The Tyttenhanger area is one of the best places in Hertfordshire to see a wide variety of bird species, including wetland specialists. The site comprioses an area of active and restored gravel pits and woodland between London Colney and Colney Heath. There is plenty of other wildlife around too.
Verulamium Park is a large park situated on the south west side of the city of St Albans. The park and the lake were created in the 1930s from what was at the time agricultural land. Most of the park lies within the walls of the Roman town of Verulamium and some of the walls can still be seen within the park. The Verulamium museum devoted to everyday life in Roman Britain is found at the North West end of the park at TL137073.