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Travelling around Waltham Abbey

Travelling around Waltham Abbey

Are you thinking about visiting Waltham Abbey? 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 Waltham Abbey, so take a few moments and read through our carefully created guide to attractions and travelling in this great town.


Traditional market town - it's charter granted by Richard I in 1189. The impressive Waltham Abbey Church was founded by King Harold in 1060 - and he is reputedly buried here. Adjacent is a lovely area of parkland and gardens, including a dragonfly sanctuary. 16th C. timber-framed buildings and a fine 'Art Nouveau' Town Hall.  It boasts excellent sporting and leisure facilities, including the new Olympic White Water Centre which sits just on the edge of the town.