Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Lake and Riverside Trail
Lee Valley Park Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Tel: 08456 770600, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms)
Enjoy and invigorating walk, run or cycle ride along miles of surfaced pathways, explore the River Lee by boat, watch the wildlife go by or simply relax and unwind with a picnic.
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Tel: 01992 892781, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
Go wild at Lee Valley Park Farms! Meet all the animals from cuddly sheep to the loveable meerkat family. Explore the fantastic indoor and outdoor adventure play areas where the kids can go whooshing down the slopes on our toboggan run.
Rye Meads Visitor Centre, Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire, SG12 8JS, Tel: 01992 708383, (4 miles, 7kms)
A fantastic day out. See some fantastic wildlife. Explore this lovely nature reserve, just 8 miles north of the M25/J25.
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770 600, (2 miles, 3kms)
Enjoy a picnic, hop on a bike, explore the countryside, take a boat trip along the River Lee, discover wondrous wildlife or enjoy one of the many family events throughout the year.
Bulls Cross, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770600, (4 miles, 6kms)
Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XQ, Tel: 08456 770 600, (2 miles, 3kms)
Set in the grounds of the Abbey, you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Rose Gardens and Orchard, explore hundreds of years of history, enjoy a picnic or take a stroll along Cornmill Stream.
Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 6LX, Tel: 01992 462085, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Lee Valley Boat Centre operates two passenger vessels on the River Lee for hire for private functions. Also public cruises - plus day boats, hourly boats and holiday hire boats.
Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY, Tel: 01992 707370, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
A spectacular 170-acre location for a day of family fun. Experience Prof. Nitrate's Mad Lab, the Test Range and Rocket Vault! Plus, guided land train tours, interactive exhibitions, wildlife walks and an extensive special events programme.
Port Vale, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 3AA, Tel: 01992 509596, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Contemporary gallery, art, clay and craft workshop, outreach programme. Gifts, refreshments, children's parties and studio space. Tues - Sat 10-4pm, Fri 10-5pm. Admission free.
10 Market Place, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1DF, Tel: 01992 584322, (6 miles, 10kms)
2-4 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1DG, Tel: 01992 660336, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Theydon Mount, Essex, CM16 7QQ, Tel: 01799 522842, (7 miles, 12kms)
High Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9AL, Tel: 01920 460316, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Grade I Listed, the Priory stands in 7 acres of picturesque riverside grounds. Founded as a Franciscan Friary in 1338.
Off Ware to Hertford (A119) road, Ware, Hertfordshire, Tel: 01727 858901, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
One of the largest wetlands remaining in Hertfordshire - consituting of floodmeadows and chalk grassland bordered by a canal and river and incorporating large pools.
High Street, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, UK, Tel: 01992 785537, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
One of 12 crosses erected between 1291 and 1294 marking overnight stops of Eleanor of Castile's funeral cortege, wife of King Edward I, on its way to Westminster Abbey.
18 Bull Plain, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1DT, Tel: 01992 585720, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
A gem of a local history museum located in the centre of the historic market town of Hertford.
Brickendon Lane, Brickendon, near Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8NY, Tel: 01438 718543, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Step into Celtic Times for Great Days Out for all ages in the relaxing natural setting of Celtic Harmony Camp.
Ad Astra House, Hurricane Way, North Weald, Essex, CM16 6AA, Tel: 01992 523010, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A ‘House of Memories’ and a striking memorial telling the story of this historic airfield and its people from 1916 to 1964. Full educational programme available for schools.