Hertford historic market town
As an historic market town, Hertford has so much to offer: specialist shops, Hertford Museum, antique shops, pubs and restaurants, riverside walks, town and Castle events, and even printing companies.
History, art, culture, nature, gastronomy and much more besides, Hertford draws on it’s history of over a thousand years.
The town centre, which is largely a conservation area, incorporates the central Salisbury Square, which features a water sculpture depicting the four rivers that meet in Hertford – the Rib, Beane, Mimram and Lea (or Lee).
Formerly a major market for corn and other agricultural produce, Printing has been a large part of Hertfords heritage, Hertford owed it’s importance to proximity to London which resulted in lucrative trading and provision of a base for royalty and nobility to enjoy country life and sport.
It is a town hard to describe in a few words because it’s exceptional features make it a very special place. that is why Linards have chosen to be based in Hertford.
For information on events and attractions in and around Hertford as well as a range of other services, call or visit the Tourist Information Centre.