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National Rail | station code WAR

Hertfordshire Offers & Links

Ware is an attractive market town on the River Lea with many historic buildings.

TI Ware Museum. Tel. 01920 487848.

Ware Museum ½ mile

Ware Museum covers the history of the town including its geology, transport and industries. Display of 'Hitch bricks', a patent building system examples of which can be seen in the town. Second World War Command Bunker. Garden.
Open TWSSu 1400-1600.

Scott's Grotto ¼ mile

Tucked away in a street of modern houses, Scott's Grotto consists of rooms and tunnels lined with shells, fossils and other materials. It was built in 1760 by local poet John Scott and restored in 1990. Visitors are advised to wear flat shoes and bring a torch.
Open Apr-Sep, Sat & BH 1400-1630.

King's Meads Nature Reserve ½ mile

King's Meads Nature Reserve is a large area of watermeadows beside the River Lea between Ware and Hertford. It supports a variety of wildlife, particularly dragonflies and damselflies. In summer there are many wildflowers beside the trails and warblers can be heard. Admission free.
Open at all times.

Ware map
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