Destination guide

The friendly city of Luton awaits you

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Luton. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognised for its football games, bars and horse riding. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Luton

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Luton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hertfordshire County Showground (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Ashridge Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • The Snow Centre (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Luton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Luton is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swiss Garden (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bletchley Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Aldenham Country Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Stanmore Country Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Bedford Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Trent Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Luton

Fly into London (LTN-Luton), the closest airport, located 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Luton Station, Luton Airport Pkwy Station and Leagrave Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Luton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 195 holiday lettings around Luton. From 108 flats & apartments to 119 studios, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Luton?

Cramped hotel rooms are forgettable. Living like one of the locals in the middle of a wonderful new city is certainly not. HomeAway has 26 centrally located holiday rentals available. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has plenty more options to take a look at, including:

  • 16 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 14 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 9 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Luton?

Soak up this destination like a local from the comfort of a cosy apartment. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time at all! You can choose from 141 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £38 per night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't put it off for too long! If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 65 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • Hotel: 60 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Luton in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than exploring somewhere completely new with your family and loved ones. And the good news is HomeAway has options to suit large groups. Apartment holiday rentals are the most popular choice for larger sized groups, with 21 listed here. If you are hoping to stay in a large group, the holiday properties that will suit your needs include:

  • Looking for rentals that can sleep 6 of you? We have 78 that will be ideal. The prices start from £38 per night.
  • After a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 30 that will be ideal. You can book one for as little as £95 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 7? We've got 24 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices start from £150 per night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you arrange your Luton adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Luton?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Catch up with your nearest and dearest and secure an affordable stay with HomeAway. Securing a holiday rental in Cassiobury is a great way to avoid burning a hole in your wallet. We have 6 options and the average cost is £115 a night.

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