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National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Takeley, Bishop's Stortford CM22 6NE, UK

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About National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest is a 403.2-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Essex, three miles east of Bishop's Stortford.  The Forest is an ideal place for a quiet stroll away from the main lakeside area.  Wander along the main plains or head off into the trees and explore the rides.   It is owned and managed by the National Trust. A medieval warren in the forest is a Scheduled Monument.



Attractions near National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village5.07km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village is an award winning medieval Castle and Norman Village. Within the Castle complex is the world famous House on the Hill Museum which offers the visitor an amazing array of over 70,000 toys from the 19th Century to the 1980's. Excellent exhibitions of World War 1 & 2 memorabilia including a Home Front/Blitz display, a Rock 'n' Roll exhibition, film, TV and theatre. Meet the animals that roam freely through out the 10 acre site which love to be hand fed, wander

Mountfichet Castle5.21km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Mountfitchet Castle is a National Historic Monument, protected by the Department of the Environment.  Within the Castle, complex is the world-famous House on the Hill Museum which offers the visitor an amazing array of over 70,000 toys from the 19th Century to the 1980s. Excellent exhibitions of World War 1 & 2 memorabilia including a Home Front/Blitz display, a Rock 'n' Roll exhibition, film, TV, and theatre.

The Gibberd Garden9.35km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Harlow, The Gibberd Garden is an inspirational Grade II listed garden. Designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, a leading Twentieth Century architect and Master Planner of Harlow. The garden comprises of formal lawns, streams and glades, a mature lime avenue, a wild garden with a tangle of paths, 90 artefacts and sculptures and a moated castle.

Henry Moore Foundation (Henry Moore Studios & Gardens)10.14km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens is the workplace and family home of 20th-century sculptor Henry Moore: with over 70 acres of sculpture gardens & rolling fields. It has a display of over 20 of Moore's world-famous, monumental sculptures; showcasing his work as he intended, against the landscape he shaped. The Foundation supports innovative sculpture projects through a global grants program, runs exhibitions and research worldwide, and conserves the legacy of Moore himself.

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve15.91km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve, run by ECCO, is an area of the ancient woodland home to a huge range of birds, small mammals, deer, flora, and fungi. The reserve is a Special Site for Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to its variety of flora and has received a Green Flag Award, which recognizes the best parks in the country, for the last 11 years.

Epping Ongar Railway16.85km from National Trust - Hatfield Forest

The Epping Ongar Railway is a preserved railway, which runs along the last section of the old Great Eastern Railway and London Underground Central line branch line.  Take one seat in one of the period coaches and watch the train pass through beautiful countryside from Ongar to North Weald, from here you can catch the heritage rail shuttle which takes you through Epping Forest and so more.

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