Things to do in Waltham Cross

Historic town near the M25, named after the medieval Eleanor Cross in the town centre, which is one of only three that remain from the processional journey of Queen Eleanor’s coffin in 1290.

“What is there to do in Waltham Cross?” Well, this page is all about places to go in Waltham Cross - but are we missing something? Let us know!

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  Things to do

Royal Gunpowder Mills
Popular visitor attraction looking at the history of explosives set in 175 acres of parkland.  Website 
Suggested by Shaun Willerton, Hayes
2.4 miles
3: Good
Zoo Keeper For A Day
Experience this incredible hands-on, behind-the-scenes day working as a zookeeper at Paradise Wildlife Park.
2.6 miles

Lee Valley Park Farm
Children's farm located in the stunning River Lee Country Park.  Website 
Suggested by Gareth Russell, Cheshunt
2.6 miles
3: Good
DPS Software
Technology solutions for the legal sector.  Website 
3.9 miles
3: Good
Waltham Abbey Gatehouse And Bridge
English Heritage - A fine 14th century gatehouse, bridge and other remains of the abbey refounded by Harold.
4.1 miles

Go Ape! - Trent Park
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
4.7 miles
3: Good


  Parks & Open spaces

Whitewebbs Park And Golf Course
Whitewebbs Park, containing a public golf course and areas of woodland, is made up from former parkland of Enfield Chase.  Website 
2 miles
3: Good
Lee Valley Regional Park
The park was created by a unique Act of Parliament as a “green lung” for London, Essex and Hertfordshire.  Website 
Suggested by Denny Morris, Enfield
2.1 miles
3: Good
Hilly Fields
Formerly farmland known as Park Farm, concerts and fun events are now organised around the Bandstand on a regular basis.  Website 
2.8 miles
3: Good
Durants Park
Durants Park is named after one of the eight sub-manors of the Enfield estate which date from the 11th Century.  Website 
3.2 miles
3: Good
Northaw Great Wood
This extensive nature reserve is one of Hertfordshire's largest remaining historic wood pasture commons.  Website 
3.5 miles
3: Good
Fir And Pond Woods
This is the best remaining part of the ancient Enfield Chase with diverse woodland, meadow and wetland habitats.  Website 
3.6 miles
4: Very good
Enfield Town Park
Features include a children's playground, Multi Use Games Area, tennis courts, a bowling green and an interactive water play park.  Website 
4 miles
3: Good
Jubilee Park
Jubilee Park comprises an area of about 52 acres, including the Henry Barrass Sports Ground. Children's Playground and play area.  Website 
4.6 miles
4: Very good
Balls Wood
A sizeable and varied woodland, where plantations of conifers contrast with old coppiced hornbeams.  Website 
4.6 miles
3: Good

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We hope that you’ve found plenty of fun and free things to do in Waltham Cross, if we’ve missed any of your local favourites then do let us know. We aim to be the best website to help adults, families and children find great new ideas for places to go and stuff to do in your free time. There’s hopefully something for everyone here of all ages and interests.

So if you’re looking for the best days out in your area, places to visit, things to do with the kids, free attractions, local restaurants, good hotels or even shopping centres, then check out Never Be Bored. There are so many interesting places to visit and things to see and do near Waltham Cross across the UK and Ireland. This site aims to bring them all together in one place. We’ve got the best visitor attractions including National Trust and English Heritage sites, castles, museums, parks and gardens, heritage centres, steam railways, theme parks, zoos, aquariums, beaches, national parks and wildlife reserves.

For kids and families we’ve got soft play centres, indoor and outdoor activity centres, amusement parks, swimming pools, ski slopes, water parks, children’s farms, horse riding, pottery making, ice skating, sports centres, roller skating, go karting, paintball, climbing walls, ten pin bowling and much more.

And when you’re starting to feel hungry, thirsty or tired then check out the best places to eat, drink and stay for the night. We love new suggestions to keep the site up to date and comprehensive, so feel free to send in all your local favourites.

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