Shopping and town centres
Dacorum offers a wide selection of shops and
town centre attractions with its town centres of Hemel Hempstead, Old Town
Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and
Hemel Hempstead has many modern high street
stores and two shopping centres Marlowes Shopping Centre and
includes a Debenhams department store. The high street
referred to as the Old Town contains many antique and speciality
Each of the separate neighbourhood centres of
Hemel Hempstead has its own shopping centre or parade of local
shops for the convenience of local residents.
The Jarman Park leisure campus has a large
supermarket and there are three separate edge-of-town retail parks
at Apsley including a supermarket and a number of electrical,
hardware and furnishing outlets.
Berkhamsted and Tring
Berkhamsted and Tring both have a very varied
mix of shops and boutiques with some unusual retailers as well
as high street shops and supermarkets.
Bovingdon and Kings Langley, as larger villages
(3000+ population), may surprise and please as places to shop with
a range of shops one might not expect in a village location.
Rural Dacorum - and there is plenty of it - has
a number of garden centres.
Farmers Markets are held every month on a
Friday in Tring.
French Markets and Farmers Markets are also
held in Berkhamsted. The Farmers Market is held on the
third Sunday of each month from 10am to 2pm.