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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Watford?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 12,222 house rentals around Watford. From 2,301 Houses to 20 Villas, 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 Watford is on HomeAway.

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

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 Watford:

  • Cassiobury: 24 vacation rentals
  • Central London: 6,684 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 3,937 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 954 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,214 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 Watford?

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

  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: 9,685 home rentals
  • St. Albans Bricket Wood Station: 10,501 home rentals
  • Watford Junction Station: 10,747 home rentals
  • The Grove: 9,593 home rentals
  • Watford North Station: 10,975 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Watford?

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

  • Villas: 20 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 63 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 9,517 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Watford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 108 vacation homes with pool available in Watford.

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