The Riverside of Watford in Hertfordshire
In the seventeenth century Watford had become sufficiently important to have a service of carriers to London but in those days the River Colne had to be forded on entering the town. Sometimes the water was as high as the saddles of the riders. Since then the waters of the Colne have fed breweries…
Shenley Village is a Great Day Out from London
Shenley is a traditional English village deep in the Hertfordshire countryside. Just 16 miles from the centre of London it is a lovely place to spend a day. An old orchard, a walled garden, lovely walks in the woods and lunch in a country pub will delight its visitors.
St Albans - history on my doorstep
My intention had been to pop into St Albans to do some shopping in the weekly market and started with the stalls at the far end of St Peters Street. The variety of stalls was amazing ...