Destination guide

The friendly area of Croydon awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Croydon. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and romantic. The Shard and Big Ben are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Croydon

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Croydon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Royal Observatory (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Croydon

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Croydon. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • South Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Greenwich Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Battersea Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • St. James Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Hyde Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Croydon

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, East Croydon Station, West Croydon Station and Croydon Waddon Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Croydon by catching a ride on the metro at Coombe Lane Tram Station, Lloyd Park Tram Station or Sandilands Tram Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Croydon?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 8,718 house rentals around Croydon. From 1,520 Houses to 6,905 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Croydon is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Croydon:

  • Fairfield: 69 vacation rentals
  • Waddon: 57 vacation rentals
  • Ashburton: 20 vacation rentals
  • Broad Green: 62 vacation rentals
  • Selhurst: 69 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Croydon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Croydon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fairfields Hall: 12,247 home rentals
  • Gravel Hill Station: 12,106 home rentals
  • Addington Palace Golf Club: 12,110 home rentals
  • Croydon Waddon Station: 12,330 home rentals
  • Croydon Selhurst Station: 12,217 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Croydon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,520 Houses in Croydon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Croydon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6,905 lodging choices
  • Villas: 20 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 37 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Croydon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 77 vacation homes with pool available in Croydon.

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