Hertfordshire Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens

Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others), many with brief details of disabled access.


Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Hertfordshire Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.


We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

Artshed - contemporary arts venue, creative skills centre, gallery, studio, workshops, exhibitions - Ware - Disabled access / facilities please see the website

Benington Lordship Gardens - (Limited opening) 7 acres, mix of formal and informal planting, plant collections, spring snowdrop walk, August Chilli Festival, Georgian Manor House, remains of a Norman Castle - Ware - Very restricted Disabled access please see the website

Capel Manor Gardens - 30 acres, over 60 gardens and landscapes, Georgian Manor House, Victorian Stables, Japanese Garden, Italianate Maze - Disabled access / facilities, paths are gravel, tarmac or stone and most of the gardens are accessible to wheelchair users including our Sensory garden, please see the website

Frogmore Paper Mill - hands on visitor experience, paper making, printing - we have no disabled access info for this site

Hatfield House Park and Gardens - Jacobean house, built by Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, completed in 1611, stately home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury, orchards, fountains, terrace and herb gardens - Disabled access / facilities - some restrictions, please see the website

Knebworth House - Home of the Lytton family since 1490, house, gardens, park, dinosaur trail - Nr Stevenage - Disabled access / facilities but some restrictions, please see the access statement on the website

Mill Green Museum - is an 18th Century, working, water powered flour mill, with small galleries and exhibitions displaying local artefacts - Hatfield - we have no disabled access info for this site

Myddelton House and Gardens - former home of Edward Augustus Bowles, Carp lake, Victorian Conservatory, Kitchen Garden, Visitor Centre, 6 acres - we have no disabled access info for this site

Perry Green - (Limited opening) The former home of sculptor Henry Moore. house, studio, sculpture park, 70 acres and pub. The estate includes his home 'Hoglands', and workshops and gallery space, sculptures and drawings - , nr Much Hadham - we have no disabled access info for this site

Shaws Corner - Edwardian villa and garden, 3.5 acres, former home of the playright George Bernard Shaw, is a National Trust property, near Welwyn - Restricted Disabled access, please see the website

St Albans Cathedral - Historic, Romanesque style cthedral church, climb the 193 steps to the top of the Norman Tower and roof, take a tour - Disabled access and facilities but see website


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