Wiggington Playground Review

The Review One of my followers recommended that I do a review of Wiggington playground a couple of weeks ago but I hadn’t made it over there until this weekend. It’s actually somewhere I’ve driven past many times when dropping the boys off at various scout camps. It had looked like a nice little playground […]

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Dockey Wood’s Bluebells

the review Dockey Wood is part of the Ashridge estate but it has its own car park (see the end of the post re parking). It’s only just around the corner and you could walk between the two if you wanted a relatively long walk. For the full review of Ashridge click here. Each year […]

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Berkhamsted Castle

A ruined Norman castle right in the middle of a Hertfordshire town! it’s completely FREE to visit too. It’s a great place for a picnic and a run-around. Lots of good facilities nearby too, just be careful of the steep slopes.

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Verulamium Park

A large park in the heart of St Albans with loads of different things to do. It’s full of Roman history and has brilliant green spaces to play in.

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College Lake

College Lake used to be a chalk mine but it has been transformed into an amazing nature reserve, predominantly for wetland birds. There is a wide variety of things to do here. A real must for any bird or wildlife fans.

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Tring Park, Tring

Tring, HP23 6AP One for my to-review list It’s been a while since I was down here but the website describes it as: “One of Hertfordshire’s most important ecological areas and one of the Woodland Trust’s most exciting and diverse sites. Just a short walk from the Natural History Museum at Tring, you can discover […]

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Ashridge Estate, Nr Berkhamstead

This is a lovely area of woodland with numerous footpaths, a large green space, meadow, a pond and a play area for the kids. If your family are Harry Potter fans you might be interested to know the Whomping Willow was actually a tree in Ashridge plus loads of other shows have been filmed here.

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