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Historic county town of Hertfordshire located at the confluence of the rivers Lea, Rib, Beane and Mimram

Are you looking for things to do in Hertford? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.




 

  Attractions

Rye House Gatehouse

The Gatehouse is in some ways an example of medieval bling – as part of one of the first brick built houses in the country.
Rye House, Quay Rye Road
Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire
EN11 0EH

08456770600

 

Zoo Keeper For A Day

Experience this incredible hands-on, behind-the-scenes day working as a zookeeper at Paradise Wildlife Park.
Paradise Wildlife Park
White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne,
Hertfordshire
EN10 7QA

 

East Herts Miniature Railway

An independent 7¼” gauge miniature railway, open to the public, located within the grounds of The Van Hage Garden Company.
Great Amwell
near Ware
Hertfordshire
SG12 9RP

 

Paradise Wildlife Park

Family owned and operated animal park and entertainment for all the family.
White Stubbs Lane
Broxbourne
EN10 7QA

01992470490

 
 

  Museums

Hertford Museum FREE

Since 1903 Hertford Museum has been a much loved local museum, with fascinating objects that tell the story of the county town.
18 Bull Plain
Hertford
SG14 1DT

 

Ware Museum

Ware Museum is a growing museum with big ambitions and exciting plans for the future.
The Priory
High Street
Ware
SG12 9AL

01920487848

 
 

  Parks

Waterford Heath FREE

A former quarry which supports the rare grizzled skipper butterfly.
Vicarage Lane
Waterford
Hertfordshire
SG14 3LU

 

Amwell Quarry Nature Reserve FREE

Former gravel pits which have been restored to a diverse wetland nature reserve which is now internationally important.
Amwell Lane
Great Amwell
Hertfordshire
SG12 9SS

 

Balls Wood FREE

A sizeable and varied woodland, where plantations of conifers contrast with old coppiced hornbeams.
Elbow Lane
Hertford Heath Village
SG13 7PY

 

Hertford Heath FREE

A rare Hertfordshire open heathland combined with woodland, two large ponds and several smaller heathy pools.
The Roundings
Hertford Heath Village
Hertfordshire
SG13 7PX

 

Rye Meads Nature Reserve FREE

A large, ancient flood meadow which attracts vast numbers of a wide variety of birds and supports many other forms of wildlife.
Rye Meads Visitor Centre
Rye Road
Hoddesdon
SG12 8JS

 
 

  Theatre

The Spotlight

The Spotlight is a venue showcasing theatre, music, dance, comedy and cinema.
High Street
Hoddesdon
EN11 8BE

01992441946

 
 

  Comedy

Bring Your Own Baby Comedy

The UK’s premier baby friendly comedy club.
Hertford Theatre
The Wash
Hertford
SG14 1PS

 
 

  Golf

Hertfordshire Golf Club

Golf Club.
Broxbournebury Mansion
White Street
Broxbourne
Hertfordshire
EN10 7PY

 

East Herts Golf Club

Golf Club.
Hamels Park
Buntingford
Hertfordshire
SG9 9NA

 

Whitehill Golf Club

Golf Club.
Dane End
Ware
Hertfordshire
SG12 0JS

 

Brickendon Grange Golf Club

Golf Club.
Brickendon
Nr Hertford
Hertfordshire
SG13 8PD

 
 

  Leisure centres

The Priory Lido

The term Lido is from the name of a place in Venice where Bathing took place.
Priory Street
Ware
Hertfordshire
SG12 0DE

 

John Warner Sports Centre

Sports centre with a Fit&Well Gym, swimming pool and classes for members and non-members.
Stanstead Road
Hoddesdon
EN11 0QG

01992445375

 

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