Knebworth is in Hertfordshire. There are 2 Knebworths - Knebworth and Old Knebworth - situated about 1 mile apart and separated by green fields and the A1(M) motorway. Both are situated between Stevenage (3 miles north) and Welwyn Garden City (5 miles south). The two are "excluded villages", i.e. built up areas situated in the midst of the Green Belt.
Knebworth is the larger of the 2 towns and extends along the Stevenage to Welwyn Garden City road. The town has local shops, estate agents and pubs.
Knebworth has a good selection of sports facilities including Knebworth Golf Course which is situated on the northern edge of the town, and Knebworth Park Cricket Club who play in nearby Old Knebworth. Knebworth Football Club play in the Recreaction Ground, just off the main road through the village high street. There is also a thriving Knebworth Youth Football Club  providing football for girls and boys of all ages from 5 upwards.
Good shopping can be found in Welwyn Garden City. Sports, leisure and entertainment can be found in Stevenage or Welwyn Garden City.