Lord Lister Hotel
Lord Lister Hotel


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Tel code: 01462 | code search
Postcode: SG4/SG5 | code search
Population: 30000
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Musgrave Arms
"If your idea of a great day out is an hour long wait for your lunch, warm drinks that should have been cold, cold tasteless vegetables that should have been ..." More

Lord Lister Hotel
"Good Points: very friendly welcome General review: would recommend

Date visited: 2010-02-16 ..." More

Hitchin Priory
"Good Points: Beautiful building and lovely staff. It was very quiet and we loved being able to get some history of the place whilst we were there. Bad Points: The ..." More

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Hitchin is a North Hertfordshire market town, dating back over 1000 years, flourishing due to the wool trade in the 18th century. The industrial revolution saw change and the arrival of the Great Northern Railway brought a new way of life with more opportunities for local farmers. The Corn Exchange in the square was built in response to increased grain trading but now the barley there is solely in the drinks served! This town of 30,000, with its traditional cobbled streets, has quite a few claims to fame. Arvind Parmar the tennis player, Valerie Singleton a TV presenter and other famous names were born here. St Marys parish church is the largest in Hertfordshire. In 1697 there was the most severe hailstorm in British history with hailstones of 4 inches diameter. In 1960 the local council was the first to introduce black bags for refuse collection and it is home to the summer concert festival, Rhythms of the World.. Hitchin is successful at local, regional and national level with its swimming club, aptly based on Fishponds Road! The town has developed around the River Hiz, today providing a beautiful walk from the source 1 mile away. There are many places to stay, pubs, restaurants, 2 nightclubs and the market trades on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, being the largest permanently erected outdoor market in the Southeast.


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Sun Hotel (0.24 miles)

Sun Hotel
The Sun is a traditional coaching inn which has been an important landmark of historic Hitchin since the 1500s. Today's hotel features 32 comfortable en-suite bedrooms including two feature rooms, one with a four-poster for ... More | visit website
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Hitchin Priory (0.32 miles)

Hitchin Priory

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Set in 19 acres of beautiful tranquil parkland, yet only one minutesí walk from Hitchin town square, this attractive hotel was originally a Carmelite monastery built in 1317. With carefully preserved and ... More

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Lord Lister Hotel (0.41 miles)

Lord Lister Hotel

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This refurbished hotel with free Wi-Fi was built in the late 18th century. It is located on the edge of the medieval market town of Hitchin. The charming family-run hotel has ... More

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Firs Hotel & Restaurant (0.43 miles)

Firs Hotel & Restaurant

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Conveniently located for visiting Stevenage, Letchworth, Luton and Henlow, this family-managed hotel and restaurant has easy access to the A1 (junction 8) and the M1 (junction 10). Enjoy comfortable accommodation, personal service ... More

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Letchworth Hall Hotel (2.42 miles)

Letchworth Hall Hotel

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A fine example of an English manor house, this beautiful 17th century hotel stands within 8 acres of mature landscaped grounds in Letchworth Garden City. Originally built in 1625, Letchworth Hall Hotel ... More

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Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel (2.52 miles)

Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel
We felt that the atmosphere and environment so enjoyed by our family could be experienced and enjoyed by others. We do have bigger rooms avilable, mostly in the main house, at a slightly increased cost ... More | visit website

Offley Place Country House Hotel (2.66 miles)

Offley Place Country House Hotel
Offley Place is a country house set in its own spacious grounds and built in the 17th century for Sir Richard Spencer in the pretty Hertfordshire village of Great Offley. The village of Great Offley has ... More
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Premier Inn Stevenage North (3.29 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the A1(M) and only 30 miles from London. Local attractions include historic Knebworth House, Knebworth Park and Hatfield House and Gardens. For shops and local amenities Stevenage town centre ... More | visit website
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Archways Lodge Hotel (3.78 miles)

Archways Lodge Hotel
Fully equipped with satellite TV, en suite bathroom, Scandinavian kitchen with fridge, microwave and kettle, these personalised pads really put the fun back into functional!

Internet access available in each room at Archways Lodge Hotel (this is Stevenage only), ... More | visit website
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Abbington Hotel (3.78 miles)

Abbington Hotel
Stevanage Hotel with excellent restauranrt. Excellent location near A1 with disabled access. Good access for local shopping. Very near to Heathrow and Stanstead. ... More | visit website

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