River Lee Country Park

River Lee Country Park is a 1,000 acre park with a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy, great for families with young children to couples, walkers, cyclists and wildlife watchers.

River Lee Country Park stretches between Broxbourne and Waltham Abbey on the Essex boarder, and offers many different walking and is the perfect place to get close to nature and discover a wide variety of amazing wildlife, of which this park is thriving.

Hire a bike, relax on the River Lea or let the kids loose to climb and explore the natural pieces where they can play in a safe environment. Bring the whole family along and have some fun with your four legged friend on our 500m dog agility course, or take on a round of disc golf, a family fun version of golf without the clubs! For those that want to get their adrenalin pumping you can enjoy a leisurely kayak on the lake or alternatively hire a canoe at Broxbourne Old Mill and Meadows.

River Lee Country Park is full of historic sites and heritage. History lovers can discover Waltham Abbey Gardens and Broxbourne Old Mill and Meadows and feel the history come to life. Then relax, unwind and settle down for lunch with a picnic amongst peaceful and picturesque surroundings.

Things to do

Hertfordshire is brimming with fantastic things to see and do, so you are sure to discover something wonderful on your visit whatever your age or interests. Escape the rat race and immerse yourself in stunning countryside and incredible historic sites. Pack your bags for a weekend getaway in a picturesque market town, the city of St Albans or at a luxurious golf resort. Or bring the kids and seek out exotic beasts, farmyard favourites and magical movie stars. The choice is endless - start planning your perfect itinerary right here...