Attractions near The Hawthorns

This is a list of the attractions near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this bed and breakfast.
Royal National Rose Garden (3 Miles)*
The new Gardens of the Rose were designed for the Royal National Rose Society by Michael Balston and built by Adam Frost Landscapes (both Gold Medal Winners at the Chelsea Flower Show).
Verulamium Museum (4 Miles)*
Discover the life and times of a major Roman city at St Albans, Hertfordshire. This is the Museum of Everyday Life in Roman Britain.
St Albans Cathedral (4 Miles)*
The Cathedral of Saint Alban stands on a hill that has been a site of worship since Saxon times and a place of history since the Romans founded St Albans as Verulamium.
Chenies Manor House (7 Miles)*
The semi-fortified brick Manor House was built by Sir John Cheyne about 1460. Sir John Russell (later the 1st Earl of Bedford) made additions in 1526, and it was his principal residence.
Willows Farm Village (7 Miles)*
Just a short distance from London, the unique Willows Farm Village is an incredible rural retreat, ideal for family fun days out.
Ashridge Estate (7 Miles)*
A 5,000 acre countryside estate with many splendid walks. The focal point of the area is the Bridgewater Monument.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (8 Miles)*
Escape the urban jungle and head for Whipsnade for the perfect family day out.
Dunstable Downs, Chilterns Gateway Centre and Whipsnade Estate (8 Miles)*
If the number of kites flying is any indication, Dunstable Downs offers windy walks and wildlife in all seasons. Gliders soar over the glorious landscape and ancient monuments abound.
Aldenham Country Park (9 Miles)*
Aldenham Country Park is the perfect setting for a great family day out in the countryside.  The park comprises 175 acres of parkland, woodland and a beautiful 65 acre lake.
Shaws Corner (9 Miles)*
Visit the home of George Bernard Shaw from 1906 until his death in 1950.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near The Hawthorns

This is a list of the towns near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all towns near this bed and breakfast.
Hemel Hempstead (1 Mile)*
Hemel Hempstead is in Hertfordshire, eight miles west of St Albans and close to both the M1 and M25 motorways.
Redbourn (4 Miles)*
Redbourn was a strategically positioned roman settlement along Watling Street and is famous locally as the scene of the first recorded cricket match in Hertfordshire in 1666.
St. Albans (4 Miles)*
St Albans has been welcoming visitors from far afield for 2000 years. First built as Verulamium by the Romans, the city was renamed St. Albans after the first British Christian martyr.
Bricket Wood (4 Miles)*
Park Street (5 Miles)*
Park Street Village is situated between Radlett and St Albans. There is a beautiful Nature Reserve, which was once chalk pits, and now there are 3 man-made lakes which are home to many species of birds and insects.
Berkhamsted (5 Miles)*
Where in Britain might you stumble across an authentic Canadian-carved totem pole? Or find the hub of the chilli-growing industry? The answer is Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire, 30 miles north of central London.
Studham (5 Miles)*
Harpenden (6 Miles)*
Harpenden is a busy commuter town, and retains its charm with a tree-lined High Street and many 17th and 18th century buildings. The town centre offers several small interesting shops, excellent pubs and restaurants.
Northchurch (6 Miles)*
Sandridge (6 Miles)*
Sandridge lies north-east of St. Albans, and was recorded in the 1086 Doomsday Book. Sandridge Village is a conservation area centred around St Leonards Church, which is open most summer weekends.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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