Perfectly located for an easy London commute, Watford is a Hertfordshire town that is well suited for the business traveller. With a number of hotels offering conference facilities and meeting rooms, Watford is a popular business trip location. Central London and its extensive business district are only 20 minutes away by train, while Heathrow airport is just 48km away. Watford is served by the M25 and M1 motorways, ensuring that whether your onward journey takes you north, south or around greater London, it will be simple.
What is there to do in Watford out of office hours?
Play golf in one of the nearby golf clubs or take some drinks in the Hartsbourne Country Club. See a show at the Watford Palace Theatre or sample foods from almost anywhere in the world at one of this multicultural town’s many restaurants. Watford has its own museum, and though their football club is small, the locals are fiercely proud; on match days you can expect to see a colourful crowd cheering them on. Watford boasts a lively town centre and if you head to the Parade, you won’t be short of drinking venues.
What does Watford offer the business traveller?
It’s easy to book conference rooms and plan meetings when you stay at a hotel in Watford, and you’ll find all the latest technology here. Croxley Green Business Park in Watford houses more than 60 companies set over 75 acres of parkland. In addition, Watford is perfectly located for accessing the myriad of trade fairs held in London, from restaurant shows to finance and consulting, London has it all.
What interesting locations can I visit from my hotel in Watford?
Shop in the Harlequin Mall, for both high street and designer stores, or take the afternoon off and head from your Watford hotel to the pretty cathedral city of St Albans. Here you can take a guided tour of the cathedral and abbey church or simply enjoy a stroll around the canal. Don’t miss the world’s longest running street market on St Alban’s main shopping street, held every Wednesday and Saturday since the 13th century! Take a half hour train ride to Wembley Stadium for a huge selection of sporting and entertainment events, or visit Tring, home to the Natural History Museum’s bird collection.