St Albans has got something for everyone.
Check listings for details of seasonal opening hours.
Organised by the British Red Cross, Open Gardens give occasional access to hidden and private gardens that are not usually open to the public. For a full list of locations and events in Herts, visit their website.
Young adventurers can enjoy free climbing, sliding and swinging at public playgrounds all over St Albans including Verulamium, Clarence and Greenwood parks. Tell us with your favourites and we'll feature them here.
Many residents are keen gardeners and some organise local 'gardens open for charity' events.
St Albans District Council provides nine allotment sites within the city and one at Park Street, each with its own water supply and car parking space.
For those of you who really want to get back to nature, St Albans has two naturist resorts: Spielplatz and the Sun-Folk Society. Isn' t that a pip?