Hertfordshire is a southern England home county offering everything from wildlife parks to historic homes, sports, adventure and historic, arts and cultural experiences for the whole family. At Paradise Wildlife Park, you are able to see exotic creatures and have up-close animal experiences. The Natural History Museum at Tring offers a collection of taxidermied creatures dating to the Victorian era. Jacobean architecture is on display at Hatfield House, while Knebworth House offers distinctive Gothic architecture and is an iconic concert venue.

If you’re looking to engage in some unusual sports adventures, the Snow Centre allows you to go snow skiing in the summer on its indoor slopes. The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, or St Albans Cathedral, offers eclectic architectural styles ranging from Norman origins to Gothic and Romanesque additions. The Verulamium Museum allows you to get a look at what Roman Britain was like. For a modern family adventure, Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden offers a look at movie-making magic.

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