Destination guide

The friendly city of St Albans awaits you

Enjoy the area's cathedral, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in St Albans. This welcoming city is known for its local tours, shopping and bars. Wembley Stadium and Natural History Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around St Albans

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes St Albans a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • BT Tower (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • The Snow Centre (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St Albans

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St Albans is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kensington Gardens (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Russell Square (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Hyde Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • St. James Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Aldenham Country Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around St Albans

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 20 mi (32.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, St Albans Abbey Station, St Albans City Station and Park Street Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around St Albans?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11,143 holiday lettings around St Albans. From 2,271 houses to 8,335 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to St Albans?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in St Albans:

  • City of Westminster: 4,176 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,263 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Southwark: 3,415 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Lambeth: 6,441 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Islington: 6,257 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to St Albans? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in St Albans. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St Albans City Station: 6,913 holiday lettings
  • St Albans Abbey Station: 7,125 holiday lettings
  • Verulamium Park: 5,830 holiday lettings
  • Hertfordshire County Showground: 579 holiday lettings
  • St Albans Cathedral: 6,289 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around St Albans listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in St Albans?

Yes, of course. offers 2,271 Houses in St Albans. Our other popular types of St Albans holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8,335 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 91 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in St Albans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 119 holiday homes with pool available in St Albans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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