Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Woodside Animal Farm and Leisure Park
Priory House, 33 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3RZ, Tel: 01582 890270, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
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, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2LF, Tel: 01582 872171, (4 miles, 6kms)
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks.
Sundon, Bedfordshire, Tel: 01582 500920, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Chalk downland within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a Site of Specific Scientific Interest, adjoining the Icknield Way long distance footpath.
Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9BX, Tel: 01438 820307, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The home of George Bernard Shaw from 1906 until his death in 1950 with literary and personal effects on display. 3.5 acre garden.
Luton Hoo Estate, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ, Tel: 01582 879089, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
The Luton Hoo Walled Garden was designed by Capability Brown in the 18th Century.
Moneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1LX, Tel: 01442 851227, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Enjoy a walk through the woodland, across the commons or on the fine chalk down land on the Ashridge Estate.
Brownlow Road, Hertfordshire, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The extensive remains of an 11thC motte-and-bailey castle which was the work of Robert of Mortain, half brother of William of Normandy, who learnt he was king here.
Stanbridge Road, Billington, Bedfordshire, LU7 9JH, Tel: 01525 852954, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Huge indoor play, maximum ‘hands on’ farmyard fun and numerous family outdoor activities.
St Michaels, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SW, Tel: 01727 751810, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
The museum of everyday life in Roman Britain. Award-winning displays of re-created Roman rooms, hands-on areas and video of Roman Verulamium.
Whitwell, Nr Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 8BN, Tel: 01438 871256, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Small open farm featuring rare breeds and offering a hands-on experience for visitors with gardens and tearoom. Country Walks.
St Michael's Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SJ, Tel: 01727 853502, (8 miles, 12kms)
A 16thC watermill with working machinery, a collection of farm implements, an art gallery and gift shop. There is also the Waffle House tearoom and restaurant.
Luton Central Library, St. George's Square, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2NG, Tel: 01582 401579, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
Hancock Drive, Bushmead, Luton, LU2 7SF, Tel: 01582 486983, (4 miles, 7kms)
Natural history site with displays featuring local/natural history, conservation and archaeology.
St Margaret's, Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3BZ, Tel: 01442 843471, (5 miles, 8kms)
Situated in rural Hertfordshire, you may spend an hour or more wandering around and meeting many and varied animals, many wandering freely.
Stockwood Park, London Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 4LX, Tel: 01582 548600, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Stockwood Discovery Centre offers interactive displays, a variety of gardens and collections, a children's play area, bee gallery and much more. It is a wonderful attraction and museum.
Gorhambury, Hertfordshire, AL3 6AH, Tel: 01727 835035, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The only completely excavated exposed Roman theatre in Britain with the remains of a townhouse and underground shrine.