Attractions in Hertfordshire

There are plenty of places to see and visit in Hertfordshire. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Hertfordshire is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Hertfordshire

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    This resplendent granite monument is found in the beautiful Ashridge Estate. Standing at 33m (108ft) tall, from April to October you can actually climb it's 172 steps.

    It's dedicated rather …

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    Chris
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    2

    Aldbury

    Road Cycling Highlight

    A beautiful chocolate-box village with half-timbered cottages, Aldbury is a gem. In the village centre, stocks and a well-preserved whipping-post stand next to a green pond, paying homage to days …

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    Amy
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    Cromer Windmill

    Road Cycling Highlight

    First built in 1681, this windmill has been restored and put back to work! It's the country's only surviving windmill. You can visit it for just £2 but it's not …

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    The Hub Cafe

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A lovely cafe on Redbourn's high street, The Hub is the perfect place to stop for a coffee and a slice of cake. Geared towards cyclists, you will find everything …

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    Amy
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    Nicky Line

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Until 1959, the Nicky Line transported passengers from between Luton and Hemel Hempstead. The nine mile (14 km) stretch is now a lovely cycle path through peaceful countryside. It's thought …

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    Amy
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    Emily's Tea Shop

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Nice little Cafe set on a smallholding, lots of room for bikes and seating inside and out. Good coffee and cakes.

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    Cucumber Lane

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Nice stretch in Hertfordshire. Not too far from Kentish and Vineyards Lanes.

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    Seth
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    Cole Green Way

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The Cole Green Way is a rail trail which runs east-west from the eastern edge of Welwyn Garden City to Hertford in Hertfordshire.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Green_Way

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    Romans
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    Lea Valley

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    So close to London - so nice and quiet!

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    Esa
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    Luton Airport Parkway to Harpenden

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    A cycle way with little traffic during the day. Very good pavement and nice views especially in the autumn when the leaves are turning.

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    Liam
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    11

    Alban Way

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    National Cycle Route 16 A great cycle route along an old railway track linking Hatfield and St Albans.

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    jasonb
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    Barwick Ford

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Ford, thankfully with a footpath bridge!

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    Alex
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    Emily's Tea Shop

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Outdoor seating, Dining options , Dessert , Amenities , Good for kids
    Casual, Cosy, Trending

    Payments
    NFC mobile payments

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    14

    Ardelely

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Great farm shop and cafe. The place for bacon, pancakes and maple syrup.

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    Hatfield House

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The grounds and the house are well situated, well attended and you can spend a nice day walking around them all. There is a good choice of refreshments and food …

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    Peter
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    Robin Hood pub

    Road Cycling Highlight

    fantastic old pub with a large (front) garden with tables under an old oak for shade and a hedge to lean your bike on. Conveniently located, open at weekends and prices are "about" half those of London. Firm favourite.

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    Berkhamsted Castle Ruins

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A Norman motte-and-bailey castle in Berkhamsted, the ruined walls of Berkamsted Castle once controlled a key route from London to the Midlands. Its construction was probably managed by William the …

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    Amy
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    Nast Hyde Halt platform on Alban Way

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Alban Way is a paved multi-use path running between Hatfield and St Albans, constructed along the route of the former Hatfield to St Albans railway line. The Hatfield - St. …

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    Tim
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    19

    Walkern Road

    Road Cycling Highlight

    I love cycling along here from Watton to Walkern. Generally little traffic, lovely views and a gentle gradient. It feels a lot further from London than it is and Church Farm at Ardelely is very close.

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    Spoke Cycles

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Cafe and Workshop

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