Hitchin and North Hertfordshire, UK Community

Hitchin and North Hertfordshire, UK

Welcome to the Hitchin HU Community
covering North Hertfordshire, including Letchworth Garden City, Baldock and Stevenage.

Scenes from Hitchin and Letchworth
 

The historic North Hertfordshire market town of Hitchin is situated just a couple of miles west of the A1(M) around 30 miles north of London, and only about 20 minutes from Junction 12 of the M1.


To the north east are the towns of Baldock and Letchworth (the world's first "Garden City", where you'll find the world's very first roundabout!). To the south east lies Stevenage, which has become famous recently for being the home of F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton.

If you're coming to tour the UK, the London Airports or south coast sea ports are likely to feature in your plans. Hitchin, or one of its neighbouring towns, could be an ideal stop-over point either when you first arrive and are heading north, or as you head south before departing again.

Get in touch with us if you'd like advice about the local area, including the best routes north and west, if you need a place to stay or if you want to meet and chat with fellow travellers over a beer.

Useful Local Links and Resources:


 

 



Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Services and get your HU $15 discount!

 

Member login

Are you an Overland Adventure Traveller?

Does the smell of spices wafting through the air make you think of Zanzibar, a cacophony of honking horns is Cairo, or a swirl of brilliantly patterned clothing Guatemala? Then this is the site for you!
Hosted by Grant and Susan Johnson, RTW 1987-1998

HU DVD Spring Special!

Buy the Achievable Dream Collectors Set and get Road Heroes Part 1 Free!

Achievable Dream - The Whole Enchilada!

Cooped up indoors in crap weather? Binge watch over 20 hours of inspiring, informative and entertaining stories and tips from 150 t