Activities and Family Activities in Watford

Whether you’re visiting Watford as a tourist or you are a local you will find that Watford has a fantastic array of activities and family activities to offer.
Old Watford is a collection of half-timbered houses clustered around the church and pond and is well worth exploring. Watford and the surrounding area are ideal for cycling. The terrain is relatively flat and there are more than 20 miles of cycleways making it a popular way to travel to work. The Colne Valley Cycle Route and the National Cycle routes 6 and 61 are nearby. The canal is popular for recreational use including walking along the towpath, kayaking and fishing. Cassiobury Park is an award-winning 190 acre green space with a children's play area. 

If you're keen to keep the kids entertained then it would be worth visiting Cassiobury park. This extensive area of green space proves extremely popular during the summer months. It features a variety of swings, climbing frames, slides and a trampoline for young children. You may enjoy a family picnic while observing the diversity of wildlife in the designated nature reserve. Or perhaps you'll enjoy a game of tennis on the public courts.

Here you'll find everything you could possibly want from exciting Activities in Watford UK, Family Activities in Watford for the grown- ups to an enjoyable fun filled day out for the family.

Aerial Sports

Aerial Sports

Skydiving is one of the most exciting and adrenaline fuelled sports on offer today. Tandem skydiving is by far the quickest and easiest way of experiencing the thrill of a freefall skydive...
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Boxing

Boxing

Boxing is well known as a sport that challenges an individual physically, mentally and emotionally. A boxer’s training is strenuous, hones mental focus and develops the ability to manage emotions.
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Cycling

Cycling

Watford town centre and the surrounding area is relatively compact and the terrain is generally quite flat. Over 15 km of new cycle routes have been developed in the town since 2003...
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Golf Clubs

Golf Clubs

Playing golf is great fun, but also offers a wide range of mental and physical benefits. As all golfers know, a game of golf is both mentally stimulating and physically challenging.
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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

If you are looking for a new challenge then why not try out climbing wall in Watford. You’ll work your entire body, including your mind, make yourself feel great, and maybe make some friends when climbing!
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Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Whether you are a beginner recreational diver interested in seeing the beautiful reefs of the sea, or an experienced deep sea diver who travels to depths seldom seen by the human eye...
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Sports and fitness clubs

Sports and Fitness Clubs

Increasing community participation in physical activity and sport to contribute towards a healthy town for Watford residents.Watford Get Active is a joint funded three year project by...
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Walk Tours

Walk Tours

Walks programme and tours in Watford promote walking and encourage more people (all ages, backgrounds and abilities) to get outdoors, get active and reap the health benefits. A variety of walks...
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Zoo and Wildlife Parks

Zoo and Wildlife Parks

Although Watford is a highly urban borough, it has a number of wildlife havens where plants and animals thrive. These include parks, woodlands, nature reserves and allotments.
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