Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Bishop's Stortford Tourist Info Centre
The National Trust, Hatfield Forest Estate Office, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NE, Tel: 01279 870678, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Hatfield Forest is a rare surviving example of a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest. It has wonderful ancient trees which are like magnificent living sculptures. Visit the shore of the lake & find all the facilities you need.
2 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UU, Tel: 01279 655831, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3ZB, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
One of the finest surviving medieval barns in south east England and representative of the aisled barns found in north west Essex.
Hockerill, Stanstead Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2DY, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
Parsonage Lane, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, CM21 0NG, Tel: 01279 600907, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
A £200,000 high-quality barn conversion into an indoor children's play centre incorporating a toddler area for the under 3's, soft play, slides and much more.
Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG, Tel: 01279 446438, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
c/o 59 Blythwood Gardens, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8HH, Tel: 01279 813124, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Brick tower mill built in 1787. Most of original machinery remains as left when mill ceased working in 1910, including three pairs of stones and bolter (not working). Recent major restoration.
High Street, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BU, Tel: 01279 842509, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Plantsman's garden of four acres, featuring choice shrubs & perennials in a parkland setting. Plants available in adjacent nursery.
Aythorpe Roding, Essex, CM6 1PP, Tel: 01245 437677, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
A large post mill on 4 floors, restored to working order. Fascinating wooden and iron machinery and fantail. Subject to wind, guided groups may be able to see sails turning. Cream teas available at the village hall next door.
Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0NA, Tel: 01279 442112, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
An ideal venue for small conferences, away days and client meetings and that special occasion. The Barn has an extensive garden with sculptures, and seats 40+ people. Kitchen facilities or catering facilities are also available.
South Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3JG, Tel: 01279 651746, Email, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
The Museum was established in 1938 in two listed Victorian Buildings, one of which is the birthplace of Cecil Rhodes, Victorian Empire Builder.
Warwick House, Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Essex, CM6 2BB, Tel: 01371 876979, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Designed by Harold Peto in 1902 for 'Daisy' Countess of Warwick. Abandoned in 1950, restoration commenced in 1993. Visit the Italian garden, glade, 'Peto' Pavilion, courtyard with fountain and be inspired.
High Street, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BS, Tel: 01279 843301, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Set in a Grade II* Listed building. Houses Elizabethan wall paintings and the displays on blacksmithing, beekeeping. The Hadham's and the Page family who were blacksmiths for over 150 years.
Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2QS, (6 miles, 10kms)
Playhouse Square, The High, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1LS, Tel: 01279 446739, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
With Theatre, comedy, live music, dance, children's shows and film, Harlow Playhouse is the area's number 1 live entertainment venue.
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.
The Castle Gardens, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2EL, Tel: 01279 655831, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
Remaining mound of a castle built by William I, set in the gardens just minutes from the town. Key to gate available from Bishop's Stortford Tourist Information Centre.
St John's Walk, Market Street, Old Harlow, Essex, CM17 0AJ, Tel: 01279 442447, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Based in a converted Victorian church, the ARC, tucked away in a secluded corner of Old Harlow, has been a lively community arts centre since the mid-1980s. It offers visitors a varied programme of activities and events for all ages.