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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Tennis Court
“This is a historic house, where Queen Elizabeth first lived as a child. They also host a wide range of events with cafes and shops.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Also a large shopping and entertainment area for Resturants / cafes cinema ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“It's absolutely lovely to walk/jog/cycle along the River Lea, south will take past Here East full of bars & restaurants down to Hackney Wick & all its breweries, you can cut through the canals at Victoria Park that will take you to Kings Cross then on to Camden.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Premise
“A stunning Jacobean house set in parkland; this is where the future Elizabeth I spent her childhood. As well as its great history it has a children’s play area and farm”
  • 1 local recommends
Gastropub
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“Popular pub and eaterie, within walking distance of the farm. This is a pleasant walk primarily along public footpaths, cutting through farm and woodland. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Go for the multi-seed or white sourdough and try not to buy a cake. They also do a great range of pre-order birthday cakes. But they use way too much plastic bag, glove and other packaging.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Indian Restaurant
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“Very tasty indian food served in a cosy little restaurant. They claim food is always fresh. They curries contain 100% natural ingredients and no use of processed meats, bulking agents, preservatives, artificial colourings or flavourings.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A choice of three very comfortable cinemas, showing latest releases. Special events on selected evenings. Films shown throughout the day. Great exhibition space, Humphrey's snack bar/drinks. Comfortable seating in large open indoor space.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Outlet Mall
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“9 screens. Surrounded by restaurants of many varieties. All under one roof. 6 minutes walk away, if that!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Tunnel through time to the world of the Romans - with a visit to Welwyn Roman Baths. You can't take a hot bath any more - the boiler went out about 1,800 years ago when the Romans left! But you can see some fascinating remains which have survived from their time. Learn about how the Romans liked to relax with an elegant culture of bathing, and admire their creativity and style. The bath house remains are a scheduled ancient monument and were once part of a fine villa. Also on display are archaeological finds from the Welwyn area and an exhibition devoted to the history of the site, which was uncovered during the 1960s and 70s ”
  • 1 local recommends