Tag: chilterns market town
Tring in Spring
Tring Park is a vast green space that merges comfortably with the market town of Tring, in the northern Chilterns. I am regular visitor to Tring Park where I take Leo and meet with friends to walk. This spring, I have been exploring new routes around the 260 acres, and have discovered paths tucked away…
People Watching in Purple
Not just for old ladies, these fields of Chilterns lavender will delight almost everyone. This, the northernmost town in the Chilterns, is probably the least well known of our market towns. In existence since at least the eighth century, Hitchin is one of the oldest towns in the county of Hertfordshire. Much sought after as…
George Alexander Gratton
This tale is full of contradiction, cruelty and the absurd; of a young ‘fanciful child of nature’ bought by a showman to exhibit to the public until his death and lavish funeral in a shared vault in a church in Marlow.