Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Harpenden

The area's churches and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Harpenden. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, bars and riverfront. With a vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Harpenden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Harpenden

Fly into London (LTN-Luton), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Harpenden?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 192 vacation rentals near Harpenden. From 61 Houses to 123 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 Harpenden for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Harpenden Station: 721 vacation rentals
  • Wembley Stadium: 11,665 vacation rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 11,669 vacation rentals
  • Regent's Park: 11,608 vacation rentals
  • Hampstead Heath: 11,624 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Houses in Harpenden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harpenden include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 123 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Harpenden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 164 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Harpenden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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