Lemsford Links

St John's Church

Our friendly church is prominently located in the village of Lemsford, Hertfordshire. Members of our lively congregation live in Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield and elsewhere in the surrounding area.

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St John's School

Our school is situated in attractive grounds behind Lemsford Church.  It has a large playground with a variety of play equipment and a large playing field. We have a conservation area and visiting wildlife enrich the outdoor environment.

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Lemsford Local History Group

The Lemsford Local History Group, formed in 2001, is interested in all aspects of the history and the people of this area - both ancient and modern. We welcome correspondence from anyone who shares this interest.

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For information about our parish map Click here.

For more information about Great North Road Click here.

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Lemsford Springs

Lemsford Springs is a small nature reserve on the edge of Lemsford. The area it covers is 3.7 hectares, and is a habitat for water birds as it does not freeze in winter weather. It has a new hide from which herons, water rail, snipe and the green sandpiper, kingfishers, mandarin ducks and grey wagtails can be seen. The reserve also provides relaxing walks and includes the River Lea which runs by the side of the water cress beds, nesting kestrels, flowering plants.

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History Of Lemsford Springs.

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Events in Lemsford




Lemsford Services

Below  are links to pages to information about services in and around the village. Contact us today with any service information you want to see on our website.


Lemsford Snippets

If you have any interesting snippets about village life which you would like to include on the above page please contact us at info@lemsfordvillage.co.uk


Click here to find a selection of reports from recent events and local interest articles.


You can also post personal announcements or to advertise any items you might have for sale. Just contact us at info@lemsfordvillage.co.uk or ring Ginny on 01707 328348.




Lemsford Businesses

Our small village provides the home for small and large businesses from our friends at the Mill, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays to smaller businesses like Tony Tuttons computerlessons4you.



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Meet the village

Welcome to Lemsford village the heart of the village is its residents.




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A Year In Lemsford

From Aprils Easter Egg hunt up to the December Christmas party including our Fete, Duck Race, Village BBQ find out what goes on in Lemsford.



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The Long Arm and Short Arm

The Long Arm and Short Arm was originally a cottage and blacksmith’s shop and dates from 1734. In 1929 with the license renewed the beer house was knocked down a larger building was built by the McMullens brewery which is still standing and still owned by McMullens serving fine ales and food.

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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn a free house which has a reputation for its food and guest ales. The first mention of an ale house is in 1717. Due to the OFT in the late 1970s decree that no brewery should have a monopoly they were obliged to release ‘The Sun’ to Ind Coope. A popular local for the village and surrounding area.

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Lemsford FC  

With a football club that has been giving pleasure to players and spectators for over 100 years. Lemsford in one of the county’s oldest football clubs, offering social facilities for up to 500 players, officers, sponsors, and supporters.

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The Lemsford Old People’s Welfare

The Lemsford Old People’s Welfare provides various social functions throughout the year for the over 60’s. During the summer months there is an afternoon tea and and coach outings to the seaside or places of interest. At the end of the year there is a splendid Christmas Luncheon with live entertainment.


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Emma Austin Garden Designs

Emma Austin who has her own garden design company  and has RHS andCity & Guilds certificates in plants, planting design and garden design kindly writes for Lemsford News in a popular article called ‘Emma’s Hints & tips’

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The Howard Bowmen Archery Club

The Howard Bowmen Archery Club was formed in 1961 and our indoor/outdoor venue is located in Lemsford near Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire. Primarily participating in target archery, the club benefits from having its own field and indoor range so our established members have access seven days a week 365 days a year.

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The Flydressers Guild Herts Branch

The Flydressers Guild Herts Branch (part of the Flydressers Guild main organisation) was formed over 35 years ago to further the interests of fly anglers who either tied, or were interested in fly tying / fly dressing and tying their own flies. Meetings are held twice monthly between September and June at the Village Hall in Lemsford, nr Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

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Brocket Hall Golf Club

Take 540 acres in the grounds of one of Britain's most historic stately homes. Add two Championship 18-hole golf courses, a magnificently equipped Clubhouse and the Palmerston Golf Academy Brocket Hall Golf Club is a golfer's dream and a unique and private refuge from a hectic world.

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Brocket Hall

Brocket Hall is one of England’s finest stately homes with a long and intriguing history. It's fine architecture, oil paintings and antique furnishings make Brocket Hall the ultimate destination for both corporate and private events, all of which can be combined with golf on two of the South of England's finest Championship golf courses and the Palmerston Golf Academy.

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The History of Brocket Hall.



Hertfordshire Action on Disability

Edna is famous for her fund raising events ‘The Easter Egg hunt’ and ‘Jazz on the Island’. The money she raises is for the great cause ‘ Hertfordshire Action on Disability’ or HAD which Celebrated  its 50th Year last year.

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To view Easter Egg Hunt Click here.

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This is a directory of the online services we provide on our website. These include making applications, reporting faults, renewing library items and much more. If you would like to find out about the full range of information covered by the website click below.

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Cinema & Theatre

Lemsford has no cinema or theatre in the village but is close to several theatres and cinemas. Links below




Sports around Lemsford village



The website of the world famous Brocket Babies

8,338 Brocket Babies were born within the safety of the walls of Brocket Hall, and in the peace of the countryside. Brocket Hall was used by the City of London Maternity Hospital before and after the destruction by enemy action of the in patient section of that hospital in London EC1. This website was created to allow those who were born, gave birth, or who worked at Brocket Hall to share the events of those times and to make contact with each other. 


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Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays’ base in the UK is at the stunning site of Lemsford Mill near Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire.

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H.J. Brown Historian

Herbert John Brown, his father was a London policeman. Both parents came from Hertfordshire, his mother,Emma Brown (nee Adams ) 1881-1974 came from Hertingfordbury, near Hertford. His Father was born at St Pauls Walden, but spent most of his young life at Cromer Hyde, where his father Alfred Henry Brown 1867--1943, was a gamekeeper for Lord Mount Stephen of Brocket. To enjoy his many articles about Brocket and surrounding areas.

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