Spice Girl Geri Halliwell hails from Watford of Hertfordshire, eastern England. Watford is an urbanized town with an exciting nightlife and theatrical culture. Its history dates back to pre-Roman times, which is depicted by some of its notable tourist attractions, easily accessible through car hire at Watford.
Watford is named after the point in the River Colne which was crossed or “forded” to get to and from London and the Midlands as early as pre-Roman times. The area mainly relied on agriculture for its economy, and became industrialized during the Industrial Revolution, which is evident in its housing the head offices of many national offices in England, such as Total Oil, Sanyo, Beko, Bathstore, Iveco, and British Waterways.
Watford’s nightlife is generated in High Street, where it is said that the bars and nightclubs higher up the street have increasingly expensive drinks and admissions. During the day, one can take advantage of the Harlequin shopping mall, with boutique outlets of prominent brands such as Zara, Anne Summers, New Look, Topshop, and Lush.
Other attractions include the Leavesden Film Studios, the home of the Harry Potter motion pictures. The Watford Colosseum is one of the best recording studios in England, It where the musical scores of the Sound of Music, Sleepy Hollow, Star Wars, and the Lord of the Rings were recorded.
Watford is easily accessible by a number of modes of public transportation, including rail, coach, bus, and ferry. The M1 and M25 motorways make Watford easily accessible by car within minutes. Cheap car hire at Watford is offered by car rental companies Hertz, Sixt, Budget, National Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise, and Thrifty.