Enjoy peace and quiet with a Hertfordshire retirement
The county of Hertfordshire has long been a quiet retreat from the city, loved for its ancient woodlands, clear chalk streams and attractive towns and villages, so with this in mind, what better place is there to kick back and relax than one of our retirement homes in Hertfordshire?
Things to do in Hertfordshire
There’s so much to enjoy in and around the county, but if you’re not familiar with the local area, here are just a few of the activities you can enjoy.
Hertfordshire is home to the Warner Bros. Studios; where the Harry Potter Film Franchise was shot. This is a must-see attraction for fans and non-fans alike, with a fascinating insight into how one of the most popular and culturally impactful film franchises of all time was filmed and brought to life; with impressive special effects, giant set-pieces and more.
The city of St Albans was an important Roman town, and the Roman Road of Watling Street still runs right through the county. Today, St Albans is a vibrant and attractive city with a magnificent cathedral, excellent shopping, museums and places to eat and drink, all easily accessible from our retirement villages in Hertfordshire.
With rolling countryside, miles of footpaths and striking views, Hertfordshire is the perfect location for an active retirement. Visit the National Trust’s Ashridge Estate, with over 5000 acres of countryside to enjoy, or the beautiful Fairlands Valley Park, boasting over 20 acres of open water across four linked lakes, woodland, grassland, and more.
Hertfordshire is also home to historical and cultural landmarks to visit. Some of the best include Hatfield House, which was once the home of Queen Elizabeth I, the ruins of Berkhamsted Castle and much more. The rural retreat that is Hertfordshire, combined with the comfort and tranquillity of your new Hertfordshire retirement home, will be sure to bring you a happy retirement.
Your Hertfordshire Retirement Home
All of our Hertfordshire retirement homes will provide you with everything you need to enjoy your new lifestyle. Whether you’re socialising with the other residents in the communal Owners’ Lounge or relaxing with a good book in the gardens, you’ll always feel at home with one of our retirement apartments.
The facilities at your Hertfordshire retirement apartment are second to none, and your dedicated Lodge Manager means there’s always a familiar face nearby to answer any questions you may have. You’ll be located close to shops, doctor’s surgeries, banks, bakers, butchers and all of the other conveniences you would expect to find in a county like Hertfordshire. Click below to view a list of available apartments, flats and homes for sale.
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To find out more about our retirement developments in the nearby area, you can view the individual properties, or contact our friendly team to have a discussion about your specific requirements.
News & Lifestyle in Hertfordshire
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.
Eileen Durkin and her husband moved to Dovehouse Lodge from a four-bedroom house, which they felt was too large for their needs. Keen to stay in their local area to be near to her daughter, the couple moved in soon after the development was completed.
After a successful planning appeal, Churchill has been granted planning permission to build 45 brand new independent living retirement apartments at 11 The Village in Wigginton.