Destination guide

The friendly city of Waltham Abbey awaits you

The forests and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Waltham Abbey. This city's spas, restaurants and bars attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. South Park and Olympic Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Waltham Abbey

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Waltham Abbey a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • BT Tower (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Royal Observatory (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waltham Abbey

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Waltham Abbey is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Sky Garden (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Russell Square (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • St. James Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Greenwich Park (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Hyde Park (16.2 mi / 26 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Waltham Abbey

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to London (STN-Stansted), which is 16.2 mi (26.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waltham Abbey?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 884 holiday lettings around Waltham Abbey. From 311 Houses to 533 Flats, 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 Waltham Abbey?

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 Waltham Abbey:

  • Central London: 6,714 holiday homes
  • Stratford: 335 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 959 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 3,951 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,226 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 Waltham Abbey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waltham Abbey. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lee Valley White Water Centre: 11,524 holiday lettings
  • Waltham Abbey Church: 10,896 holiday lettings
  • Capel Manor College and Gardens: 11,416 holiday lettings
  • Royal Gunpowder Mills: 11,067 holiday lettings
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 11,531 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waltham Abbey listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Waltham Abbey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 311 Houses in Waltham Abbey. Our other popular types of Waltham Abbey holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 533 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waltham Abbey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Waltham Abbey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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