The Hertford and Ware Flyer
The Hertford and Ware Flyer brings you all the Hertford news from the community and also events. And reports from local clubs, groups and societies from the market town of Ware.
The free magazine in Hertford and Ware is delivered to homes and businesses throughout the area. And, you can also collect copies from a wide range of outlets covering surrounding areas like Stanstead Abbotts.
The historic riverside towns of Hertford and Ware boast a wealth of independent shops from jewellery to antiques. Also, homeware and independent food and drink venues.
They each have a thriving environment of art, culture and sport which includes libraries, Hertford museum, Ware museum, theatres and arts centres. Also, leisure centres including Fanshawe Pool and Gym and Hartham Leisure Centre. And sports clubs including St Margaretsbury Tennis Club in nearby Stanstead Abbotts. The Hertford and Ware Flyer will be bring you Hertford news from the community as well as news from the Ware community.
Both towns have tourist information centres, Found at Hertford Castle, Ware Priory and Ware Priory Lido. Also making Hertford and Ware great places to live.
The county town of Hertford, formerly a major market town for corn and other agricultural produce. And has regular markets, farmers markets and seasonal street food markets. The town centre is largely a conservation area and there is a Heritage Trail which highlights buildings with historic importance.
Historic Ware could claim to be the premier malting town in England, where the malting industry dominated from the 17th century (the last malthouse in Ware closed in 1994). This was influenced by its position and transport to London on the River Lea. The town’s many historic buildings include The Priory. Along with Scott’s Grotto , the largest grotto in the UK, built by the 18thcentury poet John Scott. And the famous 18th and early 19th century gazebos situated on the bank of the River Lea. Ware also holds a regular town market.
Both the towns and their surrounding villages have a thriving community spirit, with many schools, churches and voluntary organisations. This strong sense of community will be shared throughout the pages of The Hertford and Ware Flyer.