St Paul's Walden Bury - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Outdoors - Other

Iconic Buildings

About St Paul's Walden Bury

St Paul's Walden Bury is a notable landscape garden, laid out in the early 18th-century, covering about 50 acres. It is the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. The surrounding estate, with its arable and livestock farm and its ancient woodland, is a traditional country estate set in the heart of the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

Hotels near St Paul's Walden Bury

Hotels to stay near St Paul's Walden Bury

Stars:

Guest rating:

Excellent

Stars:

Guest rating:

Excellent

Stars:

Guest rating:

Very Good

Stars:

Guest rating:

Exceptional

Activities Around

Attractions Near St Paul's Walden Bury

Knebworth House

Knebworth House

4.31km from St Paul's Walden Bury

Knebworth House was the former Home of the Lytton family for over 500 years, Knebworth was transformed in 1843 from a red brick Tudor house into a veritable feast of Victorian Gothic turrets, gargoyles and gryphons, by writer-statesman Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Other notable family members include Lady Constance Lytton, Hertfordshire’s own Suffragette and the Edwardian architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, who married into the Lytton family.

National Trust - Shaw's Corner

National Trust - Shaw's Corner

5.19km from St Paul's Walden Bury

Shaw's Corner was the primary residence of the renowned Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw; The house was designed very much in the Arts and Crafts style with stained glass windows and hearts cut into the banisters. It tells the story of his life and gives a great description of much of his life. The Arts and Crafts interiors are small yet beautiful. The garden contains a revolving summerhouse where Shaw used to work.

Fairlands Valley Park

Fairlands Valley Park

7km from St Paul's Walden Bury

Fairlands Valley Park is renowned for its wide range of water sports facilities, with sailing, windsurfing, angling, kayaking and dragon boating taking place on the 11 acre Main Lake. It was situated within the heart of Stevenage and covering 120 acres of beautiful parkland, Fairlands Valley Park provides extensive leisure facilities for all.

Someries Castle

Someries Castle

7.03km from St Paul's Walden Bury

Someries Castle is one of the biggest and earliest surviving brick buildings of this type in England and is therefore of great significance. The house is unique in that it is regarded as one of the first brick buildings in England. Demolished in the 1700s, the fine brickwork can still be seen in the remains of the gatehouse. A unique place to visit and you can spend some good time in the history of England.

British Schools Museum

British Schools Museum

7.06km from St Paul's Walden Bury

The British Schools Museum in Hitchin bills itself as the 'Home of the Education Revolution', a bold claim but one that has a great deal of truth about it. The museum is built around an authentic early Victorian school established in the 1830s and is remarkably unaltered since it was opened. It includes a monitorial schoolroom based on the educational theories of Joseph Lancaster for 300 boys, which opened in 1837, and a rare galleried classroom, dating from 1853.

Welwyn Roman Baths

Welwyn Roman Baths

7.51km from St Paul's Walden Bury

Welwyn Roman Baths is a 3rd-century bath complex that formed part of the Dicket Mead Roman villa. The baths lie directly underneath the A1(M) motorway, protected by a steel vault. The baths were a small part of the Dicket Mead villa, which was originally built in the 3rd century AD.

Discover More Attractions in Bedfordshire, Home of St Paul's Walden Bury

Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire

82 attractions

Bedfordshire is not only a wonderful county to live in, but also to visit and enjoy with all the family. Bedfordshire is the ideal location for a day trip, especially from the neighbouring areas of London, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. There is so much to do, you’ll wish you were staying longer, so be sure to make a list of all the places.

Location of St Paul's Walden Bury

Comments

For more information about St Paul's Walden Bury, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Paul%27s_Walden_Bury

To view all hotels near St Paul's Walden Bury, visit: Hotels near St Paul's Walden Bury