Places

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The former Frogmore gravel pits along the route are now havens for wildlife

A new walking trail that links rail travel with exploration of the Hertfordshire countryside has been launched. Isabel Crozier of the Countryside Management Service explains

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
King Richard II was buried in the village

The village of Kings Langley near Hemel Hempstead is brimming with history both ancient and modern, and there’s plenty going on today too, as Alice Cooke found out

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Take the children on an Easter egg hunt

There’s so much more to do with the family this month than scoffing chocolate eggs. Here’s our pick of 10 of the best Easter days and nights out in 
the county (which do often end in scoffing chocolate eggs...)

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Heather and gorse are protected on the site

Nomansland Common stretching across Weathampstead and Sandridge is a medieval relic with a fascinating history and important modern ecological role, writes Countryside Management Service project officer Alex Laurie

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Friday, March 13, 2015
View towards Ivinghoe Beacon from The Ridgeway

The hills, woods, waterways and estates of the Chilterns in the west of the county offer some of the best walking and views in England. Liz Hamilton of the Herts branch of Campaign to Protect Rural England takes the high road

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Monday, March 9, 2015
Essendon Golf Course

It may be diminutive, but Essendon village in the south-east of the county has a fascinating history that links it to great events and a thriving modern community

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Nonna's Kitchen, Hoddesdon

An influx of Italians in the 1950s to Hoddesdon and Broxbourne sowed the seeds (quite literally) for a food revolution in the area and enriched the culture with a Mediterranean flavour. Julie Lucas reports

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Lussmans, Hertford

With a castle, scenic rivers and some of Hertfordshire’s best food venues, you won’t struggle to find a reason to visit Hertford. But there’s plenty of lesser-known treasures that make the county town a great venue for a day out too. Laura Vickers explores

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Rebecca Clark, Luxury Beauty and Interiors

Julie Lucas explores the attractive blend of historic setting and quality independents in the desirable village of Welwyn

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Grey wagtail

Restoration work on the important River Purwell in Hitchin is helping to bring back iconic species, Countryside Management Service projects officer Zoe Channon gives a guide

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