Hertfordshire may be only 12 miles from the middle of London but it offers a world of opportunities for visitors of all inclinations. The county is an eclectic blend of contrasts which meld together and create a beautiful balance for visitors and residents alike. There are lots of different types of accommodation on offer too, from the smaller B&Bs to be found in rural and urban parts of the county to grand hotels and small guesthouses. Independents, historic and design hotels are well represented too, so there's something for everyone. Book in to a hotel or guesthouse in Hertfordshire and you'll always have loads of options on your break.
Hertfordshire Hotels for Getting About
The various types of urban settlements in Hertfordshire runs the whole gamut from picturesque little traditional market towns to historic towns and more modern centres. In all of them you'll find a wealth of accommodation options to choose from and these make great bases for getting out and about in this fascinating county. Enjoy everything from sleepy villages and attractive country lanes that have remained unchanged for generations, or take a train in to London and be in Soho or Trafalgar Square in less than half an hour for a really mixed bag of holiday attractions.
Family Fun from Hertfordshire Hotels
If you're looking for a suitable destination to take the family on your next break, then look no farther than Hertfordshire. The county is an ancient one and its close proximity to London makes it ideal if you're looking for a mix of things to see and do. Watford for example is the biggest town here and is famous for its excellent shopping opportunities. Choose a comfortable Hertfordshire hotel close by and you'll spend a pleasant afternoon in the high street and at the same time be close to plenty of attractions via the county's excellent public transport networks.
Hertford, Hitchin and St. Albans are all just short drives away and offer a wealth of historic and cultural venues for all the family. Welwyn Garden City and Letchworth are just two of the newer towns that have sprung up here in recent years, both offering their own contemporary attractions and great communal spirit.
Hertfordshire Hotels for the Great Outdoors
Despite its proximity to London, Hertfordshire is an exceptionally green and pleasant county, and a substantial part of it is designated as official Green Belt land. It's a landscape of natural contrasts, with winding river valleys, dense woodland and open farmland making up a delightful patchwork quilt of a landscape and attracting visitors at all times of the year.
The Chiltern Hills over in the west are a region of outstanding natural beauty, and the accommodation options include lovely little B&Bs, smart guesthouses and, especially in the towns, grand old hotels. These make excellent bases for exploring all that Hertfordshire has to offer. With 20,000 miles of public pathways, walkers and ramblers have everything they need for the outdoor life, and there are several excellent theme parks for family days out too.