Things to do in Luton

Top Things to Do in Luton

Things to Do in Luton

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  • Valerie R
    London, UK8 contributions
    Has some interesting items to view, plants for sale. Good cafe with lovely indoor and outdoor seating. Sandwiches and cakes, no hot food. Hot and cold drinks and ice cream. Large free car park.
    Written 8 June 2022
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  • MKEL09
    England233 contributions
    What was impressive on first arrival was the amount of friendly and helpful staff on hand as we arrived to guide and direct us. We made use of the 2 for 1 deal via Gardeners World Magazine which made entry excellent value. At the kiosk the friendly staff did ask if we were eligible for concession(s) which as we are about 7 years away from that age, I found it hilarious. Sadly my wife did not personally find the well meaning comment as funny and this then became the main topic of conversation during our visit!!. Difficult call as in fairness they were only being helpful? Gardens were excellent and we really enjoyed just wandering and also admiring things pointed out on the provided map. Had a meal at the restaurant and sat outside. Food was tasty and reasonable value and again staff were really friendly, helpful and service was prompt. From a personal point of view I would have preferred the food not to have been in a small box and rather on a plate, albeit I believe that would have been the case had we chosen to eat inside (it was a lovely sunny day so outside seemed best!). We do not live that far away and these lovely gardens have been a well kept secret that we have only recently found out about. Really enjoyed our visit overall and would certainly return again..........just please don't ask us about concessions again :)
    Written 1 July 2022
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  • Jan
    Luton, UK20 contributions
    What a lovely old house with the most caring staff, everywhere is so clean. The house is very interesting throughly enjoyed walking round and reading about the history.
    The coffee shop is excellent the ladies very pleasant.
    The Discovery Centre should take notes this is far better
    Written 31 March 2022
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  • St James
    Bedford, UK174 contributions
    Arriving outside the lounge at 3:30am, we waited to be let in at 4am (opening time), and were happily greeted by the members of staff. We were very quickly met by Denise, who made every effort to make sure we were happy and comfortable. We had full English breakfasts, coffees and scones (among other things as well).

    Bear in mind that we’re an all male group of six, all aged between 20 and 25, yet we weren’t assumed to be a ‘lads holiday’ - or at least we weren’t treated any differently to any other customers.

    Denise served us throughout our stay and couldn’t have been better. She is friendly, helpful and frequently returned to ask if we needed further drinks or food - thank you Denise, very impressed.

    We all agreed that we would absolutely return again.
    Written 29 August 2021
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  • Pengor
    Dunstable, UK492 contributions
    There is plenty of parking and the distances between the attractions are not vast so getting to see every thing without a route march is a real benefit. Feeding the animals with the food from the shop is great fun as is the hands on encounter with the guinea pigs. Every one enjoyed the tractor ride and the carousel was a great hit with the children. The new bouncy pillows were very popular though the larger of the two , being in the sun, was almost too hot to use on a hot sunny September day.

    We thought the food in the cafe was expensive and not very appealing. We'll take a picnic another time.
    Written 17 September 2019
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  • Jade
    Preston, UK18 contributions
    Walk was not very well sign posted and was sometimes hard to establish which route would take you where. Overall, was nice views and ended up walking down the hill on the little stepping foot graves with the high winds which was scary and exciting! Tiny water falls going out. Overall the are was kept super clean!!
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • terryporter5
    Warwick, UK56 contributions
    Easy to park if you get to the casino early.
    If it is your first night bring some ID with you to obtain free membership.
    The casino is great for bar snacks and has a nice restaurant,which is on the high side but good.
    If you feel lucky have a go on the various games and tables.
    If you fancy a drink with music go on friday for disco and live entertainment on Saturday with start time about 22.00/30 hrs
    Written 29 October 2019
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  • Pat B
    Luton, UK19 contributions
    As a Lutonian I know this park very well. As previously written it has lots going for it. Now it has crazy golf which is open weekend and school holidays, I believe you have to book on line but worth it as it looks well maintained and lots of fun. Also during the same times boats are now available to hire for the half a hour or longer maybe. A new children's small nature area with information on the new trees which have been planted has opened by the museum car park I found interesting to read about.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Valerie R
    London, UK8 contributions
    Beautiful scenic park, great for walks, picnics, horse riding and golf. Well maintained. They also have a running track.
    Written 8 June 2022
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  • David R
    London, UK238 contributions
    Luton Hoo’s estate garden is a working restoration project and is lovely to support.. Out interesting guided tour of the garden, back houses and greenhouses was inc in the entrance - the old greenhouse block is actually too unsafe to enter. Lots of conservation work and hardworking voluntary gardeners are bringing the walled garden back to life but there is still lots work still to do. Great to visit, to wander and to support their conservation & restoration.
    Written 16 September 2019
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  • saf7670
    Peterborough, UK1,826 contributions
    Visited The Mall in Luton as I had to pick an item up from The Luton branch of Argos.
    Parking is a multilevel car park with plenty of space. The mall itself is very tired, doesn’t look like it has been updated since the 70’s. There is very little signage I just happened purely by luck to be wandering in the right direction of the Argos store.
    A good selection toon of stores, but appears drab and very very tired.
    Written 6 August 2019
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  • Emzyp123
    Reading, UK112 contributions
    It’s quite an experience to squeeze through the tiny turnstiles situated between two houses. The walk in then takes you over the gardens of those who live nearby.

    There isn’t any parking nearby so we stayed overnight at the premier inn (town centre) which was a twenty minute walk away.

    The stadium is run down, the seats close together and the toilets are literally like an old outhouse / shed.

    That being said the atmosphere was good and in the ladies loos they had complimentary period products should you need them.

    We weren’t allowed inflatables in despite it being inflatables day. These were confiscated at the entrance.

    The stewards were friendly and staff helpful.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • therichastill
    Stevenage, UK1,746 contributions
    Luton Market is located within the Arndale Centre which is a focal point of the town centre. If you head towards the Church Street exit of the centre the entrances to the market are on your left hand side.

    Within the market there are stalls selling a wide variety of things. You can buy many different types of clothes, vape equipment, bedding and get your nails done.

    There are also a lot of food stalls from across the world which is great. It shows what a multi-cultural place Luton is.

    Sadly there are also a few empty units but hopefully this is an opportunity for someone to start their own business.
    Written 22 January 2022
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  • John R
    6 contributions
    Only open 1 day per year to the general public but if you were a member of a Vauxhall Car Club there were other days where visits were organised. Just another benefit of being a member of a Car Club. This is a fantastic collection of Vauxhalls to view but space is limited so they are crammed together a bit.
    Written 9 September 2020
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  • IAN D
    Wigan, UK18,974 contributions
    In a town that is totally devoid of old buildings and good architecture, the war memorial and town hall are its crowning Town centre jewels.
    Written 16 January 2020
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