Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Watford

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Watford. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the local tours, restaurants and bars. Wembley Stadium and Natural History Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Watford

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Watford a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Legoland (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • BT Tower (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Watford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Watford is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Garden (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Hyde Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Russell Square (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • St. James Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)

Transportation to and around Watford

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (LTN-Luton), which is 15.4 mi (24.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Watford High Street Station, Watford Junction Station and Bushey Station are the main stations in the area. Catch a ride on the metro at Watford Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Watford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,210 holiday lettings near Watford. From 2,301 Houses to 20 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Watford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Watford?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Watford:

  • Cassiobury: 24 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,805 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,691 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,016 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 559 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Watford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Watford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Watford North Station: 10,716 holiday lettings
  • Bushey Station: 11,460 holiday lettings
  • Watford Station: 10,731 holiday lettings
  • Vicarage Road: 11,241 holiday lettings
  • Watford High Street Station: 10,931 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Watford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Watford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,301 Houses in Watford. Our other popular types of Watford holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 9,506 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 108 holiday homes with pool available in Watford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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