A little bit of background information about Harpenden!
With a populaition no more than 30,000 people, Harpenden is a closely nit town that has the amazing benefit of excellent transportation channels. This, partnered with the lovely community you can experience when living in the area makes for an affluent atmostphere and lovely town.
Like many towns across Hertfordshire, there are possible links suggesting that Romans inhabited the town a long time ago. This adds to the cultural experience you get when visiting the town and makes for an all the more interesting place.
According the Harpenden Wikipedia page, the town is home to a wide spread but relatively unknown idustry of straw weaving!
The railway station and regular bus schedule makes accessing the area and getting to key locations outside of it very convenient. With transport links to bigger Hertfordshire places such as St Albans and Hatfield, this is one of the reasons that Harpenden is such an affluent area. Part of this includes the transportation to and from the major English airports.
The small town features many luxury and high end shops as well as any convenience stores/super markets that you could ever need. All local ammeneties are catered for including charity shops, banks, restuarants and commerical chains such as large supermarkets.
This town is home to beautiful country landscapes, stunning articheture and a whole host of wildlife. If you are looking for a mix of the urban lifestyle with convenience with the tranquil and peaceful countryside setting then this could just be the place for you.
The area offers an excellent selection of schools for children of all ages including a number of quality secondary schools. This town presents brilliant opportunities for your childrens development with a range of local activities and clubs that they can join as well.
The above factors play a part in making Harpenden such a lovely place to live, all of them combinend makes it into a beautiful and peaceful town where you will be welcomed with open arms. We believe that you will find everything you need here, and feel right at home in no time! For more information on the area we recommend visiting the towns Wikipedia page or the town councils website!