Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, just 21 miles north of London, is a fine Jacobean House and Garden in a spectacular countryside setting.
Built by Robert Cecil, Ist Earl of Salisbury and Chief Minister to King James I from 1607 to 1611. There is a marvellous collection of pictures, furnishings and historic armour on display The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years, one of England's foremost political families.
Also enjoy Stable Yard where a wide range of shops can be enjoyed, from antiques, to music, to the traditional gift shop. Then refresh yourself at the Coach House Restaurant.
Or take a stroll around Hatfield Park Farm. Here you will see traditional and rare breeds of farm animal. Then finish the day in Bloody Hollow, the adventure playground that boasts its very own replica of Hatfield House.
Members of Mandy who have worked for Hatfield House