Luton Airport

Gatwick Airport

Points of Interest

Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, 20 miles east of Aylesbury, 14 miles west of Stevenage, 30 miles northwest of London, and 22 miles southeast of Milton Keynes. London Luton Airport, opened in 1938, is one of Britain’s major airports. The University of Bedfordshire is also based in the town. Luton is home to League Two team Luton Town Football Club, whose history includes several spells in the top flight of the English league as well as a Football League Cup triumph in 1988. They play at Kenilworth Road, their home since 1905. The town was for many years famous for hat-making, and also had a large Vauxhall Motors factory. Car production at the plant began in 1905 and continued until 2002. Production of commercial vehicles continues, and the head office of Vauxhall Motors is still in the town. Luton Carnival, traditionally held on the Whitsun May bank holiday, is the largest one-day carnival in Europe.
  • University of Bedfordshire, University Square, Luton LU1 3JU
  • Stockwood Park Athletics Centre & Performance Gym, Farley Hill, Luton LU1 4BH
  • Stockwood Park Golf Centre, London Rd, Luton LU1 4LX
  • Wigmore Park, 66 Eaton Green Rd, Luton LU2 9JB
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2 Percival Way, Luton LU2 9GP
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