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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Saint Albans?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,447 holiday rentals near Saint Albans. From 2,166 Houses to 54 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Albans for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Central London: 6,880 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 937 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 4,156 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,365 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,047 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Albans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Saint Albans. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Park Street Station: 10,089 holiday rentals
  • Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre: 7,216 holiday rentals
  • St Alban's Museum: 4,968 holiday rentals
  • St Albans Abbey Station: 8,096 holiday rentals
  • St Albans City Station: 7,877 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Albans listed on HomeAway 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 Saint Albans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,166 Houses in Saint Albans. Our other popular types of Saint Albans holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 54 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 54 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 9,847 holiday houses

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 Saint Albans?

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

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