Destination guide

Travel to friendly Old Harlow

Learn about the unique charm of Old Harlow with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. South Park and Kelvedon Hatch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 holiday home and check out everything that makes Old Harlow a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday in Old Harlow. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Old Harlow

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Harlow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 89 holiday rentals around Harlow. From 40 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Harlow is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Central London: 6,574 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 958 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 3,680 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,032 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,750 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Harlow Town Station: 2,032 holiday rentals
  • Harlow Roydon Station: 4,061 holiday rentals
  • The Gibberd Garden: 733 holiday rentals
  • Harlow Mill Station: 964 holiday rentals
  • Harlow Falconry: 1,139 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harlow listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 40 Houses in Harlow. Our other popular types of Harlow holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

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 74 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Harlow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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