Destination guide

The friendly city of Hitchin awaits you

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

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hitchin a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers appreciate the pristine countryside and picturesque 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Hitchin

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city center. 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 around Hitchin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 183 vacation rentals near Hitchin. From 63 Houses to 104 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hitchin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hitchin Station: 265 vacation rentals
  • Hampstead Heath: 11,571 vacation rentals
  • University of Cambridge: 337 vacation rentals
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 336 vacation rentals
  • King's College: 332 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hitchin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 63 Houses in Hitchin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hitchin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 104 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Hitchin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 151 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Hitchin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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