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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

Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire - 'The Boat' by the canal

Berkhamsted (17 Pictures)

With so much to see and experience this fascinating little town makes the perfect destination for a relaxing weekend away from it all...

Brent Pelham Village Green, Hertfordshire

Brent Pelham (5 Pictures)

Brent Pelham can be found mid-way between the town of Buntingford and the village of Newport...

Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead (24 Pictures)

Set in a delightful valley of the Chilterns, formed by the River Gade, the town is noted for its variety of old buildings which include the Norman church dedicated to St.Mary...

'Dantian' moored up at Tringford

Tringford (2 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Hertfordshire

South Parterre

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.....

Verulamium Park in St Albans, Hertfordshire

Verulamium Park St Albans (11 Pictures)

This park is the site where one of the biggest cities in Roman Britain once stood - Verulamium...

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