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The Playhouse was used as a Nursery school in the late 1960s. Both my brothers went to play school... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Wendover, United Kingdom
An oasis of calm and peace in close proximity to the M25 and the business of life....

Chorleywood House Estate is a 170 acre Local Nature Reserve in Chorleywood in Hertfordshire. It is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Watford, United Kingdom
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Rickmansworth Road | Off the A404, Chorleywood WD3 5SL, England
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

The Playhouse was used as a Nursery school in the late 1960s. Both my brothers went to play school there. My Father is buried in the Cemetry. It is a lovely place to visit and to enjoy the green spaces. However, if the wind is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank longlady240
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Chorleywood House Estate is a 170 acre Local Nature Reserve in Chorleywood in Hertfordshire. It is owned and managed by Three Rivers District Council. It was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 2007. In 2009 the Chorleywood House Estate was granted the prestigious Green Flag...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DdraigGoch1948
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Set in a stunning location with lots of beautiful walks. It's a favourite of dog walkers but it's also great if you just want some fresh air and beautiful surroundings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank roryt759
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The grounds are beautiful and even on a wet rainy day, the walk to river Chess was stunning. Well maintained and free parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Reviewsofdistinction
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Huge grounds surrounding Chorleywood House, offering tennis courts, a lovely memorial garden, signposted walks down to the River Chess and even a children's woodland grotto with amazing wood carvings of animals. The house itself is not accessible but by arrangement it is possible to see...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Chorleywood House Estate is beautifully surrounded by gorgeous trees, flora and fauna. Very peaceful and scenic. Ideal for walking with families, friends, couples etc and I personally find it very therapeutic.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Veena R
Reviewed May 11, 2017

This is a lovely estate which is owned and operated by the local authority. Car parking is free and there are lovely sign posted walks through the countryside which take you down through wooded areas to the River Chess. The walks do contain some uphill...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DavidL408
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Extensive area with tennis courts, formal gardens, wild flowers, woods, the river Chess, etc. The wood carvings around the pond must not be missed. A haven next to the M25!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Lanchester71
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Wheelchair friendly, child and dog friendly. Lovely open grassed areas, woodland, even a chalk stream (although this is rather difficult for small children and impossible for prams or wheelchairs, as it is a steep drop down woodland paths, and equally steep trying to get back...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank loveslabourslost2016
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Great location for all sorts of recreational activities from walking the dag playing football or tennis to bike riding in a very safe environment

Date of experience: October 2016
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June 11, 2017|
Response from Lanchester71 | Reviewed this property |
Dog mess is an issue but we have bags available which are well used. Dogs don't have to be on a lead but there is a limit on the number of dogs that can be walked by one person.