Destination guide

Travel to friendly Old Harlow

Learn about the unique charm of Old Harlow with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. South Park and Kelvedon Hatch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Old Harlow

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Old Harlow a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bishop's Stortford Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Ash Valley Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Royal Gunpowder Mills (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Paradise Wildlife Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Lee Valley White Water Centre (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Willow Cottage Theatre (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Harlow

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Harlow. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Hatfield Forest (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lee Valley Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Epping Forest (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Willow Cottage Theatre (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Gilwell Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Old Harlow

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (LCY-London City), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Harlow Mill Station.

Where to stay around Harlow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings near Harlow. From 27 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harlow is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harlow?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harlow. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harlow Roydon Station: 3,667 holiday lettings
  • Harlow Town Station: 1,868 holiday lettings
  • Harlow Mill Station: 864 holiday lettings
  • Royal Mews: 11,583 holiday lettings
  • Hampstead Heath: 11,569 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Harlow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 27 Houses in Harlow. Our other popular types of Harlow holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Harlow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 60 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Harlow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.