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Luton Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom


Luton is a great city in the North of England. Luton is regarded as one of the best tourism place in the Northern England. There are many sights and places of historical importance. Luton has many beautiful landmarks, which are famous throughout the United Kingdom. Some of the most popular attractions in Luton include the following.

Luton Town Hall

It is a great classical style building situated near upper George Street and Manchester Street. The Town Hall is served as an official building. One of the key features of the building is that it is constructed with the fireproof material.

Luton Museum & Art Gallery

It is a Victorian-style museum situated in the Wardown Park. Museum has a wide range of collection of the Victorian-style art, traditional crafts of Bedfordshire and there are many objects from the 17th century. Luton Museum also features a landscape gallery, which displays the objects of natural history and the objects of local archeology.

The Mall

It is a great shopping place in Luton. It was opened in 1972. There are more than 128 shops in The Mall including the key stores of UK like Debenhams, Marks and Spencers, Boots, Debenhams and Argos etc. The Mall is covering an area of 755,000 sq ft and there is a parking space for approximately 2300 cars.

Stockwood Craft Museum

It is based in Stockwood Park. It has a great collection of the rural crafts and historical trades.

Dunstable and Whipsnade Downs

It is a site of special scientific interest in Luton. The downs is a wide area that is used by the hang gliders, paragliders, kite flyers and gliders. Downs also features a huge variety of wildlife and rare species of plants. A newly built visitor center “The Chilterns Gateway Centre” is also built on the top of Dunstable Downs.

Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo is a very famous zoo in Whipsnade. It is controlled and funded by Zoological Society of London. It also features a big park that covers a space of 600 acres. Zoo also provides a bus service to its visitors. There are more than 6,405 animals in the Zoo. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of the largest wildlife spot in the United Kingdom.

Luton Hotel

It is a classical hotel in Luton. It is a magnificent hotel that has great history. It features a walled garden, big dining rooms and bed rooms that offer an array of amenities and facilities.

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