Welcome to the Hemel Old Town website, where you will find details of pubs, restaurants and other businesses located along the High St.
The High Street has a community atmosphere and is a unique shopping experience featuring many specialty shops and services. Visitors and can soak up the Victorian, Georgian and Tudor architecture in a street described as “the prettiest street in Hertfordshire”.
Hemel Hempstead Old town boasts a diverse selection of specialist shops including fine art, antiques, giftware, furniture, print and sign writing, angling supplies, soft furnishing, bicycles and hair and beauty salons. There is also a guitar and music shop, off license and general stores. You can also drink in the atmosphere of the Old Town in any of the period pubs and enjoy the varied menus that cater for all palates in the numerous restaurants and eateries along the High Street.
The Town Hall
Looking towards the Churchyard from the Old Town
Top of the Old Town
View towards the park
Old Town hemel Hempstead, featuring local businesses, Restaurants and pubs
The Old town Hemel Hempstead, is steeped in history and intrigue. From stories of monks fleeing through secret tunnels associated with St.Marys Church, The Bell and The Olde Kings arms, to various rumours of King Henry the Eighth staying at one or two of the local taverns, to accounts of ghostly apparitions being seen around or within the older buildings, the Old town certainly contains a lot of interest and conjecture.
For a quick historical look at the Old town Hemel Hempstead click here:- Hemel Hempstead Old Town