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in the county of Hertfordshire

About Broxbourne

This is an attractive place lying close to the eastern border of the county between the River Lee and the Lee Navigation system, with Hoddesdon being the closest town.

The area is a popular destination for visitors who flock to the Lee Valley Boat Centre where narrow boats can be hired for cruising along the Lee Navigation. The canal towpaths offer interesting walks where you can enjoy watching gaily painted boats pick their way amongst graceful swans and busy little ducks.

Buildings, include the handsome red-brick Monson Almshouses of 1728, these are located in the High Street, close to what is probably Broxbourne's finest feature, the 17th century two storey Priest's House located closeby.

In Broxbourne Wood to the west of the town is Paradise Wildlife Park, a popular family attraction offering a great day out.

The town is central for Hertford, which has a museum, and Harlow. There is a nearby RSPB reserve and opportunities for golf.

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Dobbs Weir, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Hoddesdon (3 Pictures)

in the county of Hertfordshire

(1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction N of Broxbourne)

Hoddesdon is an ancient market town located in a spacious area of Hertfordshire close to its boundary with Essex...

Epping, Essex

Epping (7 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction SE of Broxbourne)

Queen Elizabeth 1st was a frequent visitor to Epping. It was in 1575 on a visit to Thomas Heneage at Copped Hall that the Queen costituted him Clerk of the Market with his heirs forever, she also granted further market rights...

St Etheldreda's Church, Hatfield

Hatfield (21 Pictures)

in the county of Hertfordshire

(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction W of Broxbourne)

Hatfield is a town with two histories. There is the history of the ancient market town whose roots are firmly embedded in Saxon times, and the modern-day history of a town that grew to meet the demands of the housing population...

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Welwyn Garden City (16 Pictures)

in the county of Hertfordshire

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction NW of Broxbourne)

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The Park at Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Bishop's Stortford (5 Pictures)

in the county of Hertfordshire

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction NE of Broxbourne)

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Lee Valley Park (4 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction S)

A 26 mile long stretch following the river Lee, the Lee Valley Park is made up of country parks, heritage sites, lake and.....

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Waltham Abbey Church (10 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction S)

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Hatfield House

Hatfield House (53 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction W)

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Benington Lordship (6 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction NW)

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Knebworth House (6 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

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Fairlands Valley Park (9 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction NW)

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Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery (38 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction SW)

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