Destination guide

The friendly city of St Albans awaits you

Enjoy the area's cathedral, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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-sees 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes St Albans a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around St Albans

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around St Albans?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12,000 vacation rentals near St Albans. From 2,241 Houses to 66 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near St Albans for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to St Albans?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St Albans:

  • Central London: 6,504 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 3,854 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 865 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,210 vacation rentals
  • Mayfair: 1,490 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to St Albans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in St Albans. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St Albans City Station: 7,452 vacation rentals
  • Hertfordshire County Showground: 502 vacation rentals
  • St Albans Abbey Station: 7,670 vacation rentals
  • How Wood Station: 9,896 vacation rentals
  • Verulamium Museum: 5,871 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St Albans listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in St Albans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,241 Houses in St Albans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in St Albans include:

  • Cottages: 66 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 66 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 9,350 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in St Albans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 110 vacation rentals with pool available in St Albans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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