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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

Street scene Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire

Bishop's Stortford (6 Pictures)

There are many interesting places to visit including St.Michael's Church which is exceptionally spacious and has a spire that can been seen for miles around...

Hatfield rooftops

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...

Stevenage

Stevenage (29 Pictures)

Its history began in Roman times when it grew as a small town beside the Great North Road and its heritage from those times is evidenced by the Six Hills, a 2,000 year old Roman burial site...

Church in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

Wheathampstead (4 Pictures)

An abiding feature of Wheathampstead is it beautiful 14th-century church dedicated to Saint Helen...

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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.....

A picture of Verulamium Park St Albans

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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