English: Walkern (Derived from 'Walkerne') is a village and civil parish in East Hertfordshire. It is located on the River Beane about two miles from Stevenage, and is noted as the home of Jane Wenham, convicted for witchcraft in 1712. The village has several shops including a Londis, 'The Posy Palace' a flower shop, 'Jolie' a shop that features homestyle products, 'The Brewery Tearoom' serving fine teas and cakes, a drum shop, petrol station, a Christmas shop on the North side of the village and a public gallery near the White Lion public house. Other pubs include the Robin Hood and the Yew Tree which also offers Chinese cuisine. The village also features a primary school, doctors surgery, recreation ground and a range of seasonal clubs; according to the time of year there is cricket, football and many other clubs running. These function out of the 'Walkern Sports and Community Centre' towards the end of the village near the War Memorial and opposite an old mill.
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