A culture map has been launched to help tourists get the most out of their holidays in Waltham Forest.

The map, created by accommodation website Airbnb and Waltham Forest Council, highlights the must-see attractions and also includes a list recommendations for dining.

The number of tourists using Airbnb in the borough has increased by 250 per cent over the past three years.

Hitchcock mosaics at Leytonstone tube station and God’s Own Junkyard, the largest collection of vintage neon signs in Europe, are some of the places tourists are advised to visit.

James McClure, General Manager for Airbnb, said: “The popularity of Waltham Forest is growing fast and we are excited to see local residents share their expert tips with guests on what makes the borough great.

“More locals are opening their homes to guests on Airbnb than ever before and showcasing how to live like a local in Waltham Forest and enjoy the local gems guest might otherwise have missed.”

The borough was most popular with tourists from France, America, Germany, Italy and Britain, with 76 per cent coming from Europe alone.

Waltham Forest’s Airbnb hosts received overall positive reviews, with an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.

Below are a list of the attractions included in the guide.

Chingford: Queen Elizabeth’s hunting lodge and Pympe Hall nature reserve.

Walthamstow: William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Vestry House Museum, God’s Own Junkyard, Gnome House, Blackhorse Road Workshops.

Leytonstone: Stone Space art gallery and Hitchcock mosaics in the tube station.

Airbnb host Lezaan, from Walthamstow, who featured in the #LondonIsOpen campaign organised by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said it is important for people to know they will feel welcome.

She said: “One thing we all love about London is the diversity - we embrace it.

“It’s really important to know that London is an open and diverse community that embraces foreign people.”

Have any of your favourite places been overlooked?

Let us know where you would send tourists in Waltham Forest. Email reporter Laura O’Callaghan on laura.ocallaghan@london.newsquest.co.uk