Historically, the town is known for Hatfield House, which was the hub of the old town and home to the Marquess of Salisbury.

It is also famous for the former British Aerospace site, which housed an impressive aircraft design and manufacturing industry and was a major source of local employment.

Now home to the University of Hertfordshire there is a vibrant blend of students in the town and is popular with buy to lets, and known locally for its residence affordable housing for those that either work in the area or commute in to London.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside and equally attractive villages with their local pubs, & eateries.