If you’re looking to get away to the Great British countryside but you want somewhere convenient and accessible, then book a holiday house in Hertfordshire. Its proximity to London makes it easy to get to but don’t let that fool you. Just moments outside the capital lies an area of England steeped in history and blanketed with rolling, green fields. Click here to see all our holiday rentals in England.
Those whose idea of the perfect getaway is picturesque villages, splendid heritage sites and more woods and fields than you can shake a stick at will be in their element. A holiday house in Hertfordshire is perfect for taking country walks, savouring local produce bought from the market towns, and spotting wildlife, whether in one of the many parks and nature reserves or out in their natural habitat. If you have children with you then a holiday house in Hertfordshire is ideal because there is so much on offer to entertain them, from farms to activity centres. If your taste is a bit more mature, there is plenty to keep you busy. This county is full of museums and galleries which tell the story of everything from schools to canals. It also has some wonderful stately homes and a stay in a holiday house in Hertfordshire would not be complete without a visit to the stunning Knebworth House. Sitting in 250 acres of countryside, this house has everything a stately home should, from turrets to gargoyles. It is a magical place with something for everyone. There are lots of beautiful gardens dotted around the county which you can visit, and there are also market towns everywhere, so whenever you come you will find at least one of them with something going on. From boutiques to shopping centres, pubs to tea shops, tiny farms to sprawling nature reserves and local museums to enormous majestic buildings, a holiday house in Hertfordshire is a delightful destination for a well-earned break.