Discover Hertfordshire by rail with Greater Anglia this Spring

Published on: Tuesday, 9 April 2024
Last updated: Tuesday, 9 April 2024

Greater Anglia train at Hertford East station

Above: Greater Anglia train at Hertford East station. Credit: Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia is encouraging people to get out and explore Hertfordshire by train this Spring with a range of discounts.

To make it easier and even more convenient to travel by train, Greater Anglia has several great value fares available such as discounted Advance tickets, Ranger tickets and the Family & Friends Railcard.

You can save a small fortune on parking when you travel by train and avoid queues of traffic in the county’s tourist hot spots.

Here are some of the events happening in Hertfordshire in April which are accessible by train:

Harts Fest, Hertford

A free family event on 13 April, 12-4pm, to celebrate art and culture in Hertford. Browse art and craft stalls, enjoy a series of art and culture-based activities hosted by The Wonder Den, Hertford Library and Tiny T's Theatre. Plus, there will be a live programme of music, dance and theatre entertainment throughout the day.

The Castle will also be open for visitors to explore free of charge.

Ware’s The Bricks Festival

Taking place on 13 and 14 April, 11am-4pm, at Ware Priory, Ware’s The Bricks is a 2 day LEGO fan festival for all ages. Featuring displays from around the country and workshops to take part in. Tickets must be bought in advance at

Greater Anglia’s Commercial and Customer Services Director, Martin Moran, said,

“Travelling by train is cheaper than you think, and with our price promise and no booking fees, you are guaranteed to get the lowest price when you book through our website.

“Our region has so much to offer and whether it’s a trip to the city or coast, shopping or sightseeing, we are giving people more money to spend on having a great time by helping them save money on their train fare.”

Greater Anglia also offers a range of Advance fares that offer customers savings of between 60 and 70% on the standard walk-up prices, plus 2FOR1 on entry to many top attractions in London and East Anglia.

The train operator also has a range of great value fares which are available all year round, including Duo, for two people travelling together, GroupSave for people travelling in a group of three or more, a special London evening out fare for those staying overnight in the capital and a Club 50 discount for those aged 50 and over.

For the best value fares, passengers should book in advance and the earlier customers book, the more they can save.

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