New Homes in Hertford
Live the life
Located in Hertfordshire, within commuting distance of London yet surrounded by countryside, Hertford is a bustling place to live with good transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. From adventures in the great outdoors to days out with the family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy close to your new home in Hertford.
Things to see and do
Hertford is a thriving town, home to Hertford Museum, Hertford Castle, Hertford Theatre and Hertford Coal Exchange. The town hosts a number of events each year including Hertford Music Festival, Hertford Theatre Week and Hertford Food and Drink Festival.
If you’re moving to Hertford with children, it’s good to know there are a number of great family attractions nearby including East Herts Miniature Railway, Rye Assic Adventure Park, Paradise Wildlife and The Priory Lido.
For keep-fit fans, you can get active at Roller City, Hatfield Swim Centre, Lee Valley Boat Centre and The Hertfordshire Golf and Country Club. Other local attractions include Mill Green Mill and Museum, Rye House Gatehouse, Welwyn Roman Baths and Hatfield House and Park.
For families with school-age children, there are a number of outstanding schools in and around the town including Presdales School and Abel Smith School. Independent schools include St Joseph’s in the Park and Duncombe School.
If you or your older children want to study for a degree, the University of Hertfordshire is based nearby in Hatfield, so you won’t have to travel far for higher education.
Getting to Hertford
Whether you’re commuting for work or visiting family and friends, it’s good to know that Hertford is well-connected by car and train, with the M25 nearby and the town’s two train stations, Hertford North and Hertford East, offering quick and easy rail links to London and beyond.
If you’re travelling to Hertford from central London, the journey takes just 50 minutes by train or one hour by car, depending on traffic. The journey from Cambridge takes one hour, while the drive from Milton Keynes takes just 55 minutes.
When you want to go on holiday, London Stansted and London Luton airports are both around 30 minutes away by car.