Letchworth set for beach fun and fairground rides

PUBLISHED: 17:01 08 August 2018

Families can head down to Letchworth town centre from tomorrow to enjoy the beach. Picture: DANNY LOO

Families can head down to Letchworth town centre from tomorrow to enjoy the beach. Picture: DANNY LOO

©2018 Danny Loo Photography - all rights reserved

Letchworth is set to be transformed into a sunny seaside town tomorrow, complete with a deck chairs and a fun fair.

The Broadway Gardens attraction will include a beach, splash pool and fairground ride which will be open to the public every day from tomorrow until next Saturday, August 18.

The takeover – which will be open daily from 12 noon until 8pm – takes advantage of the continuing scorching weather, with temperatures expected to reach 25°C by this Sunday.

The beach, organised by Love Letchworth, is free to enter, however rides will cost extra.

Fairground rides will be discounted to £1 each tomorrow, Sunday and next Thursday, August 16.

Hitchin town centre held a similar event last week, which saw families flocking to enjoy the beach weather while celebrating the oldest family jewellers in Britain entering into its eighth generation.

More news stories

A new strings foundation for young children launched last week in memory of Dorothy Wells, who honoured her Hitchin links with a bequest dedicated to young aspiring muscians.

Yesterday, 16:23

The carer of a 16-year-old girl from Stevenage with disabilities – who suffers from cerebral palsy – is fighting back after a torrent of online abuse.

Yesterday, 16:07

The group who have drawn up plans for a regeneration of Churchgate have given a presentation to Hitchin councillors about their proposals ahead of an exhibition this weekend.

Yesterday, 14:44

Launched this week, the North Herts District Chairman’s Volunteer Achievement Awards 2019 celebrate the achievements of outstanding, praiseworthy individuals who volunteer their time to make a real difference in their communities.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

The Comet weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy