Hitchin has great links to London and lots of unique outdoor attractions. Visit Hitchin Lavender Farm and take the perfect selfie in fields of colour. The British Schools Museum and Knebworth House are ideal for weekend trips in town and our Hitchin Town Centre hotel in Hitchin is a handy base for trips to London. If you’re visiting nearby Stevenage, take a look at our hotels in Stevenage.
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What to do in Hitchin
Visit the Hitchin British Schools Museum
This intriguing museum features an 1837 Monitorial schoolroom, the world’s only one of its kind.
Follow the River Hiz
It’s a lovely amble through town, taking in Bridge Street and the fountain behind St Mary’s Church.
Head to Knebworth House
This lavish Tudor stately home makes a great family day out, with its gardens, maze and dinosaur trail.
Pick your own at Hitchin Lavender
Help yourself to the fresh flowers at this farm, which has 25 miles of lavender rows plus sunflowers and wildflowers.
Go to St Paul’s Walden Bury
The Queen Mother’s childhood home is landscaped with long avenues leading to ponds, statues, temples and a lake.