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Tring is a small market town in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, England with a population 13,000. 30 miles (50km) north west of London and linked to London by the old Roman road of Akeman Street (A41), by the Grand Union Canal and by rail lines to Euston Station, Tring is now largely a commuter town.

Important features include the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul and the mansion of Tring Park built by Sir Christopher Wren and radically altered by Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild (ennobled as Baron Rothschild of Tring) as his country residence, and now a college of performing arts.

Nathan Mayer Rothschild's son Lionel Walter Rothschild (2nd Lord Rothschild) built a private zoological museum in Tring which, as The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum, has been part of the Natural History Museum since 1937.

Nearby is the Ashridge Estate, part of the National Trust.

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