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Ashwell, Hertfordshire

 Welcome to a Thriving Community for over 1000 Years


This is the web site of an active village and shows the breadth of the community at work and leisure.  Browse around to see the sights and visit the linked sites of the businesses and organisations.

Ashwell is a picturesque village in north Hertfordshire some 45 miles from the centre of London and a few miles from the A1(M) motorway.  It nestles on the chalk scarp on the spring line.  The springs, to be found in the village, are one of the sources of the River Cam.

The Springs, from a drawing by Colin Barker

The 15th ASHWELL BOOK WEEKEND will be held on SATURDAY, 4TH OCTOBER from 10.00am - 5.00pm and on SUNDAY, 5TH OCTOBER from 2.00-5.00pm in ST MARY'S CHURCH, ASHWELL.  Entrance 1. Children under 16 free.

The Parish Council currently has three vacancies and invites applications to fill these by co-option. Click here for further details.

For details of village organisations and clubs, local businesses and services see the
Ashwell Yearbook  (button on left).  Contents on page 1 and Directory pages 86-88.