Luton is a lively town where you’ll find all you need including theatre, museums, leisure facilities and lots of parks and surrounding countryside. For entertainment you could visit The Hat Factory which is host to a variety of performances including music, comedy, drama, dance, or you could see a film at Cineworld. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the town, and include a wide variety of cuisines for different tastes and budgets, and for an evening out, you’ll find lots of pubs and clubs.
If you’re shopping in the town, you’ll have a good choice including at The Mall which has a large selection of stores, along with lots of other shops around the town. For business, there are a range of conference centres in Luton, including The Auction House and Venue 360, and Luton Airport serves the town for international air travel.
Luton Car Hire
Wherever you are in Luton, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Luton car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Here are some suggestions for places you could visit while in Luton:
Wardown Park Museum
At this museum you can see interesting artefacts displaying the social and industrial history of Luton, collections of hats and lace, the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Gallery, along with regular exhibitions.
Stockwood Discovery Centre
This is an fascinating centre to visit, with galleries showing the area’s history such as prehistoric, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval artefacts, and include galleries about rural trades and transport, and you can see various horse-drawn carriages on display. Visitors can also enjoy the lovely gardens such as the Period Gardens with beautiful displays and which include Elizabethan, 17th century Italian, 18th century Dutch, Victorian and wartime gardens, along with an Asian Garden and Medicinal Garden.
You can come and relax in this Grade II listed park and its beautiful features, including a boating lake, fountain, trees and green open space. There is also a large play area for children to enjoy, along with a bowling green, cricket ground and tennis courts.
Close to Luton, this Zoo is a great place to come for a family day out with a large variety of animals to see including cheetahs, elephants, chimps, giraffes, lemurs, rhinos, hippos, tigers and sea lions. There’s also a section with farmyard animals such as pigs, donkeys, goats, sheep and ferrets.
You can visit this lovely place where you’ll have great view across the area, and enjoy a picnic, or follow the long walking trails while you see the attractive landscape of grassland, woods and scrubland, and enjoy all the nature along the way.
St. Mary’s Church
This church which dates back to the 12th century, with many later additions, is a lovely building with many features to admire, including fine medieval architecture, ornately carved font, chequered exterior and stained glass windows.
Luton Sports Village
Here you can take part in many activities which include a gym, dance and fitness studio, swimming pools and a sports hall for a variety of different sports including badminton and volleyball. There are lots of different classes that take place at the centre and also has a cafe where you can enjoy a break.
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