Hundreds of tickets to a range of Hertfordshire attractions are up for grabs as part of Visit Herts' annual Big Weekend, with experiences such as Harry Potter Studio Tour and Willows Activity Farm included.

More than 30 Herts businesses are offering over 200 visitor experiences.

Hertfordshire residents can join in the exciting weekend extravaganza by entering the ticket ballot  and applying for as many experiences as they’d like, with the winners being able to redeem their tickets on either Saturday, April 20 or Sunday, April 21.

The Comet: St Albans CathedralSt Albans Cathedral (Image: Archant)

Prizes include a guided tour of St Albans Cathedral, gin cocktails at Puddingstone Distillery, a meal at Tewinbury Farm or a trip to Hertfordshire Zoo.

Deirdre Wells, CEO of Visit Herts, said: "We’re delighted to bring the Big Weekend back once again to Herts residents - a true celebration of the county, the Big Weekend is always such a great reminder for residents of what we are lucky enough to have right on our doorstep!

"This year’s Big Weekend has an incredible variety of food and drink experiences on offer, so we’re excited to have the opportunity to showcase Hertfordshire’s brilliant hospitality, quality local produce and exquisite dining venues."

If you’re a Herts resident, you can apply for tickets for this year’s  offers via the online ballot at, with the ballot closing at midnight on April 1.

Prizes will be allocated at random, and winners will be notified via email on April 2.