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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 Mary's Church, Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Ashwell (30 Pictures)

Ashwell embodies some of the finest domestic architecture in England, here in this well preserved village, at a glance you get a pleasurable insight as to what England was like in the 16th and 17th-centuries...

Canal boats at Dobbs wier, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Hoddesdon (3 Pictures)

Hoddesdon is an ancient market town located in a spacious area of Hertfordshire close to its boundary with Essex...

St Andrews Church, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire

Much Hadham (6 Pictures)

The village is quite large, with an attractive mixture of cottages and houses that are mostly fronted by pretty gardens...

Canal

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

The clock tower which has been attributed to Inigo Jones.

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.....

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.....

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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