Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Waltham Abbey
Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored. Superbly sited on a ridge overlooking its landscaped parkland. The mansion and gardens are situated on a site of ancient human habitation.
At High Beech Riding School our aim is to teach you to ride, or improve your riding in a friendly atmosphere & pleasant surroundings. We cater for all riders, from teaching the beginner or novice in our indoor school to experienced riders.
Go wild at Lee Valley Park Farms! Meet all the animals from cuddly sheep to the loveable meerkat family. Explore the fantastic indoor and outdoor adventure play areas where the kids can go whooshing down the slopes on our toboggan run.
Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AB, Tel: 03000 030 616, www.gowhitewater.co.uk
Enjoy an unforgettable day of adrenalin pumping white water rafting as you take on the wild rapids international athletes will face in the London 2012 Games! Open in spring 2011, this impressive venue is the best of its type in the world.
Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
Rangers Road, Chingford, London, E4 7QH, Tel: 020 7332 1911, Email, www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/visitor-information/Pages/queen-elizabeths-hunting-lodge.aspx
A timber framed hunting grandstand built for Henry VIII in a beautiful part of Epping Forest with ancient oaks, fine views and activities for children. Next door, The View showcases the Forest, designed to appeal to all ages. Entry is free.
Broadlands, Broadley Common, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2DH, Tel: 0870 040 0033, Email
Redwings Ada Cole is home to around 70 horses, ponies and donkeys. Visitors can enjoy walking tours and horse care demonstrations, followed by hot drinks and tasty bakes from the café.
A spectacular 170-acre location for a day of family fun. Experience Prof. Nitrate's Mad Lab, the Test Range and Rocket Vault! Plus, guided land train tours, interactive exhibitions, wildlife walks and an extensive special events programme.
Due to the recent achievements of Lewis and Jensen, Rye-House Kart Raceway is now a famous venue that has become the UK's foremost Karting centre and offers the perfect introduction into the world of Motor Sport.