Local information for Theobalds Park

Theobalds Park Local Information

Theobalds Park Local Information

  • London is only 13 miles away. It has numerous attractions, including the waxworks of Madame Tussauds and the Tower Bridge exhibition.
  • Enfield has the Royal Small Arms Island Centre. It tells the story of rifle and gun manufacture through the ages.
  • Whitewebbs Museum of Transport has a collection of cars, commercial vehicles and motor cycles.
  • Waltham Abbey is home to the Royal Gunpowder Mills.
  • Hatfield House is a Jacobean house with beautiful gardens, once a royal palace. Epping Forest is the largest public open space in the London area. Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, the only remaining timberframed Standing in England, hosts a range of Tudor activities.
  • Take a boat on the River Lee and explore Lee Valley Country Park. The Park is good for walking, cycling, fishing and bird-watching. It will feature in the 2012 Olympics.
  • Hayes Hill children’s farm and Holyfield Hall dairy and arable farm are both near Waltham Abbey and open to visitors.
  • Forty Hall Museum has a fine collection of furniture, art and antiques. It hosts special exhibitions throughout the year.
  • If driving to Site, take the A10 towards Enfield and London – not Hertford. Take all available right-turns when coming from the M25.

Local transport

Nearest train station: 2 miles (Waltham Cross)
Nearest bus: 1.5 mile from Site entrance

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