Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of RSPB Rye Meads Nature Reserve
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.
18 Bull Plain, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1DT, Tel: 01992 585720, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
A gem of a local history museum located in the centre of the historic market town of Hertford.
Off Ware to Hertford (A119) road, Ware, Hertfordshire, Tel: 01727 858901, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
One of the largest wetlands remaining in Hertfordshire - consituting of floodmeadows and chalk grassland bordered by a canal and river and incorporating large pools.
Westmill Farm, Westmill Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0ES, Tel: 01920 466446, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A unique combination of gallery, ceramic/art supplies shop and studios, set in a remodelled leisure complex.
Victoria Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1HE, Tel: 01992 702200, (6 miles, 10kms)
14th-century gatehouse, bridge and other remains of the abbey refounded by Harold, last Saxon King of England.
The Castle, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1HR, Tel: 01992 584322, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
A 15thC Edward IV gatehouse, Mayor's parlour and robing room with 15thC stone, brick and timber screens. The town's insignia is also on display on special open days.
Wyllyotts Centre, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 4HN, Tel: 01707 654179, (7 miles, 12kms)
The museum of Potters Bar's history from pre-Roman times up to the present, plus temporary exhibitions which change twice a year. Admission is free.
Muskham Road, Off First Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF, Tel: 01279 454959, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8BH, Tel: 01992 445596, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Lowewood Museum tells the history of the borough of Broxbourne capturing the unique stories of those who have lived and worked here.
Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2QS, (4 miles, 6kms)
The Priory Lodge, 89 High Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9AL, Tel: 01920 487848, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
An independent museum featuring the Story of Ware, including the Roman town and malting industry. Also a World War II command bunker and changing exhibitions.