Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Weirs to Woods
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770 600, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XQ, Tel: 08456 770 600, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Bulls Cross, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770600, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Lee Valley Park Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Tel: 08456 770600, (2 miles, 3kms)
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, (2 miles, 3kms)
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, (2 miles, 4kms)
A fantastic day out. See some fantastic wildlife. Explore this lovely nature reserve, just 8 miles north of the M25/J25.
Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 6LX, Tel: 01992 462085, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
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.
2-4 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1DG, Tel: 01992 660336, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY, Tel: 01992 707370, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
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, (5 miles, 8kms)
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, (5 miles, 7kms)
Ad Astra House, Hurricane Way, North Weald, Essex, CM16 6AA, Tel: 01992 523010, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
Between Nos.28 and 34 Scotts Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9JQ, Tel: 01920 464131, (4 miles, 7kms)
Scott's Grotto is a fascinating series of underground chambers decorated with shells, flints and fossils. Built in the 1760s.
Park Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9AL, Tel: 01992 785508, (3 miles, 5kms)
Cheshunt Park is a picturesque setting for most types of formal and informal recreation. Visitors can enjoy a walk or cycle along the historic Roman Road, Ermine Street or a picnic in one of the conservation areas or wildflower meadows.
Loughton Library, Traps Hill, Loughton, Essex, IG10 1HD, Tel: 0208 5020181, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
The NJA is the UK's premier research & info centre for jazz, blues & related music. Concentrating on written, printed & photographic documentation of the music, NJA has amassed a body of information that can truly be considered world class.
Muskham Road, Off First Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF, Tel: 01279 454959, (6 miles, 10kms)
The story of Harlow told through objects, pictures, text and interactive exhibits. Collections include local archaeology and history, a local history library / archive and historic bicycles.
Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG, Tel: 01279 446438, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
A permanent collection of 20th century British watercolours and drawings as well as a changing exhibition programme featuring the work of both local artists and artists of the world-renown.
Paul's Nursery Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4AE, Tel: 0208 5296681, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)