For a peaceful and enchanting retirement lifestyle, Hertfordshire is second to none. With its gorgeous forest land and countryside, Hertfordshire is amongst the most beautiful areas in the UK, with a wealth of areas to explore and walk through during your retirement. The stunning visuals on display in Hertfordshire have also made it an ideal spot for art and culture to thrive, with many film sets basing their productions here.
With easy access to London, our retirement homes in Hertfordshire offer a change of pace for those who crave more activity in their retirement. The lively city of St Albans is host to a selection of shops and historical buildings, helping to make your retirement as entertaining as it is relaxing.
Gorgeous Parks and Forests
Hertfordshire’s main attraction has to be its acres of ancient woodlands and countryside, and our retirement homes in Hertfordshire ensure that a pleasant nature walk is only moments away. Heartwood Forest is surrounded by beautiful bluebells, while Verulamiam Park offers wide open spaces and peaceful lakes filled with ducks.
As well as its sweeping countryside, Hertfordshire’s towns and buildings are truly impressive, and are all easily accessible from our retirement homes. For history buffs, The St Albans Cathedral is a magnificent building that has been around since the 8th century, and you can also visit stately homes like The Grove and Hatfield House, once the home of Queen Elizabeth I.
If you have a new-found passion for shopping in retirement, Hertfordshire has a selection of different shops to meet your needs. Hertfordshire’s market towns have a mixture of independent shops and boutiques, and you can also pursue a high-street bargain in St Albans and Watford.
Art and Culture
Looking to use your retirement to engage with your creative side? Hertfordshire is a hub of art and culture, whether you want to gaze at artworks at the Henry Moore Foundation, or tour the famous Elstree Film Studios. Hertfordshire’s lush surroundings have made it a choice spot for film sets like Harry Potter.