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-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ilford

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

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ilford

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ilford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,965 holiday lettings around Ilford. From 3,980 flats & apartments to 820 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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: 20 holiday homes
  • Loxford: 16 holiday homes
  • Clayhall: 15 holiday homes
  • City of Westminster: 4,181 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,262 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ilford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gants Hill Underground Station: 10,596 holiday lettings
  • Goodmayes Hospital: 10,515 holiday lettings
  • King George Hospital: 10,500 holiday lettings
  • Ilford Station: 10,611 holiday lettings
  • Goodmayes Station: 10,514 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ilford listed on 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 Flats in Ilford?

Yes, of course. offers 3,980 Flats in Ilford. Our other popular types of Ilford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 820 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4,025 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ilford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 68 holiday homes with pool available in Ilford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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