Watford area guide
Comfortably inside the London's M25, Watford is a market town that developed during the Industrial Revolution and was absorbed by the capital in the 20th century. The town is on the banks of the River Colne and is as green as it gets, with sweeping parks like Cassiobury, once the site of a Tudor palace. It has great train and tube connections into London with Watford Junction into Euston and Watford on the Metropolitan Line.
With the Intu centre recently refurbished with a plethora of independent and high street stores from John Lewis, Debenhams, Superdry and Marks and Spencer’s. It also holds a new Cineworld cinema complex.
Watford is close by to Croxley Green, Chorleywood and Rickmansworth which have the Metropolitan Line into London and convenient Chilten Line with fast trains in London Marylebone.
Watford has a great community spirit with plenty of street events on the newly pedestrianised High Street. The Palace Theatre holds national touring plays and musicals together with big name comedians.
The quant Pump House holds jazz, local and fringe theatre.
Together with Watford General Hospital, premier league Watford FC and Warner Bros Harry Potter Studios, the town caters for all.