Destination guide

The friendly area of Dagenham awaits your stay

Enjoy the museums and other features of Dagenham. Travelers appreciate the parks in this welcoming city. South Park and O2 Arena 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 and attractions in Dagenham

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Dagenham a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Royal Observatory (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • BT Tower (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dagenham

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dagenham is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Sky Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Greenwich Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Russell Square (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • St. James Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Battersea Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)

Transportation options to and around Dagenham

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (SEN-Southend), which is 24 mi (38.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dagenham Dock Station. It's easy to get around Dagenham by jumping on the metro at Dagenham Heathway Underground Station, Becontree Underground Station or Dagenham East Station.

Where to stay around Greater London?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,225 holiday lettings near Greater London. From 9,494 Condos/Apartments to 2,313 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Greater London area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Greater London?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Greater London. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • London City Centre: 6,837 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,714 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,051 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 582 holiday homes
  • Earls Court: 1,794 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Greater London! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Greater London?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Greater London with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • London: 12,003 holiday lettings
  • Carshalton: 7,828 holiday lettings
  • London Borough of Richmond upon Thames: 10,895 holiday lettings
  • Croydon: 8,747 holiday lettings
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For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Greater London?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Greater London are:

  • City Airport (LCY): 11,695 self catering accommodations
  • Northolt (NHT-RAF Northolt): 11,963 self catering accommodations
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,523 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Greater London?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Greater London. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

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

But there are many other points of interest around Greater London listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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