Welwyn Garden City - a leafy new town
Only built in the 1920s, Welwyn Garden City is one of England’s new towns. Its tree-lined boulevards lead to a vibrant neo-Georgian town centre, with spectacular pools and fountains. Enjoy the benefits of being Near London while escaping the bustle of the city. There are frequent trains to King’s Cross, making it convenient for both business travellers and sightseers alike.
Top brands at discount prices
Looking for a spot of retail therapy? Check out the array of big-brand names on offer at the Howard Centre in the heart of Welwyn. John Lewis also has a large store in the town. A little further afield, the Galleria shopping outlet in Hatfield is brimming with high street favourites and designer brands at knockdown prices - think Calvin Klein, Gant, Ghost and Nike.
Watersports and indoor entertainment
On bright, sunny days, Stanborough Park offers pleasant country walks, watersports and fishing. Why not feed the ducks or take a boat out on the lake? For entertainment on rainy days, head to Campus West. It’s got a cinema, theatre, roller skating, soft play area and café bar. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Welwyn Garden City? Travelodge Hatfield Central is close by, with great links to London. A bit further away is our hotel in Hemel Hempstead, handily placed for Luton Airport