Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Wickford

Learn about the unique charm of Wickford with a stay in a private vacation home. Well known for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Southend Pier and Kelvedon Hatch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Wickford

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Wickford a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southend Pier (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Stock Brook Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wickford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Wickford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hockley Woods (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Norsey Woods (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Belfairs Woods (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Chalkwell Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wickford

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Wickford Battlesbridge Station or Wickford Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Wickford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals near Wickford. From 45 Houses to 73 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 Wickford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wickford Battlesbridge Station: 287 vacation rentals
  • Wickford Station: 314 vacation rentals
  • Gravesend Meopham Station: 1,318 vacation rentals
  • London (XQE-Ebbsfleet International Train Station): 3,458 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Shoeburyness Station: 361 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wickford 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 Wickford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Wickford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wickford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 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 Wickford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Wickford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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