Things to do in Hertfordshire

Our most recommended things to do in Hertfordshire

Harry Potter Family Package with Transfers from London

1. Harry Potter Family Package with Transfers from London

Enjoy a wizardly adventure at Warner Bros. Studios, set in the leafy county of Hertfordshire on the outskirts of London. Choose from multiple coach transfers from central London, and journey to the home of Firebolts, chocolate frogs, and Polyjuice potions. Get up-close-and personal to the spell-bounding sets of the Harry Potter movies. See iconic props and the costumes worn by Harry, Ron, and Hermione. Discover some of Hogwarts’s best kept secrets, including fun facts and trivia about the special effects and animatronics. You’ll have about 4 hours to explore all the sets, props, and studio gift shop. Get a family photo taken at your favorite filming locations, such as the impressive Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office, and the Gryffindor common room. Walk down the cobblestoned Diagon Alley and picture the local witches and wizards as you pass Ollivander's, Flourish and Blotts, and Eeylops Owl Emporium. With this special family package (2 adults and 2 children) you can also visit Platform 9¾ and ride the Hogwarts Express! Relive the magic of Harry’s trips to Hogwarts by posing with a luggage trolley right before it disappears through the wall. Top off your Hogwarts Express adventure in a train-themed souvenir shop and load up on goodies inspired by your favorite Harry Potter films. After you've had your fill of frothy Butterbeer, and have tried your hand at riding a broomstick, it’s time to board the bus back to London. Check out the studio shop to find some souvenirs before you head back to the world of Muggles…

Letchworth Garden City: Historical City Exploration Game

2. Letchworth Garden City: Historical City Exploration Game

Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Letchworth Garden City's center while playing a mobile-based quest with your friends and family. Solve clues and discover the fascinating history behind the world's first Garden City. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you back in time to learn about the origins of how the city pioneered a revolutionary new way of living and working, along with an unsolved mystery that still bemuses locals today. Unlock the secret stories of the places you visit as you solve the problem and guess the answers. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace. Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.

London: Elton John Private Taxi Tour

3. London: Elton John Private Taxi Tour

Take a four-hour Elton John taxi tour of sites linked with his rise to stardom. Enjoy a private tour as you see places where important milestones in his life took place. Find out more about the artist, like where his first paid gig took place. Start at the iconic venue where Elton played and crowned his rise to the top of the rock world. Explore the places he knew in his hometown of Pinner to find out more about Elton’s early life, and his relationship with his parents and grandparents. Hear about Elton’s innate ability to play the piano and how his love for rock and roll developed. Pass by old hangouts and see some of the locations where he made his first performances. Snap a photo by the plaque that commemorates his first paid gig. See the world-famous Abbey Road Studio where Elton recorded and get a picture of the famous zebra crossing. Finish the tour with a stop at the Royal College of Music which Elton is a benefactor of today. Listen to trivia and anecdotes about Elton, and hear some of his best-loved songs.

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