Destination guide

The lush setting of Ilford is ready to explore

Enjoy the culture and other features of Ilford. Well known for its shopping, forests and parks, this welcoming city won't disappoint. South Park and Olympic Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ilford

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Ilford a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Royal Observatory (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • BT Tower (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ilford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sky Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Greenwich Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Russell Square (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • St. James Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Hyde Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Ilford

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.8 mi (36.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Seven Kings Station, Ilford Station and Goodmayes Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Ilford by jumping on the metro at Newbury Park Station, Barkingside Underground Station or Gants Hill Underground Station.

Where to stay around Ilford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,512 holiday lettings near Ilford. From 808 Houses to 4,531 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ilford is on HomeAway.

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

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 Ilford:

  • Cranbrook: 17 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,837 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,714 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,051 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 582 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 Ilford?

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

  • Westbourne Grove: 12,069 holiday lettings
  • Romford Upminster Station: 8,301 holiday lettings
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 12,009 holiday lettings
  • Hayes and Harlington Station: 11,809 holiday lettings
  • Brent Cross Shopping Centre: 12,077 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ilford 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 Ilford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 808 Houses in Ilford. Our other popular types of Ilford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,531 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ilford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Ilford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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