With cottages throughout the county, Hertfordshire is an excellent place to visit on your next UK holiday. From stately homes and historical landmarks to fun family days out, you will have lots of fun in Hertfordshire. Perfect for a short break with the whole family, or a romantic weekend, you will definitely make amazing memories on your Hertfordshire stay.
With something for everyone, at all times of the year, Hertfordshire is a fabulous location for your next cottage holiday. Book a self-catered cottage in a location throughout the county and make the most of cooking and eating together as well as trying the local pubs and restaurants. Self-catered cottages are fully equipped with everything you will need for a stress-free break. Find a cottage to suit your budget, group size and location preference. Stay in a cosy cottage and spend quality time with loved ones.
Kingsbridge House is a stunning 6-bedroom cottage and perfect for a big family, or group of friends or couples. Offering a stunning countryside retreat location, and just 30 minutes on the train to London, this cottage has everything guests will need for a memorable weekend away. For smaller groups, the French Horn Cottage is another great option. Sleeping up to 3 guests, this dog-friendly cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat.
Spend time walking your dog around the local town before relaxing in the cosy cottage in the winter months or enjoying a glass of wine outside on a warm summer evening.
There are lots of things to see and do in Hertfordshire. For Harry Potter fans, the Warner Bros Studio Tour London should not be missed. Walk around film set exhibitions, see real props and even drink butterbeer! You could also visit the town of St Albans, have a tour of Hatfield House, see exotic animals at Paradise Wildlife Park and take a walk through the Ashridge Estate.
Top 5 Things to do on a Hertfordshire Lodge Break
A lovely location for your next weekend away, Hertfordshire offers a great range of things to do to suit all the family. Whether you are big fans of Harry Potter or want to escape to the countryside, Hertfordshire has it all. Visit at any time of the year and make the most of this beautiful county which is just 20 minutes from London.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter is a must for fans of Harry Potter. Explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros Studio where you see sets and props from the films including Diagon Alley, the Forbidden Forest and Privet Drive! Enjoy a glass of butterbeer and step onboard the Hogwarts Express! An unmissable experience for any Harry Potter fan, this attraction is suitable for all the family, wheelchair accessible and has two cafes and a gift shop (of course!).
Hatfield House – Perfect for an afternoon trip out when you visit Hertfordshire, Hatfield House, Gardens and Park are beautiful to explore. Particularly popular in the summer months, visitors can enjoy walking through the lush gardens and park setting. If you’re visiting with a furry friend, the park is dog-friendly so you can go on a dog walk with lovely views.
St Albans Cathedral is a stunning cathedral and abbey church in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Dating back to the Norman times, the cathedral boasts magnificent architecture and is the oldest place of Christian worship in the UK. Open to visitors for daily tours, and offering tree trails, digital guides and family-friendly activities, this is a great place to visit on your trip to Hertfordshire.
Rye Meads Nature Reserve – Popular with walkers and birdwatchers, Rye Meads Nature Reserve is a beautiful wetland reserve. Located by the River Lee, the nature reserve can be enjoyed by the whole family. Home to a variety of birds, animals and plants, and with some walking trails, this is a good spot to explore the outdoors.
Heartwood Forest is a national forest in Hertfordshire where visitors can explore ancient woodland, beautiful meadows and much more. Enjoy walks along marked accessible walking trails and go birdwatching, horse riding, cycling, and much more. Heartwood Forest is also the perfect place to walk your dog with designated areas for you and your furry friend.