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Watford Outward Postcode (WD)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (WD) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
Hertfordshire is a county that was traditionally made up of pastoral farmland, although some of this seems to be slowly disappearing as London continues its gradual sprawl outwards.
Nevertheless, Hertfordshire is still beautiful to travel around and offers woods and green fields at every turn as well as the stunning central town of St Albans with its Georgian architecture and glut of Roman remains.
Bordered by London to the south, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the north-east and Bedfordshire to the north, Hertfordshire is one of the UK's smallest counties but it seems to contain a disproportionate amount of England's historic heritage.
Hertford itself is packed with historic buildings and highlights include the Shire Hall in the center of town (which was designed by Robert Adam) and also the fine remains of the Norman castle, originally built to protect London from the Danish invasion.
Over in St Albans there is the spectacular St Albans Cathedral, one of the finest in the country, and the incredible Roman remains littered across the landscape from the ancient town of Roman Verulamium, one time capital of England. Other sites include Knebworth House, Hatfield House, Berkhamstead Castle and Shaw's Corner.
To get out and about in Hertfordshire you can either jump in the car and explore the seemingly endless old villages of thatched cottages and country gardens or get out on foot and experience the 166 mile Hertfordshire Way, as well as countless other cycle paths, foot paths, rivers, canals and lakes. Best of all are the beautiful Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Despite its proximity to London Hertfordshire still retains much of its original beauty and also includes one national nature reserve, 15 local nature reserves and 43 sites of special scientific interest; incredibly over half of the county is designated as 'Green Belt' land.
The Watford postcode region (WD) contains 13 unique 'outward' codes. Watford is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Watford area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Watford resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Watford postcode area.
The WD postcode includes the following local authorities:
- South Bucks
- St Albans
- Three Rivers
Local News Hertfordshire
Canary Islands sandstorm: Stranded tourists 'devastated'
A Sunderland family among the thousands of people affected say they have been given no information.BBC News
Applications invited for Herts police stop and search scrutiny panel
Volunteers interested in reviewing the effectiveness of Herts police’s stop and search powers are being invited to join the latest scrutiny panel.Herts Advertiser
Gareth Ainsworth: Wycombe Wanderers boss signs new 'long-term' deal
The longest-serving manager in the EFL - Wycombe's Gareth Ainsworth - has signed a new "long-term" contract at the club.BBC News
Police head gives full support for vigorous' stop and search policy
Our county’s police and crime commissioner has spoken of his support for a “vigorous” stop and search policy in the county, as latest figures indicate knife crime is on the rise in H&hellipHerts Advertiser
Coronavirus: Wuhan Britons end quarantine as cruise passengers isolate
The 118 evacuees leave after 14 days, as 30 others from a virus-hit cruise ship begin their isolation.BBC News
Two Ronnies 'Four Candles' sketch recreated in 280-year-old shop
Local residents want to "shine a light" on the hardware shop with the "Four Candles" sketch.BBC News
Essex and London car theft raids: About 450 officers take part
Police said 15 arrests have been made, 25 stolen vehicles found and 150,000 seized.BBC News
Harpenden woman celebrates 100th birthday
A Harpenden resident has celebrated her 100th birthday this week.Herts Advertiser
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