Places of Interest
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Knebworth House & Country Park
Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton. Within Knebworth House is a fascinating display and video presentation telling the story of the Lytton family’s connection with India. The house is set in 28 acres of formal gardens, complete with a maze, colourful borders, fine trees and a wilderness area with an exciting Dinosaur trail.
Hatfield House & Country Park
Home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family, Hatfield House boasts fine examples of Jacobean craftsmanship throughout, such as the Grand Staircase with its fine carving and the rare stained glass window in the private chapel. The house and its magnificent gardens have appeared in a number of well-known productions, including ‘The King’s Speech’ and ‘Anna Karenina‘.
Open April – September.
The ‘City of Spires’ is home to England’s oldest university, museums, inspiring architecture, botanic gardens and an impressive range of shops and restaurants.
Cambridge is an elegant and compact city with so much to see and do, from historic buildings to ghost tours. The city is renowned for its famous University colleges and superb architecture, quaint passages set around the historic market place, plethora of museums and galleries and diverse arts and cultural scene. For those looking for total relaxation, the delightful River Cam is the perfect setting for an afternoon stroll or a leisurely cruise on a traditional punt.
The world’s first ‘Garden City’ offers a wealth of things to see and do. Planned to combine the best of ‘town and country’ living, its fascinating range of architecture and open green spaces, unique heritage and specialist shops make for an absorbing day out.