Located in Bedfordshire in the East of England, the town of Luton is a large one that lies around thirty two miles from London. Part of the Luton/Dunstable Urban Area, which boasts a population of around two hundred and thirty thousand, this town is home to the famous . You will find convenient transport links throughout the town, so getting in and out of Luton, as well as getting around, is easy.
When you visit Luton you can soak up the culture of the town by attending the largest one day carnival in Europe, which is the Luton Carnival held on the last bank holiday in May each year. Home to the head office of Vauxhall Motors, this is a town that was once famous for its hat making, and is still a thriving destination today. The town is situated in the eastern part of the Chiltern Hills, and therefore natural beauty is never far away, as you can see the Warden Hills area from most of the town.
You will find a range of attractions and places of interest to enjoy when you come to Luton, and some of the places within easy reach of the town include the Wardown Park Museum, the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Shaws Corner, the beautiful Ashridge Estate, Knebworth House, the Stevenage Museum, The Museum of St Albans, and St Albans Cathedral, all of which are within ten miles of the town.
You can enjoy a great choice of cuisine when you visit Luton, with everything from local English fayre such as pub grub or fish and chips, to international cuisine, so there are dishes to suit all tastes and pockets. You will find a range of accommodation to choose from too, including bed & Breakfasts and hotels both in and around the town, ensuring that you enjoy a comfortable base from which to explore the wonders of Luton and the surrounding county.