Despite the expansion of London and the growth of new towns, the landscape of Hertfordshire still contains open stretches of farmland and a number of stately homes.
Places of interest
With thanks to the following for the images of Hertfordshire:
High Street, Stevenage © Ben Brooksbank
Quinbury Farm, near Hay Street © Christine Matthews
High Street, Much Hadham © Christine Matthews
Spirella Building, Letchworth © John Winfield