Fantastic golf, rolling countryside, and even a touch of magic – Three Rivers has it all! From the world-famous Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter, to golf and the luxurious The Grove resort and spa, discover our top tips for 48 hours in this hidden gem.
WELCOME TO THREE RIVERS
The ‘Three Rivers’ district is full of innovation, creativity and community. It has much to offer with many visitor attractions, great shopping, delicious options for eating and drinking, a wide range of sport and leisure facilities and a range of unique places to stay. It has a vibrant, diverse community with beautiful countryside, excellent leisure facilities and a wealth of cultural and historic attractions to visit. This district is also home to the world-famous Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter - where visitors can relive the magic of the Harry Potter film series. Visitors can also tee up at one of Three River’s eight fantastic golf courses, including The Grove resort and spa which offers luxurious accommodation. Fantastic golf, rolling countryside, and even a touch of magic – Three Rivers has it all!
Warner Brothers Studios Tour - Leavesden
Spend a magical morning at The Making of Harry Potter, a unique attraction offering visitors the ultimate opportunity to journey behind the scenes of Harry Potter and experience the magic that has gone into creating the most successful film series of all time. Visitors are invited to step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the secrets of the Harry Potter film series. Not to be missed if you are in the area, and perfect for the entire family. Tickets must be booked in advance. (Family tickets are available, and under 4s are free). Discover the Magic…
Woodlands Café, Leavesden Country Park
Head to Woodlands Café set in the stunning Leavesden Country Park for a spot of lunch after your morning of magical discovery. Run and managed by an award-winning team, the ethos of the café really is simple: to provide great food and to care for the community and environment. Using the freshest ingredients, local and seasonal wherever possible, you can enjoy light lunches and brunches with delicious fair-trade coffees. After lunch, why not enjoy a stroll around the country park, where you can find a variety of walking and biking routes, a football pitch, wildlife areas, tennis courts, a children’s play area and an outdoor gym for adults. Café in the Country…
Head to nearby Langleybury Children's Farm for the afternoon for the family to get up close and personal to an array of farm animals. The whole family will enjoy the picnic and play areas, pond with large Coy Carp fish, bouncy castles and mini football pitch.
The farm shop on site provides a further sheltered seating area and a range of refreshments and snacks. Fresh free-range hen, duck and goose eggs are also for sale subject to availability, as well as seasonal produce home grown in the farm’s veggie patch. Family Fun on the Farm…
Prime Steak and Grill
For a delicious dinner, head to Prime Steak & Grill, situated in the pretty hamlet of Chandler’s Cross nestled between Watford & Rickmansworth. Set in wonderful gardens this is a truly unique destination for one of the best high-end steakhouses outside of London. A carefully selected cocktail and wine list are the perfect accompaniment to their award-winning steaks sourced exclusively from an award-winning local butcher, appointed by her Majesty the Queen no less. A Feast Fit for the Queen…
Chorleywood House Estate
Start the day slowly with a morning walk at Chorleywood House Estate Local Nature Reserve, a magnificent and tranquil County Wildlife Site spread over 68 hectares of formal parkland, important grassland, open meadows and woodland leading down to the banks of the River Chess. In Dell Wood there are several sculptures to discover, from owls and foxes to butterflies and bears peeping out from the trees. Delight at the flora and fauna on display in the formal garden or wander in the wildflower areas and ancient woodland. Wander the Woodland…
Café in the Park
For lunch, why not try independently-owned Café in the Park at the Rickmansworth Aquadrome? The café is open every day for brunch and lunch and serving tasty meals using ingredients from local suppliers who share their sustainable values. Seeking out local produce and suppliers favouring an ‘old-fashioned’ approach to farming and animal welfare, the result is a wide range of breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes guaranteed to tantalise those taste buds. Don’t miss their freshly baked bread and pastries, all homemade and baked on site. Fresh from the Oven…
After lunch, enjoy the setting of the beautiful Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve. Completely free of charge and incredibly picturesque, visitors can enjoy many walking routes, play areas and activities within the reserve. The children will be entertained for hours by the park ranger programme, play trails, jungle swings, tube slides and trampolines. There are also two stunning lakes, one home to bird and wildlife sanctuary and the other offering sailing courses. Life on the Lake…
After a day in the great outdoors, The Feathers Public House and Kitchen is the perfect spot for a cozy evening meal. A thriving old-world pub which prides itself on its atmosphere, fine wines and beers, dining at The Feathers is always a treat. Working with local suppliers, the dishes are fresh and seasonal, and guests can choose from a selection of delicious traditional British small plates, or a wide range of burgers and steaks from the grill. A Great British Menu…