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About the county of Hertfordshire

Situated in the South-East of England, Hertfordshire is bounded by the Counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Greater London and Essex. Hertfordshire is not only popular with tourists but also commuters due to its easy access to Greater London and its many interesting attractions such as St Albans Cathedral, built on what is believed to be the site of the martyrdom of St Alban, Knebworth House, a beautiful gothic mansion and famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The pen is mightier than the sword" and Scott's Grotto a series of interconnected chambers, extending some 67ft into the chalk hillside, built for the 18th century poet John Scott.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Hertfordshire

St Marys Church, Baldock, Hertfordshire

Baldock (5 Pictures)

The town lies close to the River Beane, in a spot where the river flows through some lovely water meadows and tranquil English countryside...

Great Hormead.

Great Hormead (14 Pictures)

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Hatfield House in the county of Hertfordshire

Hatfield (21 Pictures)

Hatfield is a town with two histories. There is the history of the ancient market town whose roots are firmly embedded in Saxon times, and the modern-day history of a town that grew to meet the demands of the housing population...

Tring

Tring (64 Pictures)

Tring lies on the Ridgeway Path close to the waters of the River Thame, it is bordered on one side by the Chilterns, a range of dense wooded hills which span an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Goring in the Thames valley and Dunstable downs...

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Recommended attractions in Hertfordshire

Queen Elizabeth's Memorial Oak Tree

Hatfield House (53 Pictures)

Hatfield House built by Robert Cecil 1st Earl of Salisbury and Chief Minister to King James I in 1611, stands within its own.....

Knebworth House from gardens

Knebworth House (6 Pictures)

One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of.....

Cathedral in St Albans, Hertfordshire

St Albans Cathedral and Abbey Church (16 Pictures)

Dominating the city skyline on every main approach, the magnificent Abbey Church is a former Norman Abbey Church set in the.....

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