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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Hitchin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 183 holiday rentals near Hitchin. From 56 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hitchin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hitchin:

  • Colindale: 34 holiday homes
  • West Finchley: 22 holiday homes
  • Hampstead: 242 holiday homes
  • Childs Hill: 157 holiday homes
  • Hornsey: 51 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 Hitchin?

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

  • Hitchin Station: 267 holiday rentals
  • Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve: 278 holiday rentals
  • Hampstead Heath: 11,931 holiday rentals
  • Finsbury Park: 11,880 holiday rentals
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 341 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Hitchin. Our other popular types of Hitchin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Hitchin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 139 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Hitchin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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