Hertford is a town in Hertfordshire famous for its popular Saturday market. Conference and meeting delegates can reach Hertford in 50 minutes by train from London Moorgate train station to Hertford North train station, or you can travel from London Liverpool Street train station to Hertford East train station in just under 50 minutes. The A414 goes through the town centre, and it is accessible from the A10 therefore it is an easy destination to reach by car. As Hertford is the centre of Hertfordshire, it has some excellent bus links which reach the whole of Hertfordshire.
Hertford’s quaint town centre is bursting with a variety of independent shops where residents are frequently encouraged to support. Hertford is well known for its café culture lifestyle with a mix of independent coffee shops and nationally recognised coffee shops. Hertford is steeped with history as Edward the Elder built Hertford Castle in Anglo Saxon times. The beautiful castle is set amongst some stunning grounds which is open to the public.
Not only is Hertford bursting with history, it is also surrounded by some beautiful greenery also known as Hartham Common which stretches as far as Ware. Hartham Common adds to the natural beauty of Hertford, which provides an escape for Hertford residents from the bustling town centre. Hartham Common is popular amongst families as there is a children’s play area and a leisure centre.
Although Hertford is well known for its markets and independent shops, Hertford is also home to nationally recognised stores such as supermarkets like Tesco, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, therefore allows residents to access the essential amenities.
Hertford is home to the famous McMullen’s Brewery which is unexpected in this quiet town. Hertford’s uniqueness is also present in the famous alumni it has produced such as Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint and singer-songwriter George Ezra.