Rickmansworth is southwest of Hertfordshire, it’s a small town and around 17 miles northwest of Central London. Conveniently Rickmansworth is inside the perimeter of the M25 and junctions 17 and 18 are within the boundaries of Rickmansworth giving easy access to Heathrow Airport and the national motorway network.
Rickmansworth is surrounded by the rolling countryside and woodland and has three rivers intersecting the town making it a haven for those that are looking for rustic tranquillity but also with the convenience of the city close by.
Rickmansworth maybe a rustic town but also has tourists’ eyes on it…
Rickmansworth Aquadrome not only attracts water sports enthusiasts, it’s a popular destination for fishing, walking and enjoying the 41 hectares of public park and nature reserve. Other defining attractions are the Chiltern Open Air Museum and the Three Rivers Museum.
Rickmansworth high street is plentiful, it houses many well-known chain stores as well as independent ones too, you will find Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Waitrose for grocery shopping, a beauty salon, clothing and shoe stores too.
If your looking for food and drink in Rickmansworth there is plenty of choice, if you enjoy Italian food then Maurizios is the ideal place for you, something a little more traditional The Coach & Horses is a traditional 16th century pub serving British food with real ales, continental lagers and wines.
A close by attraction to Rickmansworth is the Warner Bros Studios, it’s based in Leavesden and only a 15-minute drive away so any Harry Potter fans living or visiting the town will be thrilled no doubt!
St Marys church has stood in Rickmansworth since the early parts of the 13th century and is shared by the Church of England and Methodist Church, worship is open to all Christians and anyone who would like to be.
More information about Rickmansworth is readily available on the internet along with close by attractions and how to get there, if your wanting to be close to London but without the city pressures then Rickmansworth is an ideal location for stopping over.