A name synonymous with British rock music, Knebworth is a village with plenty of character and history behind it – and it’s only a quick train ride away with us.
Home to the famous Knebworth House, the village of Knebworth packs more of a punch than you might expect. If live music is your thing, a visit in the summer will definitely be worth your while. Hosting some of the biggest bands in British music, the house attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors a year.
If you’re thinking of taking a trip over there, your best bet for getting to Knebworth smoothly is our trains. Say you’re planning a day out of London or just want to make the short hop over from Stevenage, we’ve got cheap fares available - whether you’re travelling solo or with family and friends.
Getting to Knebworth
One of the reasons Knebworth days out make so much sense is how quickly you can get over to the village from all over the south east. Journeys from London, Peterborough, Cambridge Stevenage, Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City will all take under an hour – travel from the last three destinations should take no more than 10 minutes. Most services arriving in Knebworth are direct as well, meaning you can put your feet up and not worry about any changes.
Don’t forget there are ways to save on your journey as well. Always keep an eye out for Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak routes – they’ll offer you savings against busier times. Likewise, Railcard holders will get up to 1/3 off each rail fare they buy, so it’s worth checking to see if you’re eligible to get one if you haven’t already. For those travelling in groups – friends or family - try our GroupSave and cheap kids’ travel offers. Available on Off-Peak journeys, you’ll be able to make savings on adult group bookings while kids may be able to travel for as little as £2.
Things to do in Knebworth
When thinking about Knebworth days out, the obvious number one attraction is Knebworth House, a grand English country manor with a musical edge. Since 1974, the house has been hosting concerts and has welcomed a who’s who of rock acts including Oasis, Pink Floyd, Queen, Elton John, The Rolling Stones and many other legendary names. If it’s not a gig you’re after, the house offers all sorts of seasonal attractions throughout the year, as well as a more traditional stately home visiting experience.
Other things to do in Knebworth include a visit to Shaw’s Corner a few miles away – the former home of George Bernard Shaw - with grounds that are perfect for walking all year round. Or maybe a stroll around one of the parks in the local area, including Fairlands Valley and Passenger Park. The village itself is a peaceful, scenic place, with a number of great pubs, restaurants and cafes to enjoy refreshments throughout the day.
As for getting to Knebworth, leave the travel side to us and focus on having a great day out with your loved ones.