Architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner described Hitchin as the most satisfying town in the county – after St Albans. And although there have been changes to this medieval market town, St Mary’s still dominates the landscape, while the rich architecture of Tudor and Georgian buildings remains, making it an attractive destination for shopping.
From a chef who has worked with some of the best names in the business to a thriving microlight club at a former RAF airbase, Hunsdon has its fair share of high fliers, as Louise McEvoy discovers
With its many parks, waterways and Hertfordshire’s only nature reserve, as well as Olympic facilities, great restaurants and historic buildings, a weekend in Broxbourne is never dull. Ethanie Robertson explores