Hemel Hempstead is a town located within Hertfordshire, England. There are a number of fantastic attractions within the town, many of which are of great historical significance.
These include the remains of Roman villa farming settlements that have been found at Boxmoor and Gadebridge which span the entire period of Roman Britain. Hemel is famous for its "Magic Roundabout", correctly known as the Moor End roundabout, which is an interchange at the end of the new town where traffic from six routes meets.
Traffic is able to circulate in both directions around what appears to be a main central roundabout with the normal rules applying at each of the six mini-roundabouts encircling this central reservation. There are a number of walks and outdoor attractions around Hemel Hempstead, as well as a number of public houses and restaurants in the area. There are also a number of accommodation choices both in and around the town.
Verulamium Museum, St Michaels, St Albans AL3 4SW (01727) 751810
Located in St Albans, just five miles from Hemel Hempstead, the Verulamium Museum celebrates the period in history when St Albans was a major Roman City.
Tours include recreated Roman rooms, interactive exhibits and historical artefacts such as some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean.