Cassiobury Park

What's on

We've always got lots of events and activities happening in Cassiobury Park. Please see below for a full list of what's coming up. If you'd like any more information about any of our events and activities, please email our Cassiobury Park team or phone them on 01923 727072.

For every event at the Cassiobury Park Hub, its full address of the Cassiobury Park Hub is: Cassiobury Park Hub, Cassiobury Park, Watford, WD17 3AR

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What's on listing

Cassiobury Stay and Play

  • 6th & 20th March and 3rd April (meet at Cassiobury Park Hub)
  • Times: 10am - 11:30am
  • Description: This group, run by our lovely volunteers, takes place in the education room at the Cassiobury Hub. Free play time activities for babies and toddlers.
  • Booking: No booking required, just turn up! Free, but there is a suggested donation of  £1 to help pay for resources.

Cassiobury Explorers - preschool group

  •  Thursday's during term time. Not running on 21st Feb or during Easter Holidays.
  • Times: 1pm-2:30pm
  • Description: Outdoor fun and exploration. For ages two to five but younger siblings welcome. Meet outside the Hub at 12:50am and follow staff to event site.
  • Booking: No booking required, just turn up! 

Home school - Forest School

  • 14th & 28th March
  • Times: 10am-12noon.
  • Description: Outdoor fun and exploration. For over 5 years but younger siblings welcome. Meet outside the Hub at 9:55am and follow staff to event site. Cost £2 per child
  • Booking: Email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk to book your place.

Half term: Crafty History - Horse & Carriage

  • Tuesday 19th February
  • Times: 10:30am -11:30 am
  • Description: Crafty activity to create a horse and carriage like the ones that travelled on the grounds of Cassiobury House. All children must be accompanied by an adult and activity suitable for ages 5-12 years. Cost £2 per child. Meet inside Hub's education space.
  • Booking:  No booking required, just turn up.

Half term: Wild Walk - Bird watching for famillies

  • Wednesday 20th February
  • Times: 10:30am -11:30 am
  • Description: Join our walk to spot and learn more about birds of Cassiobury Park. Bring binoculars if you have any. Wearing shoes suitabke for muddy conditions and warm clothing. All children must be accompanied by an adult and activity suitable for ages 5-12 years. Cost £2 per child. Meet ouside the Hub on the patio at 10:30am.
  • Booking: No booking required. First come First served basis.

Half term: Storytime Adventure

  • Thursday 21st February
  • Times: 10:30am -11:30 am
  • Description: Come and listen to a story of JIMMY: The Squirrel with a Nut Allergy and then take part in fun activities in the park. Children must be accompanied by an adult,  suitable for 2-5 years. Meet at the Hub's education space at 10:30am. Cost: £2 per child
  • Booking:  No booking required, first come first served basis.

Walk for wellness and wellbeing

  • Wed 6th March
  • Times: 12noon-1pm
  • Description: Join a guided walk around the park and finish with a short indoor discussions from wellness & wellbeing enthusiast Theresa. Meet outside the Hub on the patio for 12noon. Cost is Free.
  • Booking: No booking required, just turn up.

Heritage Talk: The Swiss Cottage

  • Saturday 23rd March
  • Times: 2-3pm
  • Description:Join our talk at the Hub to learn more about the fascinating history of the Swiss Cottage thta once stood at Cassiobury Park. There will be a short break with light refreshments and opportunity to look at a heritage exhibition. Cost £3 per person.
  • Booking: Email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk to book your place.

Heritage walks

  • 12th May, 7th July, 15th Sept and 20th Oct 
  • Times: 11am-1pm
  • Description: A guided walk with a member of the SW Herts Archaeological & Historical Society, from the Cassiobury Park Hub up into Whippendell Woods. Find out about the history of the amazing Public Park of today, from prehistory to the Estate of the Earls of Essex. Booking is essential for this walk. Meet at 11am outside the Hub on the upper patio and walk us suitable for adults and famillies with older children. Cost £2 per person.
  • Booking: Email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk to book your place.

Yoga in the Park

  • Every Saturday (Summertime: sessions will be held at the Bandstand)
  • Times: 10am-11am
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga with a focus on bringing balance to the body and mind through breathing, creating strength, energy and flexibility. Suitable for beginners, however those with a regular practice are more than welcome. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one but there will be some available to borrow if you don't (or forget yours!).
  • Booking: £3 each. Booking is required at our Watford Get Active website.

Regular activities in Cassiobury Park

  • Health walks Wednesdays - starting at 10:30am (fast) or 11am (easy). If you want to be sure of exploring the best of Cassiobury Park why not try this walking route?
  • British Military Fitness - classes most days, take a look at the BMF web page for details.
  • Conservation Volunteers Green Gym, Wednesdays, 10am – 1pm.
  • Park Run - Saturdays at 9am. If you have any questions not answered by the Park Run website, email Andy Nice at adknice@googlemail.com or call Caroline Roche on 01923 278242.
  • Group bike rides take place about once a month - see the Sky ride website for details.
  • RSPB Bird watching group - 1st Wednesday of the month, meet at the Gade Avenue car park at 10am contact RSPB Watford Group for more details
  • Music on the Cassiobury Park Bandstand  - every Sunday 2pm - 4pm (May to September) plus other occasional events see our what's on section for more details.

 

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