Attractions to explore nearby Milton's Cottage
Milton's Cottage is the only surviving home of the visionary poet and parliamentarian, John Milton and the place where he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost. Today it is open to the public as a museum. It retains the charm of the 17th century home that Milton would have known whilst housing one of the world’s most important collections relating to the writer on open display.
Chiltern Open Air Museum has an eclectic collection of over 30 rescued and reconstructed historic buildings that were the workplaces or homes of ordinary people. Within the Museum’s collection are WW1 and WW2 Nissen huts, 1940s post-war prefab with a Dig for Victory allotment, Victorian toll house, replica Iron Age roundhouse, tin chapel, blacksmith’s forge, vicarage, earth cottage, medieval barn, and lots more.
Amersham Museum is an award-winning museum located in a 15th-century building in the heart of old Amersham. The new museum displays explore life in the town in 1580, 1775, 1892, 1939, and 1964. Complete your visit with a wander through our wonderful herb garden, which is packed with plants used for medicinal purposes. It has collections of fossils and archaeological finds, including objects from Roman and medieval times, and displays on local crafts including chairmaking, lace making, and straw
Chenies Manor House is one of the UK’s finest Tudor Mansion Houses. Steeped in history, the Grade I Listed building is set in Buckinghamshire’s charming estate village of Chenies and overlooks the Chess Valley. It is open to visitors and used as Buckinghamshire’s choice venue for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, events, filming, and guided tours.
The Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve forms the northern gateway to the Colne Valley Regional Park. The 41ha site we see today is the result of gravel extraction that left behind large holes in the valley floor that now form Batchworth and Bury Lakes. The site has a diverse range of wildlife habitats. It has small copper and gatekeeper butterflies and so more.
Burnham Beeches and Stoke Common are located in Buckinghamshire to the West of London and are registered charities. It is characterised by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.
3.5 mile traffic-free route through lakes and fields, linking Rickmansworth and Watford; follows the route of an old railway line. Path shared with walkers and cyclists. Ideal for family cycling. Cycling is permitted along the whole length but horse-riders are restricted to the eastern section between Moor Lane Crossing and Rickmansworth.
A scenic and relaxing location on the banks of the River Colne, Misbourne, and Frays, the park is home to a mix of wildlife. Visitors may catch a glimpse of herons and kingfishers while in summer damselflies and dragonflies dart over the wet meadows. The park is surrounded by the Grand Union Canal and the rivers Colne and Misbourne. One of the iconic location which was famous among tourists.
A beautiful 27,500 acres of parks, green spaces, and reservoirs alongside the often multi-channel River Colne. |This park aims to highlight this fantastic and varied area, its history, rich landscape, and biodiversity. Many people live, work and visit the Colne Valley, but too few realize it forms part of a vibrant regional park. One of the iconic location where you can spend some free time in the middle of nature.
Burnham Beeches is a 374.6-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest situated west of Farnham Common in the village of Burnham, Buckinghamshire. It is characterized by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.
Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in the village of Iver Heath in Buckinghamshire. It was home to the legendary 007 Stage, a further 23 stages, 3 TV studios, the unique permanently-filled Underwater Stage, one of Europe’s largest exterior tank, acres of backlot and thousands of square feet of production office and workshop space, Pinewood has everything you need all in one place.
Moor Park is a Palladian mansion set within several hundred acres of parkland to the southeast of Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire, England. It is called Moor Park Mansion because it is in the old park of the Manor of More. It now serves as the clubhouse of Moor Park Golf Club. The house is listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England, and the landscaped park is listed Grade II* on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens
Whippendell Wood comprises of 165 acres of ancient woodland located close to Cassiobury Park. Since 1954 Whippendell Wood has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the woodland habitats present and its location in a predominantly urban and agricultural setting. The wood is open to the public, and there are several footpaths and orienteering routes through the wood. The wood is popular with dog walkers, and is also used as a shortcut to Cassiobury Park.