Welwyn Garden City


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Tel code: 01707 | code search
Postcode: AL7 | code search
Population: 55000
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Birthplace of:
Chris Barber
Nick Faldo

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Folk Customs:
Old Man’s Day

Welwyn Garden City Events

Herts Jazz Festival

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Welwyn Garden City enjoys a world-wide reputation as one of the finest examples of modern town planning. It was built soon after the first world war by Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850 to 1928) founder of the garden city movement. The first houses were occupied in 1920. Howard's concept was to create 'satellite' towns to help ease poor and overcrowded living conditions in London. His plan was to establish Welwyn Garden City as a town with its own public services, shopping amenities, good housing and places of employment. People moving here would enjoy working and living within easy reach of the countryside and have their own garden and open space. The design for the town was by architect Louis de Soissons.

The town has developed into a thriving business centre which is the base for a number of leading companies specialising in health care, high technology, food processing and electronics.
There are excellent leisure facilities including the 126 acre Stanborough Park containing boating and sailing lakes and open-air swimming pool. The Gosling Sports Park is a superb venue for cycling, athletics, squash, tennis and bowls. It also has a ski slope and golf driving range. There is an 18 hole municipal golf course at Panshanger and the Campus West entertainment centre near the town centre has a theatre, roller skating rink and library.
As the town enters the 21st century Welwyn Hatfield Council remains committed to preserving the garden city ideal. New buildings have to conform to the original design concept of the town centre and council planners try to produce a fine balance between conservation and development. Population 55,000


Shaw's Corner
Stanborough Park
Welwyn Roman Baths


Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City *book online*

Caravan Park

Commons Wood Caravan Club Site

Care Home

Hyde Valley House


Hertfordshire Society for the Blind


Dance - Reid Scottish Dancers
Yoga - Caroline Wilson


Welwyn Hatfield Council


Dr Dunster RJ
Dr Hanak BA
Dr Lund CD
Moors Walk Surgery

Golf Club

Mill Green Golf Club
Panshanger Golf & Squash Complex
Welwyn Garden City Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

YMCA – Sports Centre


Fairway Tavern

Performing Arts

Campus West Theatre

School of Dance
Welwyn Garden City Music Society

Pub and Bar

Long & Short Arm
O Neills
The Fairway


Auberge du Lac
Long & Short Arm


Sherrardswood School


Apple Taxis


Campus West Theatre


Attimore Veterinary Hospital

Sports Clubs

Beds Fat Trax MTB Club (Cycling)
Dellcott Family Club (Tennis)
Griffith's Kempo Ju Jitsu (Martial Arts)
Hatfield Hyde CC (Cricket)

Welwyn Garden City CC (Cricket)
Welwyn Garden City Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Welwyn Garden City Sailing Club (Sailing)


Maher The Bookseller
Early Learning Centre
Time 4 Pets
Hall Grove Pharmacy
Ronald Brown
John Lewis
Professional Cookware
H Samuel
Hertfordshire Action on Disability
Bebo Coffee & Sandwich Co
Amitys Florist
Lamberts Flower Co Ltd

The Knot Garden Florists
Victoriana Gifts
The Pet & Garden Centre
J J B Sports
The Entertainer


North Road Cycling Club(Cycling)
Sports Park (Ski and Board Centre)(Snow Sports)

Places to Stay near Welwyn Garden City

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Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City (0.78 miles)

Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City
Ideally located within easy reach of the A1(M). Just a quarter of a mile from Welwyn Garden City train station, from which you can get to London within 30 minutes. Local attractions include Hatfield House, ... More | visit website
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Best Western Homestead Court Hotel (1.30 miles)

Best Western Homestead Court Hotel

Within close proximity of the A1M (junction 4), M25 (junction 23) and M1 (junction 6) motorways, this hotel sits approximately 15 minutes from North London. Located around 5 minutes from national rail links at Welwyn ... More | visit website

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Fairway Tavern (1.59 miles)

Fairway Tavern

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Enjoying a picturesque location, this property is located on Panshanger Golf Complex, with lodge style bedrooms opening out onto views of the golf course and rolling countryside. Bedrooms are smartly ... More

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White Hart Hotel (1.79 miles)

White Hart Hotel

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This beautifully refurbished 17th century coaching inn offers luxury accommodation and dining of an exceptional quality in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The White Hart offers menus and a wine list to ... More

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Quality Hotel Welwyn (2.08 miles)

Quality Hotel Welwyn
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The Quality Hotel Welwyn is ideally suited to the business traveller within a short distance from Stevenage, Welwyn, St. St.Albans, Hatfield & Watford with very close ... More
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Premier Inn Hatfield (2.61 miles)

Well positioned for Hatfield House, historic St Albans, the Galleria Outlet centre and Hatfield business park. Suitable for both business and leisure guests, the nearby train station enables direct easy access to London and Cambridge. Our ... More | visit website
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Beales Hotel (3.16 miles)

Beales Hotel

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Air conditioned throughout, with free unlimited wired internet access, Beales Hotel is a stunningly modern 4-star design hotel, where quality and service come first.

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Travelodge Hatfield Central (3.17 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Coltsfoot Country Retreat (3.40 miles)

Coltsfoot Country Retreat
Coltsfoot stands proudly in 40 acres of Hertfordshire countryside but is only 22 miles from the centre of London.

Coltsfoot is set in 40 acres of stunning Hertfordshire countryside yet only 22 miles from ... More | visit website
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The Bell Inn & Rooms (3.46 miles)

The Bell Inn & Rooms

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Should business or pleasure take you to Stevenage, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City or Hitchin, you'll find no better base. The Bell Inn country hotel is in the county of Hertfordshire. We are ... More

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