Local services in Watford
Whether in town for business or pleasure, visitors will find Watford well stocked with the typical trappings of a large town. intu shopping centre and the surrounding streets offer a good selection of shops and stores, as well as restaurants, bars, pubs, and more. Situated nearby is Vicarage Road stadium, home to Watford Football Club. The Hornets, as they’re known locally, generally play on a Saturday afternoon during football season. Meanwhile, Watford Museum, found right in the heart of town, offers an interesting glimpse back into the town’s past. The museum, which is housed in an old brewery, also features an art gallery.
When it comes to entertainment, Watford Colosseum is one of the town’s top attractions. Regularly hosting everything from pop concerts and stand-up comedy to opera and tea dances, the historic venue has been the place to go in Watford since it opened in 1938. It’s also home to an impressive Compton organ, which has been meticulously restored. Watford Palace Theatre is another popular entertainment venue, screening all the latest films, as well as in-house theatre productions. Meanwhile, the Pump House Theatre & Arts Centre offers a heady mix of live music, theatre, and other art forms. If you’re unfortunate enough to be in town on a day when these venues are closed, you’ll still find bars, nightclubs, comedy clubs and live music venues scattered around the town.