Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Watford

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Watford. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the local tours, restaurants and bars. Wembley Stadium and Natural History Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Stayz 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Watford a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Watford

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Watford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10,029 holiday rentals around Watford. From 7,517 flats & apartments to 2,140 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Watford is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Watford:

  • Cassiobury: 41 holiday homes
  • City of Westminster: 3,929 holiday homes
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: 2,700 holiday homes
  • Camden: 6,547 holiday homes
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: 4,886 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Watford Junction Station: 9,216 holiday rentals
  • Vicarage Road: 9,289 holiday rentals
  • St. Albans Bricket Wood Station: 8,610 holiday rentals
  • Impact Falconry: 9,423 holiday rentals
  • Watford High Street Station: 9,400 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Watford listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Watford?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 7,517 Condos/Apartments in Watford. Our other popular types of Watford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,140 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 47 holiday houses
  • Villas: 11 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 110 holiday homes with pool available in Watford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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