Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Waltham Abbey
The Time Machine is an interactive, hands-on gallery and exhibition centre for Science, Technology and Engineering. We offer regular workshops and shows to entertain, amuse and educate.
21 different playing areas with tanks, helicopters, COD areas etc. Excellent facilities including conference rooms, toilets, showers and picnic areas.
Enjoy and invigorating walk, run or cycle ride along miles of surfaced pathways, explore the River Lee by boat, watch the wildlife go by or simply relax and unwind with a picnic.
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.
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.
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.
The NJA is the UK's premier research & info centre for jazz, blues & related music. Concentrating on written, printed & photographic documentation of the music, NJA has amassed a body of information that can truly be considered world class.
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.
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.
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.
All Saints House, Romford Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6QD, Tel: 0208 5009912, Email
Tours of Chigwell and the surrounding area - 3 types - historic, scenic and celebrity.
Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1DG, Tel: 01992 767897, Email
A Norman church, the reputed site of King Harold's tomb. There is a lady chapel with a crypt which houses a visitors' centre and a shop.
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.