The Luton Hat Trail


Discover Luton’s hat making history on this short walk which passes the sites of the earliest buildings in the area connected with the industry and past and present hat factories. You’ll also find out about a few famous local connections!

How To Get There By Passenger Transport

Click here for bus and train timetable information.

How To Get There By Car

From junction 11 of the M1, take the A505 towards Luton. Follows signs for A6/Bedford. Wardown Park Museum is just off the A6 to the right approximately 1 mile after leaving the city centre.

There is very limited parking at the museum. Alternatively, Luton city centre has car parks.

Start/Finish Point

This circular walk starts from Wardown Park Museum.

Access and General Information

Length: 1.66 miles (2.67 km)

Access Information:

Pending Update.

Route Description

See map for route description.


This leaflet has been produced by Luton Borough Council.