Redbourn is a village situated 3 miles from Harpenden, 4 miles from St Albans and 5 miles from Hemel Hempstead. Redbourn was voted Hertfordshire Village of the Year in 2002. To the north of the village is the site of a complex of Roman temples. To the southwest of the village just beyond the motorway is the site of an Iron Age hill fort called the Aubreys. Redbourn is the home of the Hertfordshire County Show which runs annually every May one mile North of the village.