HEADING SOUTH - TO RICKMANSWORTH

Firstly, let me confess that I've still never actually visited Rickmansworth. I will now.

Once you find out about this town - the most southerly in Hertfordshire and often regarded as part of Greater London - you'll want to visit 'Ricky' as the locals call it.

I really want to visit the Aquadrome, which seems to be a huge area including lakes and a nature reserve. Oh, and a cafe, better known as Cafe in the Park.

I'd never noticed before, but there's a reference to Rickmansworth in the opening pages of Douglas Adams' bestselling novel 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'. For a fairly small town with a population of less than 5,000, that's not bad going.

I'm not sure if it matters that Val Doonican and Barbara Woodhouse both lived here at one time. Or that Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael didn't (they're actually linked to Bushey).

The Rickmansworth Town Team are keen to involve people across the local community, bringing together interested organisations and individuals. Their events include a recent Folk Festival and they support many other events.

I'll definitely be popping in to Rickmansworth sometime soon - maybe to meet up with some of our own #HertsHour businesses. Any suggestions on where I can get a good cup of green tea?