With it being the first school holiday of 2020, get inspired to make the most out of it and spend some quality time with your kids and family! Watford has something for every taste; fun adventures or relaxing, indoor activities – your choice!

  • Teleport to the... Laser Planet

    Laser Planet is a new concept in laser tag gaming, adding a hi-end feel and experience to a very popular game. Ideal for customers of all ages from 6 years onwards, from children’s parties to corporate events.

    Do you like console gaming? This is like being in the game! Each player is equipped with a laser vest and phaser. You can take part in a team mission or a free-for-all mission, just make sure you get the highest score!

     

  • The ultimate inflatable park

    Imagine a giant inflatable obstacle course which combines the fun, challenge and excitement of ninja warrior, gladiator and total wipe-out!

    Cloud 9 is an incredibly new, exciting, active leisure experience for all ages. From a giant inflatable obstacle course and dodgeball arena to a 1v1 battle platform, the fun is endless with plenty more surprises in store.

  • Live the Bedlam Paintball experience

    You haven’t played paintball until you’ve played Bedlam Paintball Watford, it’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

    Go Bedlam Paintballing Watford is a pay as you go package to play. The package includes entrance fees, game fees, paintball insurance, paintball marker gun, paintball hopper and propellant for the whole day.

    They also do Splatmaster low-velocity Paintball for kids age 8 years plus and outdoor laser tag ideal for your little ones. Pre-booking is essential, simply call the booking office.

  • Escape these Rooms

    Breakout Rooms is the first and only escape room in Watford equipped with different scenarios to test your ability to crack codes.

    It is a physical adventure game in which players (2-6 people) solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategies to escape. Once locked in, you have 60 minutes to break out and beat the clock in order to feature on our wall of fame where you can boast your success.

     

  • Experience the making of Harry Potter

    Step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter film series.

    Discover the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall and explore the Forbidden Forest, all before boarding the original Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 ¾ and wandering down Diagon Alley.

    When people travel from the other side of the world to visit the Warner Bros Studio Tour London and you have it on your doorstep… it should be on the top of your list!

  • Everyone loves Bowling

    At Hollywood Bowl, there’s nothing like a spot of family competition to bring the whole family together with 14 state-of-the-art bowling lanes.

    You can also enjoy freshly made American classics, including gourmet burgers, hot dogs and shakes in the Hollywood Diner, choose from a great range of drinks in the bar.

    Challenge your kiddos to a game of pool or try out the awesome amusement area that is guaranteed to keep everyone entertained. So, what are you waiting for? Let the good times roll!

  • Take your little adventurers to indoor climbing

    Rock Up is a thrilling climbing centre at intu Watford Shopping Centre. They have 27 incredible fun climbing walls towering over 8m with multiple routes to their peaks.

    They support and work with community groups from Schools to Scouts, Cadets to Sports Clubs and many more. Rockup also offers climbing sessions for under 5-year-olds and a Rock Stars climbing club that aims at building strength, confidence and agility.

  • Ride the miniature train

    Combine a day in Cassiobury park with a fun ride! The charming railway full of huff and puff opened in Easter of 1959 and as you climb aboard the miniature train, a woodland adventure awaits.

    Train enthusiasts and families can enjoy a seven-minute ride which meanders through the park woodland, crisscrossing several lines before returning to the terminus beside the Grand Union Canal.

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A few words from Visit Watford during Coronavirus

During these testing times, we all need to stay active and make compromises. We know that the reason you usually come to our channels is for a dose of inspiration and ideas on the very best ways to organise your visit or spend your free time across Watford.

Making a trip out of the house to explore over the coming weeks is not recommended by the government and we want you to stay safe and protect your loved ones. However, here at Visit Watford we are still committed to sharing with you everything that’s great about our town.

Thus, you may see some changes to the content we’ll be posting; with more of a focus on supporting our community, sharing a few things to look forward to, and providing a little distraction during times where you may be stuck indoors.

We’ll be championing Watford’s independent businesses, keeping you up to date with great stories from our community and continuing to share incredible photos from across the area which we hope will put a smile on your face – visit our social media channels for more.

Got ideas of content you’d like to see from us? Nominate your neighbour or friend as a local hero, if you think they deserve a special mention – we’d love to hear your story! Get in touch at marketing@visitwatford.com or share it on social media & tag us/ use the hashtag #watfordlocalhero.

Stay safe,
Visit Watford team