Local Hertfordshire Attractions
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Distance: 0.46 miles
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, is a behind the scenes walking tour which immerses guests into the world of Film-making and the story behind the amazing story of Harry Potter and all the magic. The Tour features authentic sets, costumes and props from the film series and showcases the British artistry, technology and talent that went and still goes into producing iconic British movies. Tickets must be purchased in advance online.
Bekonscot Model Village
Distance: 10.84 miles
Discover a wonderful little world tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world’s oldest original model village, opening for the first time in 1929. With over 80 years of history, an extensive model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings it’s a great day out for everyone.
Wembley Stadium and Arena
Distance: 11.24 miles
Situated in the Borough of Brent, London; Wembley Stadium is the home of English football. With a capacity of 90,000, Wembley Stadium is the second largest in Europe. Visitors can follow in the footsteps of legends with the Wembley Tour and book to zip wire across the stadium for a once in a life time experience of the prolific sporting stadium.
The iconic entertainment venue plays host to numerous music, sporting, family and performance events. The famous stage has been graced by the likes of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, but more recently has built a reputation for ice shows and a multitude of family and comedy shows.
Distance: 11.66 miles
Home to more than 2,500 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild, Whipsnade Zoo has lots to offer. With daily events taking place on site for visitors, including a selection of keeper talks, animal feeds and animal demonstrations, the Zoo’s impressive 600 acre site is the perfect day out in Bedfordshire for people of all ages.
Paradise Wildlife Park
Distance: 16.14 miles
Paradise Wildlife Park is the leading animal experience attraction in Europe. Visitors can select an animal experience to really make their day extra special. Choose to feed a big cat, tickle a tapir, meet a meerkat, meet the lemurs, meet the red pandas, feed the penguins, shadow a zookeeper, shadow a monkey keeper and so much more. There are great offers for groups and be sure to book well in advance to avoid disappointment and to schedule into your day the events that also happen throughout the year.
Distance: 16.29 miles
Set in 250 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, Knebworth House is one of England's most colourful stately homes offering a varied day out for all. Visit the house itself for a wander round the lavish stately rooms and beautiful gardens or take the children along to the Dinosaur Trail where they can discover the 72 life sized dinosaurs hiding in the gardens. There is also the Adventure Playground for you all to let off some steam, where you might also see a deer or two. Also home to many concerts and country shows there is always lots going on all year round.
Distance: 16.45 miles
Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. The Castle's dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace, a magnificent chapel and numerous outbuildings. The Castle is used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions. It is here that The Queen often hosts State Visits from overseas monarchs and presidents. St George’s Hall makes a spectacular setting for a State Banquet, when a single table, stretching the length of the hall and seating 160 people, is decorated with porcelain, and silver-gilt from the Royal Collection. Visitors can take in all the lavish décor as well as Queen Anne’s luxurious doll’s house. Celebrating the jubilee, there are also exclusive displays of the Queen in images from over her reign.
Distance: 16.62 miles
Royal Windsor Racecourse is located in Windsor, Berkshire, one of only two figure-of-eight courses in the United Kingdom. The local area has links to horse racing that date back to the time of Henry VIII, but the first race meeting at Royal Windsor did not take place until 1866. With the fabulous island setting on the banks of the River Thames, there is always a warm welcome from the minute you arrive. See their website for details on weekly races and big events.
Distance: 18.59 miles
Legoland Windsor Resort theme park, aimed at 3-12’s, is an inspirational park where the kids are the heroes. It's a family attraction where the fun never stops and with over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland, it’s a unique family experience. Prepare for a soaking on the wet and wild water rides, follow a pirate trail that'll leave you wetter than walking the plank or join a Viking fleet where you'll battle sea monsters and rough waters. Little ones will also love making a splash in the fountains at Waterworks and many interactive rides put you, quite literally, in the driving seat.
Distance: 19.92 miles
Thorpe Park, the roller coaster and thrill seeking theme park home to Nemesis Inferno, Colossus, The Swarm and the first of its kind in the dark, reverse rollercoaster, is located in Chertsey, Surrey, just off junction 11 on M25. For those wanting an adrenaline fuelled day, look no further for over 25 white-knuckle rides all in one park and an experience not to be forgotten. Book in advance for some great ticket offers for groups and families and check out which ride you will head to first.
Distance: 21.81 miles
The parks and open spaces make up the 6,500 acres of Epping Forest open to cyclists, horse riders and hikers of all ages. With over 650 species of plants, over 80 lakes and ponds the many animals and wildlife living in Epping Forest leave lots to unearth and discover both physically and visually. Explore in style by taking part in one of the guided tours or hire a bicycle to get round and see more.