Things to Do in Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire

things to do in Bricket Wood

Bricket Wood is a small Hertfordshire village home to naturists, and boasts a couple of fine pubs and restaurants. It’s also just a short drive to St Albans and Watford, making it an ideal base for exploring both cities.

Traveling to Bricket Wood by bus is easy, comfortable, and affordable. A round-trip ticket costs as little as $17 on average.

1. Five Acres Naturist Country Club

Five Acres Naturist Country Club is one of Britain’s top nudist clubs that welcomes visitors. It has 27 grass pitches with electric hook ups for caravans, campervans and motorhomes. Guests can enjoy activities and events like cooking and dance nights at the clubhouse.

The club is also famous for its ties to Wiccan forefather Gerald Gardner. In the 1940s, he bought a plot at the naturist retreat and created a coven within its grounds that would play a key role in the development of Wicca.

There are many other things to do in Bricket Wood, including visiting the town’s museums and art galleries. The village is also home to several sports clubs, including the Greenwood Park Tennis Club and St Albans City Football Club.

2. Five Acres Country Club Golf Course

Golf lovers can indulge their passion for the game at Five Acres Country Club, a premier golf course in Bricket Wood. Designed by world-renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus, the course features spectacular views of the rolling Hertfordshire countryside. The course also offers a full range of facilities and services to enhance the playing experience.

The town of Bricket Wood is a unique mix of village and urban life. Until the railway station opened in 1861, the area was sparsely inhabited. Later, aviation company Handley Page built a plant nearby and commuters started moving to the area.

Today, the town is home to several clubs and societies that cater to a wide variety of interests. These include Beaver Scouts, who meet at the scout centre on Wednesday evenings; Body Conditioning – Aerobics/Circuits on Wednesday 8pm-9pm at Mount Pleasant Lane School; and Bricket Wood and District Jewish Social Circle.

3. Five Acres Country Club Tennis Courts

Bricket Wood is an upcoming destination that is full of unique things to do. Whether you want to play some tennis, try out some naturist activities, or just spend some time with your family, Bricket Wood is the place for you!

Located close to St Albans and Watford, Bricket Wood is a great choice for families looking for an offbeat blend of village life with urban conveniences. The area has easy access to the M1 and M25, and a train station that connects it to both St Albans and Watford Junction. There are also a number of shopping, dining, and entertainment options within the town.

4. Greenwood Park Tennis Club

If you want to try something different, this is the place to go. It has many unique attractions and is a great place to spend some time.

It has five full size adult courts which are available to club members to use on a pay and play basis, and also to non-members for social sessions (Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings), and for juniors – details are available on the Greenwood Park Tennis website.

The club has 18 teams playing in various competitive leagues and welcomes new players. It also offers coaching, lessons and courses. It also has a children’s court, Kidszone, which is available for use when the adult courts are not in use. The facility has a multipurpose sports field, dog off-leash area and outdoor pool.

5. The Viceroy of India

Bricket Wood offers some great options for dining and drinking, with the village’s two pubs – The Black Boy and The Gate serving fantastic cask ale and home-cooked food. The village also boasts a surfeit of naturist resorts, including Spielplatz and Five Acres.

Take a day trip to London from Bricket Wood and discover its many attractions. Traveling from the village to the city takes around 59m on average, and tickets cost as little as $17.

Buses are energy-efficient and a much greener alternative to cars. One passenger traveling 100 kms by bus uses 0.6-0.9 liters of gas on average. Tune into your favorite music playlist and enjoy miles of stunning scenic views on the road. The perfect way to start and end your journey!

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