Welwyn Hatfield

Located just 25 minutes from London in vibrant central Hertfordshire, Welwyn Hatfield is home to a wealth of culture and history, excellent sport and leisure facilities, beautiful countryside, and great transport links.

Welwyn Garden City, one of only two garden cities in the country, has everything you’d expect from a vibrant town centre combined with beautiful floral displays, iconic trees, and award-winning parks. It celebrates its first centenary in 2020.

Hatfield mixes history with modern living, with plenty of great entertainment on offer including a multiplex cinema, and a range of independent shops and restaurants as well as The Galleria a designer outlet centre with over 80 shops. The town is also home to historic gems including Hatfield House and the Eight Bells public house – where Charles Dickens is rumoured to have had a tipple or two!

Regular community events are held throughout the year including Hatfield’s weekly market and Welwyn Garden City’s annual World Food Festival in May, plus the iconic Game Fair, hosted every July. 

Other nearby attractions include:

How to get here

For more information on Welwyn Hatfield visit the borough council's website here.