Destination guide

Travel to friendly Old Harlow

Learn about the unique charm of Old Harlow with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. South Park and Kelvedon Hatch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Old Harlow

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Old Harlow a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Old Harlow

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Harlow?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 100 house rentals around Harlow. From 40 Houses to 40 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Harlow is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Harlow:

  • Central London: 6,876 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 4,103 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 977 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,284 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Hounslow: 6,636 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Harlow?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Harlow. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Harlow Roydon Station: 4,238 home rentals
  • Harlow Town Station: 2,120 home rentals
  • The Gibberd Garden: 740 home rentals
  • Harlow Mill Station: 980 home rentals
  • Harlow Falconry: 1,129 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harlow listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harlow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Harlow. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harlow include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 8 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 8 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Harlow?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 76 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Harlow.

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