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Bridgewater MonumentMoneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted HP4 1LT, UK

The monument was built in 1832 in memory of the third Duke of Bridgewater who once lived in Ashridge house. As you walk around its York stone base, notice how the monument is dedicated to 'the father of inland navigation' because the duke became famous for building canals during the Industrial Revolution. One of the iconic monument in this area which shows light to the history of England.

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National Trust - Ashridge Estate0.15 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

The National Trust Ashridge Estate is a huge area of woodlands and downland near Berkhamsted with many walking and cycling routes and a visitor centre with shop and cafe. There is a year-round programme of guided walks and events.

Ashridge House2.53 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Ashridge House is a spectacular, award-winning wedding venue in leafy Hertfordshire, which was the former royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to his daughter Princess Elizabeth I. It has beautiful heritage function spaces perfect for each element of your wedding meaning that your guests will be continually wowed by their spectacular surroundings. Today, Ashridge is home to Hult International Business School's Ashridge Executive Education program, as it has been since 1959. The estate is

College Lake3.61 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

College Lake is widely regarded as one of the best places in Buckinghamshire for water birds, and with many hides overlooking the lake, this is a great destination for bird watchers or for families, whatever the weather or time of year. The site has more than a thousand species of wildlife on the lake, marshland, and grassland. Rare species include Lapwings, which nest on islands in the lake, and redwing.

Ivinghoe Beacon3.83 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Ivinghoe Beacon is one end of the ancient path The Ridgeway, which stretches 85 miles from Overton Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire. It is a popular spot for walkers and sightseers. Model aircraft enthusiasts also use lift generated by the wind blowing up the hill to fly their unpowered aircraft – a technique known as slope soaring.

Tring Local Museum4.66 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Tring Local History Museum reflects all aspects of life in and around Tring from the earliest days until the recent past, and records events, objects and the people who lived there. The exhibits include everything from a full-size giant sloth skeleton to real fleas dressed in Mexican traditional clothing, so tiny they have to be viewed through a microscope.

Tring Reservoirs5.00 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

A huge water source that comprises four individual reservoirs: Startop's End, Marsworth and Tringford reservoirs are all close together and Wilstone reservoir is a short distance to the west. Originally built to serve the canal system, the reservoirs have become one of the best birdwatching spots in southern England.

Natural History Museum at Tring5.00 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

The Natural History Museum at Tring was built in 1889 to house the incredible zoological collections of Walter Rothschild. It houses one of the finest collections of stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects in the United Kingdom.

Amaravati Buddhist Monastery5.30 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Amaravati is a Theravada Buddhist monastery situated at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south-east England. It is near the Hertfordshire village of Great Gaddesden. Its chief priorities are the training and support of a resident monastic community, and the facilitation for monastic and lay people alike of the practice of the Buddha's teachings. It was located in an iconic location and is famous in this area.

Tring Park5.38 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Tring Park is a public open space in Tring, owned by Dacorum Borough Council and managed by the Woodland Trust. One of the iconic attraction to relax and The park is Grade II listed by English Heritage in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England.

Berkhamsted Castle5.50 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Berkhamsted Castle was first built as a timber motte-and-bailey castle in the late 11th century. One of the most important early Norman castles. The castle was surrounded by protective earthworks and a deer park for hunting. The castle became a new administrative center of the former Anglo-Saxon settlement of Berkhamsted.

Frithsden Vineyard5.67 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Frithsden Vineyard is a boutique English vineyard and winery set in the foothills of the Chilterns. It is situated a few miles north of Berkhamsted, near the beautiful Ashridge Estate. The vineyard runs a terrace cafe from March to mid-November, Weds-Sun 11am - 5 pm. You can also book tours and tastings and from June-August the vineyard has special evenings where you can have a short tour, tasting, and then enjoy a meal.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo5.79 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

A huge wildlife park which was located at Whipsnade, which was one of two zoos that are owned by the Zoological Society of London. It covers 600 acres. Due to its size, inside the park, visitors may walk, use the zoo's bus service, or drive their own cars between the various animal enclosures, or through an 'Asian' area where some animals are allowed to roam free around the cars.

National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral6.30 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

A beautiful natural location that was covered with trees, hedges, and shrubs planted in the form of a medieval cathedral. This incredible Tree Cathedral was created after the First World War in the spirit of "faith, hope, and reconciliation". The cathedral, which covers 26 acres, was begun in the interwar years in an effort to foster ‘Faith, hope and reconciliation’. The Tree Cathedral contains chapels meant for each of the four seasons.

Dunstable Downs7.38 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the East of England and one of the best-known viewpoints on the Chilterns ridge, which was situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. It attracts a lot of tourists and also its views are truly mesmerizing.

Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the East of England and one of the best-known viewpoints on the Chilterns ridge. The chalk grasslands of the Downs have miles of footpaths and circular walks to enjoy. Because of its elevation, Dunstable Downs hosted a station in the shutter telegraph chain which connected the Admiralty in London. It was one of the iconic locations in this area and it will be a memorable moment too.

Icknield Way Trail8.36 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

The Icknield Way Trail passes along an ancient chalk ridge but there is a variety of landscapes to view including flat fenland and rolling chalk downland, as well as picturesque villages and ancient beech woodland. It is generally said to be one of the oldest roads, the route of which can still be traced, being one of the few long-distance trackways to have existed before the Romans occupied the country.

Haddington Hill8.94 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Haddington Hill is a hill in the Chilterns, and the highest point in Buckinghamshire. On the north-eastern flank is Coombe Hill. Haddington Hill is owned by the Forestry Commission, whose Wendover Woods cover much of the hill.

Icknield Way9.01 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Icknield Way Trail is a long distance footpath in East Anglia, England. It is unique among long-distance tracks because it can claim to be "the oldest road in Britain". It runs from the end of the Ridgeway Path at Ivinghoe Beacon, near Tring, to the start of the Peddar's Way at Knettishall Heath.

Mentmore Towers9.39 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Mentmore Towers is a 19th-century English country house built between 1852 and 1854 for the Rothschild family in the village of Mentmore in Buckinghamshire. Not abandoned and still in good condition, this Grade I listed building, and its entire estate has passed through so many owners over a two-century period, that it somehow feels detached from the real world.

Wendover Woods9.62 KMs away from Bridgewater Monument

Wendover Woods is a 325-hectare open access woodland site managed by the Forestry Commission. It’s a very popular local family day out, partially because of the excellent facilities they have on-site. You can still find lots of quiet spots to yourself though if you want to, just keep off the play trail and firecrest trails as these tend to be the busiest. There are several signed walks for recreation, as well as bridleways, picnic and barbecue areas, and a children's playground.