Stevenage is a busy town with a range of leisure activities to enjoy as well as scenic parks. There’s plenty of entertainment, such as at the Gordon Craig Theatre which hosts a variety of performances including musicals, comedy, music, opera and ballet. The town has a large range of restaurants ranging from Mexican to Italian if you want to go out for a meal, and there’s a good choice of bars and pubs for a lively night out.
You’ll find plenty of choice when shopping in the town, and includes the Westgate Shopping Centre with a good selection of stores. For business, the range of conference venues include those at the Gordon Craig Theatre and the Stevenage Golf and Conference Centre, and Luton Airport is the nearest major airport.
Stevenage Car Hire
Wherever you are in Stevenage, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Stevenage car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some places to visit in Stevenage include the following:
You can visit this splendid Grade II listed country house, and Lytton family residence since the 15th century, and visitors can have a guided tour around the house and admire the historic features. The Park is home to many activities such as a Dinosaur Trail with many life sized dinosaurs in the woodlands, and an Adventure Playground which includes a zip wire, slides and splash play area. Knebworth is host to a number of events as well as large rock concerts.
Fairlands Valley Park
This is a large and attractive Park which has several lakes and a pond, and you can enjoy watersports such as kayaking, sailing and wind surfing on the main lake, and there’s a Sailing Centre with a number of facilities. On the Millennium Lake visitors can use model boats and the Park also has two play areas, one of which has a variety of water play features. You can enjoy the lovely surroundings which include green open space and woodlands, and the Park is rich with wildlife and there are also cycle tracks.
Benington Lordship Gardens
You can come and enjoy the tranquility of these lovely gardens set in attractive surroundings by a historic Manor House. Visitors can enjoy beautiful displays of flowers and plants with vibrant colours, such as the Rose Garden, and includes the stunning array of Springtime snowdrops. There are many other features including a charming folly, fish pond and a range of sculptures, and you can also see the ruins of a Norman fortress along with a moat.
Here vsitors can see a variety of exhibits displaying Stevenage’s past from prehistory to the present. Collections you can see include fossils and natural exhibits, Roman pottery and coins, Saxon artefacts, local farming and industrial exhibits along with clothing.
A short distance from Stevenage is this historic post Windmill built in the late 17th century and a Grade II listed building. The restored Windmill is the county of Hertfordshire’s sole remaining post mill and you can visit to learn more about its history.
Laser Combat Stevenage
You can come and have a exciting game of laser tag with family, friends or work colleagues. There are a number of battle zones to enjoy where you can compete for the most points, and it’s great fun for kids over seven as well as adults.
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