Destination guide

The lush setting of Ilford is ready to explore

Enjoy the culture and other features of Ilford. Well known for its shopping, forests and parks, this welcoming city won't disappoint. South Park and Olympic Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ilford

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Ilford a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Royal Observatory (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • BT Tower (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ilford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sky Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Greenwich Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Russell Square (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • St. James Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Hyde Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ilford

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.8 mi (36.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Seven Kings Station, Ilford Station and Goodmayes Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Ilford by jumping on the metro at Newbury Park Station, Barkingside Underground Station or Gants Hill Underground Station.

Where to stay around Ilford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,368 vacation rentals near Ilford. From 724 Houses to 4,495 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ilford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ilford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ilford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 11,812 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 7,983 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 9,707 vacation rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 11,640 vacation rentals
  • Piccadilly Circus: 6,920 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ilford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ilford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 724 Houses in Ilford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,495 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ilford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 65 vacation rentals with pool available in Ilford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.