Welwyn local area and living guide


Welwyn, not to be confused with Welwyn Garden City which is 1 mile to the south, is often referred to as Welwyn Village or Old Welwyn. The village in Hertfordshire has a population of approximately 5,000, situated on the west side of the A1(M) and 50 minutes travelling time to London by car.

Welwyn North train station is the nearest station at the village of Digswell providing links to London and York. The village dates back the Iron Age and Welwyn Roman Baths was discovered in 1960 and is located under the A1(M) protected by a steel vault after agreement by the Ministry of Transport to protect the site when they approved the new motorway. Welwyn’s amenities include two dentists, doctor’s surgery, Primary and Nursery schools and a library.

For those who enjoy sports there is the Welwyn Sports & Social Club and Welwyn Tennis Club, and the there is lots of wooded area a short distance away for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Country Properties’ Welwyn Village office is situated in the conservation area of Welwyn and was formerly an ale house. The office is open seven days a week with experienced staff always available. Parking, local shops and restaurants are all nearby.