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Aldenham Country Park

LOCALITY: Elstree, Hertfordshire
DISTANCE: Less than 1 mile (1.61km)
FACILITIES: Circular route, Parking, Suitable for wheelchairs, Toilets, Cafe

GRADIENT: Mostly flat
OS MAP: London North

Walk description:

Aldenham Country Park - owned and managed by Hertfordshire County Council - was created on green belt land in 1971 as an area for quiet countryside recreation. Its 175 acres of woodland, parkland and open water provide the perfect setting for a great day out for everyone. Fun facilities include picnic areas, adventure playground and a toddlers' play area, make it ideal for families. Children and adults alike will enjoy a visit to Winnie-the-Pooh's '100 Aker Wood' with the homes of Pooh Bear, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore and Owl - all recreated at the park in association with the Disney Corporation.

To get to the park you have the following options:
a) Road: Drive via the A5, A41, A1(M) or M1 (J5). Look for signs on nearby roads. Entrance off Aldenham Road. (for sat nav users WD6 3AT)
b) Rail:Queensbury; Edgeware; Elstree and Borehamwood.
c) Bus: 107 to Elstree Village from the above stations 306 from Watford and Borehamwood.

The Park is a RADAR approved site. There is a network of pushchair/wheelchair-friendly paths and trails passing through shady woodland, across parkland and around the 65 acre lake, making it easy for those with mobility problems to enjoy the Park too.

Additional notes:

The park is open all year round, except Christmas Day. Opening hours are as follows:

March to April: 9.00am - 5.00pm.
May to August: 9.00am - 6.00pm.
September to October: 9.00am - 5.00pm.
November to February: 9.00am - 4.00pm.

Entrance to the park is free, however you will have to pay to park your car. In the winter: £2.00 weekdays; £4.00 weekends,school & public holidays. In the summer: £4.00 weekdays; £5.00 weekends,school & public holidays.

For further information please refer to www.hertsdirect.org

07/05/2008 | Walk posted by Admin Team

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