Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Harpenden

The area's churches and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Harpenden. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, bars and riverfront. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Harpenden

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Harpenden a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hertfordshire County Showground (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • The Snow Centre (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Ashridge Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Chesham and Leyhill Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Harpenden

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harpenden is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aldenham Country Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Stanmore Country Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Trent Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lee Valley Park (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Stephens House and Gardens (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Northwick Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Harpenden

Fly into London (LTN-Luton), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 24.3 mi (39 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Harpenden Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Harpenden?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 225 holiday lettings around Harpenden. From 135 flats & apartments to 61 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 Harpenden?

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 Harpenden:

  • City of Westminster: 4,146 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,274 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Islington: 6,243 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Hackney: 4,855 holiday homes
  • Haringey: 262 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 Harpenden? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harpenden. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harpenden Station: 664 holiday lettings
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: 8,896 holiday lettings
  • Wembley Central Station: 10,934 holiday lettings
  • Woburn Safari Park: 308 holiday lettings
  • London South Tottenham Station: 10,735 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harpenden 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 Harpenden?

Yes, of course. offers 135 Flats in Harpenden. Our other popular types of Harpenden holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harpenden?

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

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