There are many varied leisure and attractions in Hertfordshire for everyone of all ages. Every town in Hertfordshire has unique attractions offering top class facilities. Here are some of very best options available.
Hertfordshire has a vast selection of cinemas ranging from multinational group cinemas to bespoke individual cinemas showing classic films throughout the week.
For the budding racing drivers there are go karting tracks and driving tracks around the county, including the very karting track the current world champion started at. They are great fun and great value for money.
Golf ranges are a family favourite are the top-quality golf driving ranges and crazy golf courses all over the county. Great for the kids and an enjoyable day out. Often a favourite for Christmas parties and birthday parties. Always open 7 days a week with free parking.
Adventure parks, playgrounds, parks and activity centres for children are scattered across the county. Some include climbing activities that are perfect for the kids to get out and have an adventure. High rope courses are also available for the very bravest of youngsters.
Animal attractions are in Hertfordshire, include zoos and wildlife parks, safari parks, aquariums, children’s farms and petting zoos. There are also countless horse riding and stables where you can learn to ride or hire ponies and horses.
For the water lovers we have many swimming pools and leisure centres across Hertfordshire.
As well as this, there are water parks, lakes, sailing and kayaking facilities.
Ice skating and skating is available, numerous 10 pin bowling alleys are great fun or if you prefer something a little more daring then there are numerous paintballing centres. Or why not try a Laser fun day out for all the family.
If you love cycling there are many cycle paths and routes throughout the towns, villages, parks and along rivers and canals. There are some beautiful bicycle trips through woodland and forestry.
Theatres and Arenas host shows, events and performances for all tastes and all ages. Especially at Christmas with popular seasonal pantomimes.
How about bouncing with the kids at a trampoline park. Lots of fun for children and for some adults too.
Sports centres and gyms offer swimming, squash courts, tennis courts, badminton, aerobics, yoga, self-defence classes, athletics clubs and a whole lot more.
You can watch professional sports, including a premiere league team in Watford or watch professional cricket played in Radlett. You can also take part yourself in a multitude of sports in Hertfordshire with clubs including football, rugby, cricket, tennis, squash, hockey, bowls, golf, netball, athletics and many more.
There are Theme Parks and fun fairs within Hertfordshire, fun for all the family.
Or if you are looking for some culture, Hertfordshire has some superb Museums and Art Galleries, varying in a vast array of interests. Hertfordshire has world class theatres and hosts numerous different types of festivals throughout the year exploring culture, music, food and art all unique and all alive with artistic spirit.
Sightseeing days out can include a trip to one of the castles or palaces. Or how about one of the many tours or river cruises.
The National Trust hosts many attractions in the county from Estates to Parks. There are Stately Homes and their gardens waiting to be visited and explored.
Hertfordshire also boasts home to one of the most fantastic cathedrals in England. Set in superb grounds and a truly wonderful sightseeing experience.
Railway and aircraft museums remind us of the beauty of days gone by and show us many nostalgic modes of transport from a bygone period.
How about trying your hand at a Breakout or an Escape room? Or perhaps try your hand at an individual or team Virtual Reality game.
Comedy clubs are a firm favourite. Come and see the stars of the future as they play one of the many venues on the circuit. Then when these stars are famous, come and see some of them as they play some of the lovely theatre venues Hertfordshire has to offer.
How about trying to learn a new craft or hobby such as pottery, woodwork, needlecraft or jewellery making or maybe even wine tasting, Hertfordshire is host to all these.
What about a tour to one of the world-famous film studios? It is no secret that Harry Potter was made in Hertfordshire. As well as this, many television programmes are recorded in studios where you can be part of the audience. Highly recommended if you want to see how a television programme is made and join in the banter with your favourite television personalities.
There are numerous markets to explore in every town in Hertfordshire. General markets are often held weekly, specialist markets, including antiques markets, farmers markets, French markets and many more are also held regularly
There is so much choice with leisure and attractions in Hertfordshire.
Happy exploring from the Hertfordshire Online. team