Best Bar: Oceana is Watford’s largest club with a capacity for 3,000 people and plays music to suit all tastes.
Best Restaurant: L’Artista (61 High Street) offers visitors to Watford a little slice of Italy with an array of authentic pizza and pasta dishes.
Best Shopping: With over three floors of fashion, interior decorating and everything in between, John Lewis (Harlequin Centre, Watford) is Hertfordshire's largest department store.
Best Kept Secret: Cassiobury Park stretches over 190 acres from Watford's city centre to the west of the town and has a wide variety of sports facilities and attractions for children.
Live out your ultimate shopping fantasy at London's largest shopping mall. Speared out on a whopping 150,000 square metres Westfield Shopping Centre houses 265 high end shops and 50 restaurants, supplemented by a luxury spa and 14-screen cinema - all this is only an hour away!
Simply walk to Watford Junction Rail Station, take the Southern train towards South Croydon Rail Station, alight at Shepherds Bush Rail Station and the Westfield Shopping Centre is across the road. To plan your trip to Westfield Shopping Centre the Transport for London website will provide up to date timetables and service information
Boasting an incredible history, Wembley City is world renowned, some of the biggest performers have entertained here, legends have played football here and the tradition continues today. Whether you are visiting Wembley City for a concert, sporting event or a market, you will always be spoilt for choice.
Simply take the train from Watford Junction to Webley Central Rail station. To plan your trip to Wembley the Transport for London website provide up to date timetables and service information
Watford Museum tells tales of the town through the history of industry, fine art and football memorabilia and is housed in the former Benskins Brewery Mansion.
Housed in a beautiful Edwardian building Watford Palace Theatre is nearly 100 years old which now puts on nine varied productions a year. The programme ranges from Christmas pantomimes and classic plays to comedies and modern works.
Woodside Leisure Park is situated a few miles north of the town centre, which provides endless fun with a multiplex cinema, bowling, ice skating, arcades, a play dome and restaurants.