Zoo and Wildlife Parks in Watford
Although Watford is a highly urban borough, it has a number of wildlife havens where plants and animals thrive. These include parks, woodlands, nature reserves and allotments.The most important wildlife sites in Hertfordshire have been designated County Wildlife Sites.
Discover, in a corner of Cassiobury Park, a wildlife haven close to the heart of a bustling town.The wet habitats found on the reserve were once shallow watercress beds, fed with water from the river through a series of ditches. These have developed into marshland and open pools, surrounded by wet woodland of alder and willow. This provides valuable cover and nesting sites for birds.
There are also areas of grassland where birds such as goldfinches and greenfinches feed on the seed heads of thistles and teasels. Water rail, lesser spotted woodpeckers and siskins are typical birds here.
Here at Langleybury Children’s Farm we provide a safe enjoyable and affordable way to spend a day out. During your visit to this voluntary run farm you will be able to get up close and personal to an array of animals. These include: Sheep, Goats, Pigs. Cows, Ducks, Geese, Chickens, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Owls, Aviary Birds, Ferrets, Creepy Crawlies and our Donkeys Susie and Stella with their adorable foals Star and Scout.
Enjoy 100 acres of beautiful countryside 12 miles from central London. Not-for-profit enterprises include social care, education, farm visits, family camping, outdoor celebrations and seasonal events.