Hertfordshire Quick Facts & Figures

Map of Hertfordshire
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Hertfordshire is one of the home counties located close to London in South East England, prominent towns in the area include Herford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead. Hertfordshire’s location makes it convenient to see both London and the South East region.

Hertfordshire does not have the highest profile among visitors however the county offers plenty for visitors to see including scenic gardens and open spaces showing the best in the English countryside, historic houses and attractions and some charming small towns and villages. Local attractions & places of interest include Hatfield House, St Albans Cathedral, Knebworth House, Ashridge house, de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre and Paradise Wildlife Park. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year

Hertfordshire Quick Facts

Population: 1,107,600

Region: South East England

Area total: 1,643 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01992 (Hertford), 01727 (St Albans), 01442 (Hemel Hempstead).

Postcode Area SG13-14 (Hertford), AL (St Albans), HP (Hemel Hempstead).

Closest Airports: London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport & Heathrow Airport.

Local Food: Braughing sausage and Artisan Cheeses.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Hertford, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead and Harpenden.

Famous Attractions: Hatfield House, St Albans Cathedral, Knebworth House and Ashridge house.

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