The Hundred Parishes

The Hundred Parishes is an initiative to raise awareness and enhance enjoyment of the rich and diverse heritage within an area of around 450 square miles of northwest Essex, northeast Hertfordshire and south Cambridgeshire, at the same time strengthening the protection of that heritage through a holistic approach to planning.Its aim is to achieve the kind of benefits more commonly associated with National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty:
  • Raised awareness and improved information about the area's character and history for both visitors and residents.
  • More visitors, with consequent benefits for the rural economy.
  • Appropriate protection to ensure new developments are sympathetic with their surroundings.
Or for more information contact The Hundred Parishes Society
Registered Office:
2 Greenfields
Stansted Mountfitchet
CM24 8AH
01279 813226