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Ruislip Lido Railway
0.51km from Ruislip Woods
The Ruislip Lido Railway is a 12-inch narrow gauge railway operated entirely by volunteers. Running from Woody Bay station on a 1.02-mile track around the reservoir, the railway passes through to Willow Lawn station. Originally built by the Grand Union Canal Company over a much shorter route, the line has been extended in recent years and now covers over two-thirds of the perimeter of the reservoir. It is has been operating since 1979 by the Ruislip Lido Railway Society.
3.59km from Ruislip Woods
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
Denham Country Park
4.25km from Ruislip Woods
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.
4.59km from Ruislip Woods
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.
4.78km from Ruislip Woods
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.
Colne Valley Regional Park
4.99km from Ruislip Woods
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.
5.18km from Ruislip Woods
Once a royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to his daughter Princess Elizabeth I situated in the heart of the rolling Chiltern Hills, only 30 miles north of London. Today, Ashridge is home to Hult International Business School's Ashridge Executive Education program, as it has been since 1959. The estate is currently owned by the National Trust.
6.25km from Ruislip Woods
Oxhey Park is one of Watford's most iconic parks with the picturesque River Colne flowing through it. With a footbridge, play area, outdoor gym, entrances, new railings and hard landscaping including public art and the central stairway, this is now once again a very well used park in Watford but which recognises its historic connections to the former Wiggenhall Estate.
6.84km from Ruislip Woods
A beautiful and majestic museum, housed in the former offices of Benskins Brewery. The museum has displays of local history, industry and archaeology. These include Watford at War, Print and Brewing and a display on Watford Football Club – which includes some fabulous Elton John memorabilia.
7.06km from Ruislip Woods
Cassiobury Park is the largest public open space in Watford comprising of over 190 acres of green space stretching from Watford town centre to woodland and countryside to the west of the town. The park is a tranquil and relaxing place, and also a great location to walk, run, fish, or, down by the canal, simply watch the boats glide past on the Grand Union Canal.
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
7.26km from Ruislip Woods
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery's art collection is the largest in Hertfordshire and is mainly from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with special interest in the Monro Circle of artists, Sir Hubert von Herkomer, Lucy Kemp-Welch and the pupils of their Art Schools and other Bushey art schools. Archives relating to the collection are held in the Local Studies Centre.
7.67km from Ruislip Woods
Northala Fields is a country park beside the A40 with four circular artificial hills. It was opened in 2008 and consists of four artificial hills standing next to the A40 Western Avenue, as well as several fishing lakes, a large field area a children's play area, and an adjacent café.
7.99km from Ruislip Woods
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.
Chiltern Open Air Museum
8.54km from Ruislip Woods
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.
8.56km from Ruislip Woods
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.
Cheslyn House & Gardens
8.86km from Ruislip Woods
Cheslyn House and Gardens, where you can explore a semi-natural woodland area. Its 3.5 acres of space is imaginatively laid out to provide areas of interest including a pond, fernery, large herbaceous borders and an aviary. The house and gardens were originally owned by Henry and Daisy Colbeck, who created the gardens with a collection of unusual and exotic plants which they collected whilst travelling the world.
Hare Krishna Temple Watford - ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Manor
9.41km from Ruislip Woods
Bhaktivedanta Manor is the largest UK centre of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It is is a Gaudiya Vaishnava temple set in the Hertfordshire countryside of England, in the village of Aldenham near Watford. Previously known as Piggott's Manor, the property was donated to the Hare Krishna movement in February 1973 by former Beatle George Harrison, after the Radha Krishna Temple in central London had become inadequate to house the growing number of devotees.
9.53km from Ruislip Woods
Stockley Park is a unique place, where you’ll find a unique opportunity for your business. With excellent transport links, award-winning accommodation, and a host of amenities to help you create and enjoy the best environment for your business. The 350-acre site was transformed in the late 1980s into a commercial science park, now regarded as the foremost development on the ‘West London Corridor’.
Aldenham Country Park
10.01km from Ruislip Woods
Aldenham Country Park is a 175-acre farm, parkland and woodland, adjacent to a 65-acre reservoir. Visit 100 acres of beautiful countryside, only 12 miles from central London. Enjoy the scenery, walks, explore the farm and 100 Aker Wood, home of Pooh Bear and friends. The park supports walking, fishing and sailing activities, has playgrounds, Special Needs Centre and a Disney-backed Winnie-the-Pooh theme area.
Go Ape Black Park (Treetop Adventure, Nets, Segways, Zip Lines, High Ropes)
10.12km from Ruislip Woods
Black Park is a country park in Wexham, Buckinghamshire, England, with an area of 250 hectares. It has a mixed and coniferous woodland and some areas of acid grassland. It has a varied fauna, and insects include the nationally rare Roesel's bush cricket. It is popular with walkers and dog owners due to the wide open spaces and well-maintained routes.
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Ruislip Woods Trust was established in 1997 as a charity. Its aims are to protect the ecological environment of Ruislip Woods and to encourage greater access by the public through education, monitoring and surveying. It is the largest block of ancient, semi-natural woodland in Greater London and include one of the most extensive oak/hornbeam coppice woods in southeast England. The site also includes acid and neutral grassland, ponds, streams and marshland.