Potters Bar, in the far south of the county, near the junction of the A1(M) and M25 at South Mimms. With its excellent road links and good rail routes to London, Potters Bar is a popular location for commuters.
The settlement dates back to Roman times and exhibits at the Potters Bar Museum include artifacts from a Roman tile kiln. It was this association with pottery industry that gave the town its name.
The rapid growth of the Potters Bar into an attractive commuter town dates from the arrival of the railway in 1850.
The town has a good selection of restaurants and pubs and the Wyllyott Theatre provides entertainment throughout the year.
Just north of the town, near Brookmans Park, stands the famous Royal Verterinary College.
Hatfield House 4.5 miles One of England's finest Jacobean houses.
de Havilland Aircraft Centre 3.5 miles See these fantastic historic aircraft.
Mill Green Mill and Museum 5.3 miles A lovely watermill with a museum next door.
St Albans Organ Museum and Theatre 6.0 miles An excellent collection of rare mechanical instruments.
Aldenham Country Park 6.2 miles Enjoy days out in the countryside.
Paradise Wildlife Park 6.5 miles One of the county's top family attractions.
Towns Near Potters Bar To Visit - straight line distance:Borehamwood (4.01 miles) Hatfield (4.84 miles) Cheshunt (6.78 miles) Waltham Cross (6.87 miles)