Hemel Hempstead is a lively town with a great range of leisure facilities. There’s a large selection of restaurants in the town with different cuisines ranging from Greek to Chinese, and the town also a good range of pubs and bars.
The town has a great choice for all you’re shopping needs and includes the Marlowes and the Riverside Shopping Centres, and and there’s also the attractive Old Town with historic architecture. For business, the conference venues include those at the Boxmoor Hall and the Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead, and the nearest major airport is Luton Airport.
Hemel Hempstead Car Hire
Wherever you are in Hemel Hempstead, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Hemel Hempstead car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
These are some places to visit while you’re in Hemel Hempstead:
The Snow Centre
This Centre has a main slope as well as a large lesson slope and you can come enjoy skiing and snowboarding here, whether you’re a beginner or an expert. The Centre gives lessons to adults and children and there’s also a freestyle park which changes each week for continued variety.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
A short distance from Hemel Hempstead, this is a fascinating experience for all ages to come to this Studio Tour situated next to the films studios where the Harry Potter films were made. You can see a wealth of artefacts which include props and sets from the films as well as special effects and robotic creatures. Some of the exhibits to see include the Hogwarts Express and sets such as The Great Hall and the Gryffindor Common Room, along with ghost costumes, wands and many mythical creatures.
At this Centre you can enjoy a range of sports with facilities which include a large indoor cave network with several chambers and a skate park. Also here you can enjoy climbing and bouldering as well as high ropes, and you can take climbing lessons at the Centre.
Not far from Hemel Hempstead is this Jacobean country house built in the early 17th century by Robert Cecil who was Elizabeth I’s Chief Minister. You can look around this impressive building, and see the rooms which include the Marble Hall with its decorative oak carving, the carved grand Staircase, the gold leaf ceiling in the Long Gallery and the stone statue of King James I in the King James Drawing Room, along with fine portraits and tapestries.
This Park has large open space as well as a number of activities to enjoy including bowling, croquet and crazy golf and you can even have a game of giant draughts or chess. There’s also a skate park here with various features, a children’s playground, as well as cycle paths and a stream.
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