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Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines houses and investment

Why Buy-To-Let?

Any investment that promises a decent return is likely to be accompanied by some degree of risk. Property, especially in this part of the country, is arguably the safest option. Does that make buy-to-let the obvious choice for people with access to money or credit? If so, how do they get started? Context The proportion […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines patio picture spread

Get a Perfect Patio

With longer, warmer evenings, the next few months will mean more time spent in the garden. And if you want to sit and relax in style, you’ll need to give some thought to your patio. There are many things to consider when planning a patio, not least of which is where best to put it. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Get ready for the beach

Hit the Beach!

The holiday season is upon us. With it comes the thought of the beach or the pool-side – but if that fills you with dread, never fear. We’ve asked local experts for diet and fitness tips as well as beauty advice to give you that beach-ready glow. Eating right If you only have a few […]

Living Magazines Weston Turville reservoir

Weston Turville Reservoir

The reservoir is about 0.5 miles south of Weston Turville on the lane towards Wendover. It was created in 1797/8 to compensate the mill-owners who were left high and dry when the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal took the water on which their machinery depended. As a practical proposition it had a limited […]

Tring Living Magazine The Greyhound Restaurant

The Greyhound in Wigginton

I’d been looking forward to sampling the culinary delights offered by Andy and Natilee at the Greyhound. It already has a great reputation in the area and has just been fully refurbished, inside and out, to an impressive standard. That impressive standard was certainly maintained when it came to the food. The main menu gives […]

Living Magazines Tour of Britan

Hemel greets Tour of Britain

Brandle first, Dowsett takes yellow jersey but Hemel Hempstead wins by a mile Hemel Hempstead enjoyed a day in the sun on Friday 12 September when stage 6 of the Tour of Britain reached a thrilling climax in Gadebridge Park. The longest stage of this year’s Tour reached the finishing line at about 3.30pm but […]

Tring Living Magazine Tring 700: Scene-setting

Tring 700 Scene-setting

(Many thanks to Stephan Lorenz for permission to use his outstanding artwork. You can see more of Stephan’s work at his website) 2015 marks the 700th anniversary of Tring as a market town. King Edward II, an ambiguous figure in every other respect, did the right thing by Tring with this valuable coming-of-age token on […]

Living Magazine Sally Hunter, Humprey's corner, stag, art,

Hemel Hempstead featured artist

Many thanks to local artist Sally Hunter for her fantastic stag featured on the front cover of Hemel Hempstead Living autumn 2014. See Sally’s limited edition prints at: click here! Sally is also the creator of Humphrey’s Corner click here!

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Property: A local affair

A local affair

Clare and Steve Ball love their home town and were desperate to reflect that in their growing home. It’s been a long few months since Clare and Steve decided to extend their house, but they’re finally there – and they love it! Originally the couple had planned to move to a bigger house because, as […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Accommodation Listings

Accommodation Listings

If you have friends or relatives to put up and you haven’t the room at home, these are the choices in your area. We’ve stayed at all these places – if you want a verdict, email info@livingmags.info. (The first figure is miles from the town centre.) HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Hotels Premier Inn Moor End Rd, Hemel […]

Living Magazines The Grand Union in Hemel Hempstead

The Grand Union in Hemel Hempstead

The Grand Union Canal has been adding to the life of Hemel Hempstead for more than 200 years. Originally an industrial artery, in the 21st century it gives us a distinctive set of leisure options. The stretch through Hemel Hempstead makes a pleasant and not especially demanding walk of about 4 miles from Bourne End […]