New Homes in Hemel Hempstead
Live the life
Located in Hertfordshire within commuting distance of Watford and central London, Hemel Hempstead is a bustling town with great transport links and lots to do in the local area. Whether you’re getting active, enjoying some retail therapy or taking the kids out for the day, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Hemel Hempstead.
Things to see and do
If you love to keep fit, Hemel Hempstead is a great place to live, with lots of sports facilities in and around the town. Go swimming at Sportspace Hemel Hempstead, practice your snowboarding at The Snow Centre, try skateboarding at The XC or get your skates on at Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead.
For films fans, the Warner Bros Studio is only a short drive away, where you can go on the Harry Potter Studio Tour. If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, you can go shopping at the Marlowes Shopping Centre or Riverside Shopping Centre, or take a trip into London where you’ll find Regent Street, Covent Garden and Portobello Market.
Other places of interest close to Hemel Hempstead include ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Little Hay Golf Complex, Berkhamsted Golf Club, the Chiltern Hills and Colne Valley Regional Park.
If you’re moving to Hemel Hempstead with a growing family, outstanding schools in the local area include Hammond Academy, Brockswood Primary School and Parmiter’s School. Lockers Park School, Abbot’s Hill School and St Albans School are all independent, while you can study for a degree at University College London and the University of Bedfordshire, both just a short drive away from your new home.
Getting to Hemel Hempstead
Whether you’re visiting friends and family or commuting for work, it’s good to know that your new home in Hemel Hempstead is well connected by road and rail. From London, the journey to Hemel Hempstead takes just 25 minutes by train or 50 minutes by car, while the journey from Milton Keynes takes around 30 minutes by train or 35 minutes by car. From Watford, you can get to Hemel Hempstead in less than 10 minutes by train.
If you’re going on holiday, London Heathrow Airport is only a 30 minute drive from Hemel Hempstead, so your trip abroad can get off to a quick and easy start.