Destination guide

The friendly city of Hitchin awaits you

The area's festivals and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Hitchin. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, university setting and gardens. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Hitchin

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hitchin a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hertfordshire County Showground (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • The Snow Centre (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Ashridge Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Ash Valley Golf Club (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hitchin

Travellers appreciate the pristine countryside and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Hitchin has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hitchin is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swiss Garden (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Bedford Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Lee Valley Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Aldenham Country Park (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Trent Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Bletchley Park (20 mi / 32.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Hitchin

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Hitchin Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hitchin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 206 holiday lettings around Hitchin. From 107 flats & apartments to 58 houses, 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 Hitchin?

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 Hitchin:

  • London Borough of Islington: 6,243 holiday homes
  • Stratford: 340 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Hackney: 4,055 holiday homes
  • Haringey: 262 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Redbridge: 83 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 Hitchin? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hitchin. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hitchin Station: 315 holiday lettings
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: 7,340 holiday lettings
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 432 holiday lettings
  • Woburn Safari Park: 308 holiday lettings
  • London South Tottenham Station: 10,582 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hitchin 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 Flats in Hitchin?

Yes, of course. offers 107 Flats in Hitchin. Our other popular types of Hitchin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hitchin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Hitchin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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