HERTFORDSHIRE

 
 

 
Ashridge EstateRingshall, BerkhamstedCountryside
Vast swathe of beautiful woodlands and chalk downland at the north end of the Chiltern Hills.

Ashwell Village Museum AshwellMuseum
A fascinating collection covering every aspect of village life, housed in a 16th century timber-framed building.

Berkhamsted CastleBerkhamstedCastle
Visit the substantial remains of a strong and important motte and bailey castle dating from the 11th to 13th centuries, with surrounding walls, ditches and earthworks. A palace complex was added in the 13th century.

Bushey Museum and Art GalleryBusheyMuseum
The Museum tells the story of Bushey and its unique artistic history. It has a large collection of works and articles relating to Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA and his world-renowned Art School. Also on show is the Lucy Kemp-Welch Memorial Trust Collection, including many of Lucy's superb paintings of horses. Bushey's social history is shown through displays on life in the village both in time of peace and war, some of the many locally made products and historic maps.

Capel Manor GardensEnfieldGarden
With 30 acres to explore everyone will find their own favourite oasis. Including: Italianate Maze, 17th Century Walled Garden, Japanese Garden, Le Jardin de Vincent, Georgian Manor House & Victorian Stables, Sunflower Street and Garden gift shop and Terrace Restaurant.

Cromer WindmillStevenageMill
Hertfordshire's sole surviving post mill, Cromer Windmill dates from 1679/81 and was in use until 1923. After many years of restoration work, the mill is now open to the public.

de Havilland Aircraft Heritage CentreSt AlbansTransport Museum
Situated on the historic site of Salisbury Hall, the museum has on display 18 types of de Havilland aircraft and sections ranging from DH Moths, modern military and civilian jets and the prototype Mosquito.

Forge Museum, TheBishop’s StortfordMuseum
There is a working blacksmith on site and a beautiful Victorian Cottage Garden behind the museum, which was the village forge from 1811 to 1983.

Henry Moore FoundationMuch HadhamArt Gallery
The 70acre estate (gifted by Henry Moore) is home to the gardens, studios and galleries which house an ever-changing exhibition of his works. Visits by appointment.

Hertford MuseumHertfordMuseum
Charming local history museum in centre of historic market town of Hertford. Changing exhibitions and events, also Jacobean style knot garden open to the public.

Old Gorhambury HouseNr St AlbansRuin
The remains of a once immense mansion built in 1563-8 by Sir Nicholas Bacon, Queen Elizabeth’s Lord Keeper, and visited by the queen on at least four occasions. Its elaborately decorated Classical two-storey porch survives, with parts of the hall, chapel and clock-tower.

Roman Wall, St AlbansSt AlbansRoman Remains
A section of the two-mile long wall built between AD 265 and 270 to defend the Roman city of Verulamium: including the foundations of towers and the London Gate.

Royal Gunpowder MillsWaltham AbbeyIndustrial Heritage
Set in 175 acres of parkland and boasting 21 buildings of historic importance, the site mixes history, science and nature producing a magical day out.

Shaw's CornerAyot St Lawrence, Nr WelwynHistoric House and Garden
Home to George Bernard Shaw for over 40 years, Shaw's Corner is a 1902 Arts & Crafts house set in a quintessentially English garden. It feels like Shaw has just left the room, from the clothes in his wardrobe to the typewriter and glasses on the desk in his study.

Stevenage MuseumStevenageMuseum
A lively and family friendly local history museum, telling the story of Stevenage and it's people from pre-history to the present day.


 
Activity WorldHatfield
Activity World and Farmyard FunworldBushey
Aldenham Country ParkBorehamwood
Batchworth Lock CentreRickmansworth
Benington Lordship GardensBennington
Bishop's Stortford Tourist Information CentreBishop’s Stortford
Boxfield Gallery, TheStevenage
Cedars ParkCheshunt
Fairlands Valley ParkStevenage
First Garden City Heritage MuseumLetchworth Garden City
Gardens of the Rose (The)St Albans
Gibberd Garden, TheHarlow
Hatfield HouseHatfield
Hemel Hempstead Tourist Information CentreHemel Hempstead
Hertford Tourist Information CentreHertford
Hitchin British SchoolsHitchen
Hitchin Museum and Art GalleryHitchen
Kingsbury WatermillSt Albans
Knebworth House Park and GardensKnebworth
Lee Valley Boat CentreBroxbourne
Letchworth MuseumLetchworth
Lowewood MuseumHoddesdon
Mill Green Museum and MillHatfield
Museum of Domestic Design and ArchitectureBarnet
Museum of Harlow, TheHarlow
Myddelton House GardensEnfield
Oakhill Wood - London Wildlife TrustBarnet
Paradise Wildlife ParkBroxbourne
Playhouse HarlowHarlow
Redbourn Village MuseumRedbourne
Redbournbury WatermillSt Albans
Roman Theatre VerulamiumGorhambury
Rowley Green Common - London Wildlife TrustBarnet
Royal National Rose GardenChiswell Green
RSPB Rye Meads Nature ReserveWare
Rye House GatehouseHoddesdon
Scott's GrottoWare
Silk Mill HouseSt Albans
South Mimms Tourist Information CentrePoters Bar
St Albans CathedralSt. Albans
St Albans MuseumSt. Albans
St Albans Tourist Information CentreSt. Albans
Stanborough ParkWelwyn Garden City
Standalone FarmLetchworth
Toddler WorldHemel Hempstead
Verulamium MuseumSt. Albans
Ware MuseumWare
Water Hall Farm & Craft CentreHitchin
Watford MuseumWatford
Welwyn Roman BathsWelwyn Garden City
Willows Farm VillageSt. Albans
Woodside Leisure ParkWatford

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