Cassiobury Farm Open Day (04/09/17)

Tucked away between the canal and the park, is Cassiobury Farm and we managed to make it to its last open day of 2017. Mr New To Watford had taken our son twice before and had come back raving about it so I was excited to check it out. The farm is built around a…

Cassiobury Park paddling pools (29/07/17)

Down at the Gade Avenue car park end of Cassiobury Park, you’ll find the new paddling pools. Opened in July, they sit just above the large playground and below Daisy’s in the Park cafe. Not knowing what the old ones were like, as we moved to Watford after they’d closed for refurbishment, we can safely say…

Watford and Croxley Green canal walk (10/04/16)

One sunny morning in April, we decided to take a walk that combined catching the tube from Watford to Croxley Green, having elevenses at CoCo Deli and then walking home via the canal and the Cassiobury park playground. Our son loves trains so getting the tube was a real treat for him. Not so for…