Destination guide

Travel to historical Canterbury

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Canterbury. This city is well-known for its shopping and parks. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Canterbury

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Canterbury a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mohegan Sun Country Club At Pautipaug (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Country Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sharpe Hill Vineyard (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Old Furnace State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Dalice Elizabeth Winery (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Preston Ridge Vineyard (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Canterbury

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canterbury is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hopeville Pond State Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Old Furnace State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Davis Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mohegan Park and Memorial Rose Garden (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Nathaniel Lyon Memorial Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Preston Highway Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Transport

Travelling to and around Canterbury

The nearest airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), located 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), which is 26 mi (41.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Canterbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday rentals near Canterbury. From 10 Houses to 2 Caravans, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Canterbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Canterbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in Canterbury. Our other popular types of Canterbury holiday rentals include:

  • Caravans: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Canterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Canterbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.