Destination guide

Travel to friendly Hertford

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Hertford. This city's coffeehouses, bars and horseback riding attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Hertford

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Hertford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • BT Tower (19.2 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Paradise Wildlife Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hertford

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hertford is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Sky Garden (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Russell Square (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Hyde Park (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • St. James Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)

Transportation to and around Hertford

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 16.9 mi (27.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hertford North Station, Hertford East Station and Bayford Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Hertford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 269 holiday lettings near Hertford. From 87 Houses to 142 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 Hertford is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hertford?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hertford:

  • City of Westminster: 4,315 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,379 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,262 holiday homes
  • Earls Court: 1,722 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,349 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hertford? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hertford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hertford East Station: 3,289 holiday lettings
  • Bayford Station: 9,343 holiday lettings
  • Watton-at-Stone Station: 586 holiday lettings
  • Hertford North Station: 3,379 holiday lettings
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 11,299 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hertford listed on 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 Hertford?

Yes, of course. offers 87 Houses in Hertford. Our other popular types of Hertford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 142 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 148 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hertford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Hertford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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