Harpenden attractions

Harpenden attractions

HarpendenHarpenden is in Hertfordshire, one of the Home Counties lying to the north of Greater London. To its east is Essex, to the west is Buckinghamshire and to the north are Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. In this historical county you will find Britain's first Garden City at Letchworth, Roman remains at St Albans, the undulating chalk hills of the Chilterns, leafy lanes, quaint villages and some of the prettiest landscapes in southern Britain.

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Attractions Herts County Show, The Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Herts. AL3 7PT. Tel: 01582 792626. Traditional County Show held annually on the 2nd bank holiday in May. www.hertsshow.com. About 3 miles west of Harpenden. The Showground is located 300 metres from Junction 9 of the M1. The Showground is signposted from the motorway.

Herts County Show

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Attractions Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Whipsnade, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2LF. The country home of the Zoological Society of London, (London Zoo). About 7 miles NW of Harpenden.

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

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Attractions Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ. Tel: 01707 287010. A fine Jacobean House, the home of the Marquess of Salisbury. Superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship can be seen throughout Hatfield House such as the Grand Staircase with its fine carving and the rare stained glass window in the private chapel. Visitors can enjoy the scented garden and fountains, and view the famous knot garden adjoining the Tudor Old Palace where Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood. About 7 miles SE of Harpenden.

Hatfield House

Attractions Harpenden Library, Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4EN. Tel: 01438 737333. In Harpenden.

Attractions Harpenden Leisure Centre, Rothamsted Park, Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2HU. Tel: 01582 767722 (Sports Centre). Tel: 01582 460683 (Swimming Pool). 25m 6-lane pool and a 13m learner pool. The health suite has a spa pool, sauna, steam room, sanarium. Fitness gym - all equipment is due to be replaced and we are gettig more machines as we are extending the gym. Badminton courts. Tennis courts. 5-a-side football pitch. Creche. In Harpenden.

Harpenden Leisure Centre

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