Things to do in Luton
A large town in Bedfordshire, Luton is growing to become a majorly rejuvenated area. Once the centre of the hat trade and the home of the largest Vauxhall Motors car making plant, its traditional industries have declined, leading to the state of rejuvenation that the the town is currently going through. London Luton Airport is near, now one of the major airports in the UK, making Luton an ideal place for the business traveller.
Travellers can take in many attractions when they’re in the town. The Luton Carnival happens every Whitsun May bank holiday; it’s easily one of the stand out carnivals within the UK, so make sure you see it if you’re down on the right day. The glorious River Lea weaves its way through the town, offering trangquil views that will calm even the busiest of minds. You can also go further out to Dunstable and peruse the Dunstable Downs, delivering even more serenity to your business trip. The Stockwood Discovery Centre and the Library Theatre also offer entertainment for the local history and theatre lover. Restaurants and cafes are abound, with plenty to choose from; small local ones to luxurious fine dining additions. Shopaholics will have their addiction sated with the shopping centres and local shops offering all the goods and good times they need.
The London Luton Airport offers great links for international travellers, with substantial road connections to the M1 delivering the needs of drivers. Locally, there is an excellent bus service that gets locoals around the town and to neighbouring areas.