Whether you want to shop, step into a stately home or go for a riverside walk, Hatfield is a great choice for a day out.
Boasting close links to London as well as Stansted and Luton Airports, Hatfield is much more than just a convenient base for those looking to head into the city or to locations further afield. The spectacular Hatfield House serves as the town’s centrepiece but, in truth, there are so many more things to do in Hatfield.
The River Lea winds through the town and can offer some stunning walks while, if shopping is more your thing, the Galleria outlet has something for everyone when it comes to retail therapy. For those intrigued by history, the Mill Green Museum and Mill is an award-winning attraction, so there’s no denying that Hatfield days out can be jam-packed with rich heritage.
Getting to Hatfield is perfectly straightforward when booking through our site, so read on to find out more about all its superb attractions, as well as how to save money on your train tickets!
Getting to Hatfield
Its convenient location means getting to Hatfield is a piece of cake, especially when you take Thameslink. We’ll endeavour to get you there on time and in ultimate comfort, which means you’ll be able to build up the excitement as you start to think about your day ahead.
Not only that, but we can also offer ways for you to save some cash when it comes to buying your tickets. We boast a range of Railcards – including 16-25, 26-30, Two Together and Disabled Persons, to name just a few – so why not take a look at which ones are most suitable for you and take advantage of our excellent discounts. By travelling Off-Peak (usually outside of the busy rush hour periods on weekdays), you’ll also be able to cut back on costs or, if you’re in a group of 3-9 adults then you can benefit from our generous GroupSave offering. Hatfield days out do not have to cost the earth, and that starts when you book your trains with us!
Things to do in Hatfield
Hatfield House is undoubtably the town’s most famous attraction. A grand, elegant 17th century Jacobean house, the Royal Palace of Hatfield – childhood residence of Queen Elizabeth I – used to be present on the site but only part remains nowadays. The house, gardens, park and woodlands are open to the public during selected times of the year. Elsewhere, the Mill Green Museum and Mill was voted the county’s ‘hidden gem’ in the 2017 Hertfordshire Tourism Awards and is well worth a trip as a working watermill dating back to the 1600s.
If a window into the past is not necessarily your cup of tea, however, then the Galleria shopping centre could be exactly what you’re after, boasting more than 80 designer stores where you can browse and buy to your heart’s content. No matter what your personal preferences, Hatfield days out truly have something for everyone, and getting to Hatfield could not be easier with us so why not book your tickets online today and get exploring!