Change Region
Arriva in Herts and Essex

Travelling around Rickmansworth

Travelling around Rickmansworth

Are you thinking about visiting Rickmansworth? Perhaps you already live in this great town but need to get around without the hassle of parking or the expense of petrol? At Arriva we know travel and we know Rickmansworth, so take a few moments and read through our carefully created guide to attractions and travelling in this great town.


Rickmansworth is a small town in south-west Hertfordshire, The River Gade and the Grand Union Canal join the upper River Colne near Rickmansworth's eastern boundary and are joined by the River Chess near the town centre from where the enlarged Colne flows south to form a major tributary of the River Thames.  The name Rickmansworth comes from the Saxon name Ryckmer, the local landowner, and worth meaning a farm or stockade. In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as the Manor of Prichemaresworde. There was a settlement in this part of the Colne valley in the Stone age. Rickmansworth was one of five manors with which the great Abbey of St Albans had been endowed when founded in 793 by King Offa.