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Redbourn Car Boot
"Visited Reboun Car boot today 26/04/10 and found lots of sellers on site. Unfortunatley it did start raining around 10am quite hard which i think prevented lots more buyers attending. I would ..." More

Redbourn Car Boot
"Well organized giant car from 6am until abour 1pm. Lots of sellers between 200 and 300 with a couple of thousand buyers.Conditions under foot was very good (no big ..." More

Chequers Inn
"Visited the restaurant with a friend, arrived about 8.10 pm but after we had eaten our meal at approx 10.00 pm we were asked to leave because they were closing!! ..." More

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Redbourn is a village on Watling Street, near St Albans and Harpenden, with the M1 running close by and having a population of 6,000. It has Saxon origins and its church of St Mary is Norman, with the village taking it’s name from the River Red that runs across the common. The village was a popular stage-coach stop having a lot of inns, many of which remain and are still pubs today, most serving real ales and food. The Bull is a fine example of a traditional English pub dating from the 16th century and was used as a filming venue in 2003 for the BBCs Auf Wiedersehen Pet. Some of the pubs offer accommodation and there is a Ramada Jarvis hotel in the village. For centuries, Redbourn was primarily a farming community (it still holds the Herts County show annually) but old industries in the village included making straw plait and hat making — the Village Hall was formerly a straw hat factory. The village apparently hosted the first ever recorded cricket match on the Common in 1666. There is a museum, open only at the weekend, charting the village history to the present day. In 2007, for the first time, there will be a music festival on the County Showground nearby with headline acts Feeder, The Ordinary Boys, Dirty Pretty Things and The Automatic.


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Ramada Jarvis Hemel Hempstead (0.48 miles)

Ramada Jarvis Hemel Hempstead
Find your peaceful retreat in 6 acres of natural surroundings at the Ramada Hemel Hempstead / St Albans hotel. London Luton Airport is only 9 miles away and just 5 miles from St Albans. The ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Luton South (M1, J9) (1.82 miles)

Located just off the M1 junction 9, ideally situated for Luton, Dunstable, St Albans and Harpenden and set on the gateway to London and Milton Keynes. Families visiting can be accommodated in our interconnecting rooms, ... More | visit website
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Harpenden House (2.00 miles)

Harpenden House

A beautiful Grade II listed Georgian town house with a rich history set in the country Market Town of Harpenden. At the beginning of the 19th Century it was used as a 'School for young ... More | visit website

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Glen Eagle Manor Hotel (2.04 miles)

Glen Eagle Manor Hotel

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Beautifully situated in the 'garden town' of Harpenden. This attractive hotel retains the ambiance of a welcoming Victorian town house. The hotel has high levels of service, excellent cuisine and attention to ... More

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Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1 (3.35 miles)

Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1

The Hemel Hempstead M1 J8 hotel is perfectly located for business and leisure guests. You’ll find it easy to reach the hotel from the M1 and M25 and it’s just a mile away from The ... More | visit website

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Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa (3.45 miles)

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Set amid 1065 acres of rolling English countryside, including a 50 acre lake landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown, Luton Hoo offers unrivalled prestige and history, having once accommodated Queen Elizabeth II.
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St Michael's Manor (3.69 miles)

St Michael

St Michael's Manor is a four star, privately owned and run hotel close to the centre of the ancient Roman city of St Albans, and set in five acres of beautiful English country gardens, surrounding ... More | visit website

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White Hart Hotel (4.13 miles)

White Hart Hotel

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Located in the centre of old St. Albans The White Hart hotel is an historic 600 year old coaching inn. Opposite the world famous Abbey, we are close to the ... More

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Comfort Hotel - St Albans (4.18 miles)

Comfort Hotel - St Albans

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Retaining many Edwardian features but totally redesigned for the modern era, this hotel offers a good combination of value and quality in the heart of St. Albans. The hotel is located in ... More

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Ardmore House Hotel (4.21 miles)

Ardmore House Hotel
The Ardmore House Hotel is a charming Edwardian Residence with Victorian Annex; both of which have been tastefully converted to provide relaxing and comfortable accommodation within a Residents Only environment.Situated in a pleasant residential area ... More | visit website

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