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Summer Holidays in Hertfordshire

If you’re looking for the perfect location for a summer holiday near London, look no further than Hertfordshire! Full of rich history, beautiful countryside and plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained - Hertfordshire has it all! Our quirky glamping accommodation at North Hill Farm are perfectly situated for families wishing to make this most of the summer holidays in Hertfordshire.

Family-Friendly Attractions near North Hill Farm

North Hill Farm is ideally placed in the countryside for family holidays near London! With such attractions as Legoland, Harry Potter Studios the Roald Dahl Museum and story centre – you’ll never be short on ideas for fun days out in Hertfordshire!


Harry Potter Studios

Many guests stay in our quirky glamping units, especially The Hut, to visit the world-famous Harry Potter Studios! The Harry Potter Studios, otherwise known as the Warner Bros. Studios’ Harry Potter Tour, allows fans with the chance to explore the behind-the-scenes and all the alchemy that went into making these fantastical films.


As the Harry Potter Studios is an incredibly popular attraction in Hertfordshire, we’d highly recommend that you book your tickets in advance as to avoid disappointment.









Legoland Windsor is often regarded as being one of the UK’s favourite family-friendly themed parks! With over fifty-five fantastic rides, interactive acitivities – and of course, enough Lego to sink a battleship! Legoland Windsor provides a great day out for those visiting North Hill Farm with children aged 3-13.


Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre allows families to enter the mind of the ever-inventive Roald Dahl! The museum explains the inspiration behind Dahl’s works, whilst providing plenty of exciting and interactivities along the way too!


What’s more, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre hold plenty of workshops and storytelling activities across the year too! Such activities range from; crafting clay pots inspired by stories like 'Danny The Champion of the World’ and ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’, and nature walks led by one of the Dahl-experts that work at the Museum.


Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

As the world’s oldest original model village, The Bekonscot Model Village in Buckinghamshire provides a fantastic opportunity for families to experience a relaxing day out whilst enjoying the eccentricities of the attraction. Bekonscot is made up of several separate model villages, all of which are based on 1930s England!




Animal Experiences in Hertfordshire

If you’re little ones love animals, then you’re in luck! Hertfordshire is home to many wildlife parks, zoos and colleges, which host a wide variety of family-friendly activities throughout the summer holidays.


Odds Farm Park

Odds Farm Park allows families with young children to get up close with the wide range of farm animals! Regardless of the weather (we all know how temperamental British weather can be), there’s plenty to keep the little ones occupied – from feeding the animals, exploring the outdoor adventure fort, playing in the indoor soft play area, or even enjoying a round of mini golf!


Hertfordshire Zoo

The Hertfordshire Zoo shall be holding multiple themed weekends throughout the summer holidays. These weekends include Sun Bear, Binturong and Otter weekend on the 26th May, tiger weekend 27th July and bird weekend 3rd August. These weekends will allow children to learn more about the animals that call Paradise Wildlife Park their home, all whilst enjoying plenty of fun activities along the way! What’s more, if you happen to be ‘Blue Peter’ badge holder, you can gain FREE entry into this fantastic zoo in Hertfordshire.

College Lake Nature Reserve

The College Lake Nature Reserve is a fantastic nature reserve, which is home to a wide variety of wetland birds and unmissable agricultural exhibits! Throughout the summer, the College Lake Nature Reserve has a lovely selection of activities to help encourage your little one’s interested in nature!


This nature reserve has a variety of paths, including child-friendly walks – allowing your kids to happily enjoy a walk, all whilst checking off each bird that they spot along the way. What’s more, the College Lake Nature Reserve has a few eco-friendly play areas, which is the perfect spot to enjoy a picnic, or let your little ones run around in a safe zone designed for families.




Nature Walks in The Chess Valley

Whilst staying at North Hill Farm over the summer holidays, we highly recommend that you advantage of the warmer season by exploring Hertfordshire's stunning natural beauty! From the scenic Chorleywood Common to the breathtaking Stocker’s Lake Nature Reserve, there are plenty of walking trails suitable for families in the local area.


Whilst enjoying a walk, be sure keep an eye out for the vibrant flora and wildlife, such as deer and birds, as they too enjoy the longer days! If you take any good snaps whilst out and about enjoying your summer holidays, we’d love to see! Tag us on either Facebook or Instagram @northhillfarm.



Disc Golf Near London

Now the nights are getting a bit shorter and the days are only getting warmer - there’s no better time than now to play a few rounds of Disc Golf! Our on-site 13-hole Disc Golf course provides guests with exceptional views over the Chess Valley – but try not to be distracted by the beautiful scenery, go on and beat your family at a game of Disc Golf too!


Whether you’re an avid Disc Golfer, or you’re just looking to have some fun with your family over the summer holidays - our Disc Golf course in Hertfordshire provides the perfect opportunity for hours of laughter!


Summer Holidays at North Hill Farm


Book a stay at North Hill Farm for a truly unique summer holiday. Located in the picturesque setting of the Hertfordshire countryside, our family-run glamping site offers a range of quirky themed glamping units - including beautiful treehouse glamping units, wizard huts, bee hives, shepherd’s huts and so much more! To secure your glamping holiday at North Hill Farm, you can book online or give our friendly reception team a call at 01923 287040. We look forward to seeing you soon!



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