water sport clubs.
Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3RR, Tel: 01727 819340, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Purpose-built as a museum in 1898, displays include craft tools and local and natural history telling the St. Albans story from Roman times to the present day. Wildlife garden. Entry free.
St. Albans, UK, (7 miles, 12kms)
A classic Victorian Park, Clarence Park was given to the people of St. Albans by a local benefactor, Sir John Maple, in 1894. The park is divided into 16 acres of sports grounds and 9 acres of devoted to recreational use.
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3, Tel: 01727 858901, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Offering a 3km circular walk, with hides, the reserve is home to a huge range of waterfowl, finches and thrushes and the largest heronry in Hertfordshire.
99 Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1JD, Tel: 01923 778382, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A canal information centre. Canal history, shop and restaurant.
Salisbury Hall, London Colney, Hertfordshire, AL2 1BU, Tel: 0208 9545080, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Aircraft Heritage Centre showing the restoration and preservation of a range of de Havilland aircraft. Also engines, propellers, missiles, memorabilia and storyboard.
Rudolph Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 3HW, Tel: 020 8420 4057, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Community museum telling the story of Bushey. Archaeology, social history, local trades and industries. Art galleries show changing exhibitions.
Bushey Hall Drive, Bushey, Watford, WD23 2ES, Tel: 01923 219902, (1 miles, 2kms)
Incorporating Farmyard Funworld & Activity World - lots of animals to see & feed. Handling sessions, outdoor play area, cafeteria, shop, group visits.
Cassiobury Avenue, Watford, WD17 2DT, Tel: 01923 235946, (1 miles, 2kms)
Over 190 acres of open space and woodland, including: canal and lock, children's paddling pools, miniature railway, tennis courts and cafe.