Historic Hitchin

Historic Hitchin

Hitchin is a gem of a market town.

With beautiful buildings and a parish church built by wealthy wool merchants this town is worthy of a visit.

Our walking tour explores its history and uncovers its importance as an archaeological site. Hitchin had two priories – fragments of which still survive. Elizabeth I boasted of her Hitchin grapes – hops. And in more recent times it was well known for its lavender.

There is some much to see you might like to spend a day here. You can extend your visit with a trip to the local museums.

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