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Things To Do Near Sebright Farm Cottage
As soon as you step out of the house there is lots to enjoy. Join any one of the country footpaths and National Trails (Hertfordshire Way and Chiltern Way) to explore the varied countryside, woodland, wildlife, horses and farm animals. Take a walk in the fresh air to the local villages and feast on a local pub lunch. A short car ride can take you to much much more:
Whipsnade Zoo
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has over 2500 amazing animals set in 600 acres of beautiful parkland.
4 Miles
Woodside Farm and Wildfowl Park
Woodside Animal Farm is the perfect day out for all the family. The farm is set in 7 acres of countryside and is home to all manner of creatures.
4 miles
Chiltern Gateway Centre
The centre is at Bedfordshires highest point and offers spectacular views over the surrounding counties.
5 Miles
Gadebridge Park
Large parkland with varied recreation facillities. Close to historic Old Town.
5 Miles
Try gliding and flying

Just a short drive away, learn to glide and fly over the Dunstable Downs at the London Gliding Club  

6 Miles
Redbourn Village Museum
The museum is housed in a 4-roomed Grade II Listed building surrounded by its own garden and car park area.
6 Miles
Ashridge Estate
Wonderful and varied Chilterns countryside stretching from Berkhamsted to the Ivinghoe Beacon. The Estate covers more than 6 square miles in Hertfordshire.
7 Miles
Stockwood Craft Museum
Stockwood Craft Museum takes a nostalgic look back at life on the land in pre-Industrial Bedfordshire.
7 Miles
Totternhoe Knolls
A nature reserve, picnic area, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monument on the site of a Norman castle, with beautiful views and a wealth of butterflies and chalk grassland plants.
7 miles
Whipsnade Tree Cathedral
Created following the First World War in 'Faith, hope and reconciliation', the tree cathedral covers a tranquil 3.82ha (9.5 acres) and contains many tree specimens uniquely planted in the plan of a medieval cathedral.
7 Miles
Priory Church of St Peter
The Priory Church of St Peter, a Grade I Listed building, is an active parish church. It is the surviving part of an Augustian priory founded in 1131. The church has Norman architectural features, medieval brasses and wood carving, eighteenth-century monuments and modern stained glass.
7 Miles
Berkhamsted Castle
Roads and a railway have cut into the castle site, but its huge banks and ditches remain impressive. The original 11th century motte-and-bailey was probably built by William the Conquer's half brother, and there is a later stone keep.
7 Miles
Country Restaurant
Under the unique management of Georges de Maison it combines the charm of days gone by with serious professionalism.
8 Miles
Lussmans Restaurant Great reasonably priced restaurant in centre of St Albans - in our opinion best in St Albans.  
8 Miles
Toddler World
Indoor adventure playground for children under height limit of 1.2m. Childrens parties catered for and private hire available.
8 Miles
John Dony Field Centre
A wealth of wildlife and countryside in and around Luton. A focus for exploring rich landscapes and fascinating plants and animals of the Luton area. Follow 4,000 years of history from Bronze Age burials to the building of the Bushmead estate.
9 Miles
Old Gorhambury House
Pleasant house built by Sir Robert Taylor (1774-1794) to house an extensive picture collection of 17th-century portraits of the Grimston and Bacon families and their contemporaries. Also of note is the 16th-century enamelled glass collection and an early English pile carpet. Member of the Historic Houses Association.
9 Miles
Roman Theatre of Verulamium
The only completely excavated Roman theatre in Britain with the remains of a townhouse and underground shrine. The Roman Theatre was 1st discovered in 1847 but it was not until 1930-1935 that it was fully excavated.
9 Miles
Ford End Watermill
This little mill, recorded in 1767 but certainly very much older, was in use until 1963. Restored by volunteers, and now maintained and run by Ford End Watermill Society, it is the only remaining working watermill in Buckinghamshire with original machinery.
10 Miles
Pitstone Green Museum
The museum, which is basically a Rural Life Museum, is run by volunteers from the Pitstone Local History Society. On the Sunday Open days there are many extra attractions which may include a Craft Fair, Pottery demonstrations, working engines including the massive Crossley gas engine, Steam Traction Engine, country dancing, tractor rides to a nearby Windmill and others as available.
10 Miles
Verulamium Museum and Park
Verulamium was one of the largest and most important Roman towns in Britain. By the 1st century it was declared a 'municipium', which gave its inhabitants the rights of Roman citizenship.
10 Miles
Tring Activity Park
The 300 acres of Tring Park extend south of the town with access via Akeman Street. Ideal for walking. Close to town centre.
10 Miles
Kingsbury Watermill
This 16th-century corn mill, which still has a working waterwheel, is now a museum. Exhibits include a collection of old farm implements and there is also an art gallery. The mill is on the River Ver half a mile from the city. Also on site is the Waffle House Restaurant featuring sweet and savoury waffles.
10 Miles
Watergate Lambing Open Farm
Working farm, 2000 sheep to give birth, sheep shearing, pony rides, ferret racing.
11 Miles
St Albans Organ Theatre
A permanent playing collection of mechanical dance organs, other mechanical instruments and theatre pipe organs. Monthly Saturday theatre organ concerts
11 Miles
St Albans Cathedral
St Albans Cathedral is an imposing former Norman Abbey Church set in the centre of the City of St Albans overlooking Verulamium Park. The present church was built from recycled Roman brick between 1077-1115 on the execution site of Alban (c.250), Britain's first martyr.
12 Miles
Museum of St Albans
Discover the long history of St Albans town at the gate of a medieval abbey, coaching centre, market town, manufacturing centre and commuter city. This story is told through lively new displays, the Salaman Gallery of Trade and Craft Tools and regular special exhibitions.
12 Miles
Royal National Rose Garden
The Royal National Rose Society's Garden with 27 acres of garden and trial grounds for new varieties of rose. Thirty thousand roses of all types are displayed with 1,700 different varieties.
12 Miles
Rothschild Zoological Museum
This museum was once the private collection of Lionel Walter, 2nd Baron Rothschild, and is now part of the Natural History Museum. It houses more than 4,000 specimens in a unique Victorian setting.
12 Miles
Water Hall Open Farm
Open farm, gardens and tearoom. Admission includes drink in Emily's Teashop.
14 Miles
UH Art Galleries
Varied exhibitions programme representing a wide spectrum of art and design. Exhibitions of national and international signifficance.
14 Miles
Knebworth Park Dinosaur Trail The Dinosaur Trail comprises 72-life size models to discover and learn about.
15 Miles
Leighton Buzzard Railway
The Leighton Buzzard Railway offers a 70 minute journey into the vanished world of the English Light Railway, with its sharp curves, steep gradients, level crossings and unique roadside running. Come and explore our fascinating history, back to the First World War and beyond.
15 Miles

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