A man from Leighton Buzzard appeared at St Albans Crown Court on Tuesday to answer charges of sexually assaulting young girls.
Michael McCarthy, 58, of Osprey Drive, is alleged to have assaulted two girls.
Mr McCarthy also faces six charges of either making, taking or having in his possession indecent category B and C images of children.
Mr McCarthy pleaded not guilty to all counts on the indictment.
He will appear again at St Albans Crown Court for a pre-trial hearing on on March 8, 2016.
The case has been listed for trial any time after May 23, 2016.