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Where the city ends & the country begins

With over 400 years of history, just a stone’s throw from modern day London, Hatfield Park invites you to escape into the past and enjoy a perfect day out. Join us for the new season, from 2nd April – 25th September and discover what Hatfield Park had to offer.

Woodland Walks & Park
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Restaurant
Open
Stable Yard
Open
West Garden
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Hatfield House
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The House

Enjoy a house steeped in history, built by Robert Cecil, in the grounds where Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood...
The House - Hatfield House

The House

Enjoy a house steeped in history, built by Robert Cecil, in the grounds where Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood...
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The Gardens

The Gardens date from the early 17th Century, when Robert Cecil employed John Tradescant the Elder to collect plants from all over Europe for his new home...
The Gardens - Hatfield House

The Gardens

The Gardens date from the early 17th Century, when Robert Cecil employed John Tradescant the Elder to collect plants from all over Europe for his new home...
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The Park

Hatfield House forms the centrepiece of the largest private estate in Hertfordshire, with the woodlands covering an extensive spread across the county. There are three walks of varying lengths marked in the Park for visitors to enjoy...
The Park - Hatfield House

The Park

Hatfield House forms the centrepiece of the largest private estate in Hertfordshire, with the woodlands covering an extensive spread across the county. There are three walks of varying lengths marked in the Park for visitors to enjoy...
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Archives & Collection

Many of the documents at Hatfield House have been here since they were created. We hold documents and collections of local, national and international significance...
Archives  & Collection - Hatfield House

Archives & Collection

Many of the documents at Hatfield House have been here since they were created. We hold documents and collections of local, national and international significance...
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The History

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years....
The History - Hatfield House

The History

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years....
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The Old Palace

The Old Palace was built around 1485 by the Bishop of Ely, John Morton. Henry VIII acquired the Palace from the Bishop of Ely in 1538 and used it as a nursery for his three children...
The Old Palace - Hatfield House

The Old Palace

The Old Palace was built around 1485 by the Bishop of Ely, John Morton. Henry VIII acquired the Palace from the Bishop of Ely in 1538 and used it as a nursery for his three children...