Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Wickford

Learn about the unique charm of Wickford with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Southend Pier and Kelvedon Hatch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Wickford

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Wickford a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Stock Brook Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wickford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Wickford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hockley Woods (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Norsey Woods (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Belfairs Woods (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Chalkwell Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wickford

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Wickford Battlesbridge Station or Wickford Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wickford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 173 holiday lettings around Wickford. From 80 flats & apartments to 57 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wickford? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wickford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wickford Battlesbridge Station: 341 holiday lettings
  • Wickford Station: 379 holiday lettings
  • Action Park: 371 holiday lettings
  • Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station: 454 holiday lettings
  • Brands Hatch Circuit: 3,667 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wickford 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 Wickford?

Yes, of course. offers 80 Flats in Wickford. Our other popular types of Wickford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 80 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wickford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Wickford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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