Things to Do

There’s always something to do in Letchworth! This unique and inspirational destination offers weekly events, promotional activities and many other services throughout the town centre. From independent stores and top eating places to annual festivals and regular arts & leisure events, Letchworth Town Centre really is the go-to destination for all ages.

Areas of entertainment & services include:

Bring the Kids

Letchworth is the perfect place to bring your little ones on a weekend or during those long school holidays. Our award-winning playgrounds and family-friendly shops will keep the kids entertained all day long.

Going Out

Planning an evening out in Letchworth Town Centre? We have a great deal on offer, including pubs serving traditional pub food, and our local independent cinema screens not only the latest releases, but also vintage classics and overlooked movie gems.

Keeping Active

Letchworth is big on green spaces, sport and recreation, and outdoor life in general. Discover the Greenway walk, take a breather in the Broadway Gardens or for any fitness fans, the leisure centre offers great all-year indoor swimming.

Food Glorious Food

Alongside the town’s well-established Italian, Spanish, Thai, Chinese and Indian restaurants, our annual food and drink festivals attract thousands from Hertfordshire and beyond, becoming one of the country’s top culinary destinations.

Style and Fashion

We have a variety of independent boutiques and some of the top names in high street clothing, ensuring that the town is well worth a visit for your day-to-day needs.

Gifts and Special Occasions

Looking for a special gift for a friend or relative? Explore the outstanding independent shops for something unusual or unique, offering handmade items from makers and artists across the UK and overseas.

Pampering and Wellbeing

Whether you need to look your best for that big occasion or just want to be pampered for the day, Letchworth really is the place to be. From independent ladies and gents hairdressers and tanning studios to opticians and dental surgeries, there are many places in the town centre to choose from when you are looking for some rest and relaxation.

Home and Garden

We have showrooms full of traditional and contemporary furniture, state-of-the-art electrical appliances bearing the names of the world’s top brands, carpet and flooring stores, and everything for the DIY-minded.

Hobby Corner

The specialist shops in the town make Letchworth a hobbyist’s heaven. From embroidery and knitting, to arts & crafts, our businesses know their respective fields inside out and can provide just what you need, either in-store or by special order.

Everyday Essentials

Need to book a flight or looking for inspiration for your next holiday in the sun? Our town centre travel agents are always on hand to help. Multi-range supermarkets, pharmacies, local shoe repairers and more, Letchworth provides all the essential everyday services that are the lifeblood of any community.

Arts and Culture

If you’d like to try your hand at something new and creative, the art studios and craft workshops centred in the Wynd offer lots of opportunities to explore your artistic side.

Professional Services

From solicitors and accountants to commercial service providers and recruitment, Letchworth offers a range of key professional services represented by individuals and companies with strong local roots.

Charity or Cause

If you are interested in getting involved in a good cause or volunteering with a charity, there are of variety of schemes on hand that support local and international charities.

For more information on all the exciting things that happen in Letchworth, please visit:

What's On

Letchworth Heritage Foundation