Planning your perfect Staycation in Hatfield & Hertfordshire
When you want to get away from it all but still be in touch, to escape to the country but keep within easy reach of things, then Mercure Hatfield is the ideal base. Hertfordshire is a county that features rolling countryside, historic sites, thriving towns and picture postcard villages - so whether you want the bright lights of the city or the sleepy villages and country pubs, you'll find it here.
With the delights of Hatfield House just around the corner, the imposing cathedral city of St Albans nearby or the magic of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter just a short drive away - things are within easy reach from Hatfield, being just off the A1(M), near the M25 and on the East Coast Main Line making wherever you're heading, easy to get to.
London on your doorstep
You can be in London in just over 30 minutes by rail, putting this world class city on your doorstep. London can be many different things to different people, so whether you go for the history, the culture, the shopping or the sightseeing - you can take your pick and plan your own staycation to be just the one you wanted it to be.
Packages which include a two course dinner from our set menu, bed and breakfast are available with free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to check in.
Historic House and Castles
Hatfield is dominated by the enormous deer park and imposing stature of Hatfield House. While on your break you could also visit Buckingham Palace or take in the Tower of London, or perhaps lose yourself in the Knebworth Park maze.
Museums & Art Galleries
There is a lot of Roman history around these parts, with Verulamium in St Albans being an ancient site of fascinating discoveries. Or, if you prefer your history more modern, then don't miss the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, home of the famous Mosquito.
Theme Parks & Days Out
There is lots of action hereabouts with attractions that will appeal to all ages. There's magic, there's dinosaurs, there's racing and there's animals - take your pick!
Shopping & Retail Therapy
From discount outlet shopping at The Galleria to the high end boutiques and designer shops of London's West End - you can really shop till you drop...
Activity Breaks & Walks
There is plenty of countryside and woodlands to discover whether on foot or cycling, and some great water-sports venues.