Colin Crosby Heritage Tours

Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead is an old market town in Hertfordshire, 7 miles from Watford.

It is situated on the River Gade and close to the Grand Union Canal, amongst the Chiltern Hills.

Since the 1940s, a New Town has been added.

St. Mary`s Church dates back to the Norman period, and has a spire rising to 200 feet.

There are some atractive cottages, dating from the 16th century and later, in the High Street.

Henry`s Banqueting Hall was built in the mid 16th century.

Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Hemel Hempstead for groups.

Places in Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hampstead Station