Natural History Museum at Tring
The Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman St, Tring HP23 6AP, UK
About Natural History Museum at Tring
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.
Attractions near Natural History Museum at Tring
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.