Destination guide

The friendly area of Croydon awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Croydon. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and romantic. The Shard and Big Ben are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Croydon

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Croydon a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Royal Observatory (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Croydon

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Croydon. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • South Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Greenwich Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Battersea Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • St. James Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Hyde Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Croydon

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, East Croydon Station, West Croydon Station and Croydon Waddon Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Croydon by catching a ride on the metro at Coombe Lane Tram Station, Lloyd Park Tram Station or Sandilands Tram Station.

Where to stay near Croydon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,752 holiday rentals near Croydon. From 1,468 Houses to 7,025 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Croydon is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Croydon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Croydon:

  • Fairfield: 62 holiday homes
  • Waddon: 52 holiday homes
  • Selhurst: 62 holiday homes
  • Broad Green: 53 holiday homes
  • West Thornton: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Croydon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Croydon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Croydon Waddon Station: 11,850 holiday rentals
  • Fairfields Hall: 11,994 holiday rentals
  • Gravel Hill Station: 11,467 holiday rentals
  • Addington Palace Golf Club: 11,768 holiday rentals
  • Croydon Selhurst Station: 11,896 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Croydon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,468 Houses in Croydon. Our other popular types of Croydon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7,025 holiday houses
  • Villas: 18 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 37 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Croydon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 74 holiday homes with pool available in Croydon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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