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Rothamsted Park

33 High St, Harpenden AL5 2DG, UK

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About Rothamsted Park

Rothamsted Park is a huge 56-acre public park adjacent to the world-famous Rothamsted Experimental Research Centre, which includes a sports centre, a paddling pool and an indoor swimming pool, the park is much loved for its wide-open spaces which provide opportunities for walking and relaxation.  There is also a popular children’s play area and the District’s only purpose-built skateboard Park.



Attractions near Rothamsted Park

Redbournbury Mill3.27km from Rothamsted Park

Redbournbury Mill is a fully restored 18th century working watermill on the River Ver just north of St Albans. The mill produces and sells stoneground organic flour, with the adjacent bakery producing a variety of bread from the mill’s organic flours.

Luton Hoo Estate4.46km from Rothamsted Park

Luton Hoo Estate is a traditional privately owned Country Estate that continues to trust in its history and values.  A traditional Estate that once included one of England's finest stately homes. Today, the Estate boasts an arable farm (with environmentally-friendly systems incorporated within its techniques), parkland, residential properties, commercial units, a historic model farm and a local food hub.

Heartwood Forest5.1km from Rothamsted Park

Heartwood Forest is an extraordinary and special place that has transformed a vast area of former farmland in London’s greenbelt.  It is home to over half a million new saplings, stunning ancient woodland, a native arboretum and a community orchard. Incredibly, it takes just 12 years to turn bare land into flourishing native woodland, complete with a diverse range of wildlife and towering trees.

The Nickey Line5.96km from Rothamsted Park

Approximately 7 miles long, the Nickey Line footpath and cycleway in Hertfordshire is a former railway line.  The Nickey Line now forms a pleasant green corridor, a footpath and a cycleway, forming part of the National Cycle Network, providing attractive countryside and woodland walks, as well as a traffic-free route to school or work. The route is approximately seven miles long.

Someries Castle6.41km from Rothamsted Park

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.

Roman Theatre of Verulamium6.48km from Rothamsted Park

The Roman Theatre of Verulamium was built in about 140AD it is the only example of its kind in Britain, being a theatre with a stage rather than an Amphitheatre. Initially, the arena would have been used for anything from religious processions and dancing, to wrestling, armed combat and wild beast shows. The theatre differs from the typical Roman theatre in being built on a site that is only slightly sloping, and in its plan.

Where is Rothamsted Park

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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.