Welwyn Garden City attractions

Welwyn Garden City attractions

Welwyn Garden CityWelwyn Garden 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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Welwyn Roman Baths

Attractions Welwyn Roman Baths, Welwyn By Pass, Welwyn, Herts AL6 9NX. Tel: 01707 271362. These Roman baths were once part of a Roman villa. You can still see the layout of the baths, the cold, warm and hot rooms, along with the hypocaust which provided the warm underfloor heating. Phone and check the museum is open before arriving. Location: On the outskirts of Welwyn Garden.

Welwyn Roman Baths

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Attractions Paradise Wildlife Park, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 7QA. Tel: 01992 470490. A fantastic, fun filled, destination for all the family. We have an amazing range of animals including tigers, lions, monkeys, zebras, camels and wolves and what makes us really unique is the fact that you can get up close and personal, meeting and feeding many of the animals. www.pwpark.com. About 6 miles south east of Welwyn Garden City.

Paradise Wildlife Park

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Attractions Hertford Castle, SG14 1HR. Tel: 01992 584322. The building often referred to as Hertford Castle is in fact the gatehouse. The castle itself no longer stands but occupied the enclosed area behind the gatehouse. For 300 years a Royal Palace stood within the flint walls having previously been one of a series of castles built for defence purposes. James I of Scotland was a prisoner at Hertford Castle, as were the Templars. Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood at both Hatfield House and Hertford Castle. Location: 3 miles east of Welwyn Garden in the centre of Hertford.

Hertford Castle

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Attractions Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG3 6PY. Tel: +44 01438 812661. Knebworth House is unique - originally a red-brick Tudor manor house, it was transformed in 1843 into the gothic fantasy we see today, with turrets, griffins and gargoyles. A walk from room to room is a journey back in time. Knebworth is easily accessible by all forms of transport from most areas of the UK. www.knebworthhouse.com. About 4 miles north of Welwyn Garden City.

Knebworth House

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 3 miles south of Welwyn Garden City.

Hatfield House

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