Langley is on the fringe of the late Queen Mother’s Bowes Lyon Estate, with an impressive backdrop of ancient woodland. Nearby Hitch Wood is famous locally for its beautiful bloom of bluebells in the spring months. Knebworth House and Country Park is also within easy reach.
The bustling Georgian market town of Hitchin is just 5 miles to the north. Hitchin has a vibrant market square with a café culture and abundance of restaurants and boutique style shops.
To the south are the highly regarded villages of Codicote and Welwyn. Codicote is awash with period charm and character and has local shops, pubs and sporting facilities whilst Welwyn Village dates back to Roman times and has many popular bars, restaurants and independent shops.
Welwyn Garden City offering excellent shopping and leisure facilities, including a John Lewis superstore, the Howard Shopping Centre and Gosling Sports Park is approximately 12 minutes’ drive to the south.
Excellent schooling is available nearby with Codicote C of E Primary School, Hitchin Girls’ School and Hitchin Boys’ Schools, all rated “Outstanding” by OFSTED. These schools, along with the independent schools of Kingshott, Princess Helena College and Sherrardswood, are all within a 5 mile radius of Farrier Heights.
For the commuter, Knebworth station is a short drive serving London’s Kings Cross / St Pancras in as little as 24 minutes by fast train. Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City stations also serve London’s Moorgate.
The A1(M) Junctions 6 & 7 are within easy reach and Farrier Heights is only 16 miles from the M25.
Luton airport is just 9 miles away. Heathrow and Stansted airports can also be reached in under an hour.