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  • Feeling hot? 25 places to cool down in Herts & Beds

    Hey hot stuff! Bit sweaty? Secure those bikini straps and dive in to one of these watery oases. Just add sunscreen!

  • Humble Country Summer Fayre

    Country house gardens + boutique shopping + great food = happy times

    The Humble Country Summer Fayre in Bucks is ticking all our boxes - independent stalls selling fabulous homeware and gifts, plus coffee, good food and tipples

  • Living Crafts banner

    Clear the diary for Living Crafts

    Spring fayres, craft markets and shopping in general - how we've missed them! Great news then that Living Crafts is returning to Hatfield Park in June for its (wait for it…) 47th festival. Scrap books at the ready? Read on for what to expect at this four-day crafty extravaganza.

  • 42 of the best things to do within 2 hours of home

    Are you ready to (gasp) leave your local area? From safari parks to Europe’s tallest high ropes, here are 42 of the best day trips, all within two hours of Herts & Beds.

  • The best places to spot snowdrops

    Drop everything, people – the snowdrops are coming out, meaning spring is on its way! Here’s our round-up of the loveliest local places to catch these winter buds.

  • Warwick Castle

    The great half term escape: 10 top day trips

    Filled with fear at the thought of having to entertain the kids this October half term? Book a ticket, bundle them in the car and hit the road with our top picks for a family-friendly day out.

  • 10 Spring Walks in Herts & Beds

    Hertfordshire Northaw Great Wood, Cuffley Tree hugging’s still allowed, right? LOL. Fine we’re getting desperate. But, if you do fancy a bit of forest, why not head over to Northaw Great Wood, Nr Cuffley. This massive woodland (224 hectares) is an area of special interest thanks to its proliferation of snaggly split trunked hornbeam trees, […]

  • Fun on the Farm

    School's out and down on the farm there's a full programme of summer holiday fun.

  • Geronimo family ticket giveaway

    Is Knebworth House ready for the 'Glastonbury for Kids'? Are you?

  • The Berko Loop

    The Berko Loop is a map, a walk (or several walks), a cycle ride and a great read.

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