About City

Letchworth Garden City located in Hertfordshire, England is the world’s first garden city with a population of approximately 34,000. Letchworth is home of the rare black squirrel and the location of the first roundabout in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1903 by Ebenezer Howard, the city took inspiration from the founder’s book “To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform”.

The Garden City merges the preservation of its nature-abundant environment and the incorporation of a modern age. It also gives importance to local and independent retailers and arts and crafts talents. The city has also distinct planning in separating different sectors such as residential and commercial. It always highlights and gives importance to its gardens and green open spaces for locals and tourists to utilize.

Immerse yourself in the richness of art and architecture seen in the city structures and local shops. Distinct red roof tiles, gables and dormer windows are some architectural qualities the city has. Children can enjoy themselves by playing in the green, open spaces and parks available for them. Enjoy a cup of coffee and different food created by independent food restaurants in the city.

The city is an accessible city, which allows children and people with disabilities to enjoy without harm, most especially the Garden City Greenway with its 13-mile distance which you can enjoy by taking a stroll, a jog, or a bike run which encircles the city. Touring around the city is not difficult because of the city’s structure that promotes walking. Parking is also not difficult because of the strategic urban planning the city has.