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St Mary's Church

High St, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AE, UK

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About St Mary's Church

Home to one of the tallest church spires in Europe, this historic church once played host to King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. . Built more than 850 years ago, St Mary’s is topped by one of the highest spires in Europe and is said to house secret tunnels. The building is cruciform in shape, with a chancel (the first part to be built), a nave, south and north transepts, and a tower. A spire, one of the tallest in Europe, was added in the 14th century with a total height of 200 feet.



Attractions near St Mary's Church

Gadebridge Park0.31km from St Mary's Church

Gadebridge Park is an urban park in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire,Situated on the northern edges of Hemel Hempstead and is Dacorum's principal park. The park is divided into two main areas, separated by the Leighton Buzzard Road, with a total area of about 32 hectares. It has a large interactive play area suitable for a wide age range. It boasts a host of features, including climbing frames, slides, swings and so more.

The Snow Centre1.81km from St Mary's Church

This new indoor recreational facility is in the heart of the local Bennetts End community in Hemel Hempstead and provides 10,500m² of floorspace made up of 7,400m² of indoor ski slopes, 2,300m² of amenity space and 800m² of retail space on a site of approximately 2.99ha. Hosting a range of skiing and snowboarding lessons for adults and children from 3 years old, lift passes, freestyle sessions and the ultimate sledging experience there is something for everyone to have a great day out!

Frogmore Paper Mill2.33km from St Mary's Church

Frogmore Paper Mill is the world’s oldest mechanised paper mill, the birthplace of paper’s industrial revolution. Now operated by a conservation charity, Frogmore is both a working paper mill and a heritage visitor experience. There was a small, but very interesting, museum where, when on a tour, you are able to make a sheet of paper.

The Nickey Line3.64km from St Mary's Church

Approximately 7 miles long, the Nickey Line footpath and cycleway in Hertfordshire is a former railway line.  The Nickey Line now forms a pleasant green corridor, a footpath and a cycleway, forming part of the National Cycle Network, providing attractive countryside and woodland walks, as well as a traffic-free route to school or work. The route is approximately seven miles long.

Frithsden Vineyard4.32km from St Mary's Church

Frithsden Vineyard is a boutique English vineyard and winery set in the foothills of the Chilterns. It is situated a few miles north of Berkhamsted, near the beautiful Ashridge Estate. The vineyard runs a terrace cafe from March to mid-November, Weds-Sun 11am - 5 pm. You can also book tours and tastings and from June-August the vineyard has special evenings where you can have a short tour, tasting, and then enjoy a meal.

Amaravati Buddhist Monastery4.99km from St Mary's Church

Amaravati is a Theravada Buddhist monastery situated at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south-east England. It is near the Hertfordshire village of Great Gaddesden.  Its chief priorities are the training and support of a resident monastic community, and the facilitation for monastic and lay people alike of the practice of the Buddha's teachings. It was located in an iconic location and is famous in this area.

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Hertfordshire is one of the home counties in southern England.  The county covers an area of 634 square miles. The county derives its name from a hart and a ford, used as the components of the county's coat of arms and of the flag. Hertfordshire County Council is based in Hertford, once the main market town.