Destination guide

The arty area of Cambridge awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and monuments with a rental holiday home in Cambridge. Well known for its university setting, riverfront and gardens, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Church of St Mary the Great and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cambridge

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Cambridge has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • National Stud (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Ash Valley Golf Club (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Cambridge

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cambridge is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Backs (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Fellows Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Parker's Piece (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Jesus Green (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Wandlebury Country Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cambridge

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.6 mi (36.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Cambridge Station, Cambridge North Station and Shelford Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Cambridge?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 318 holiday rentals near Cambridge. From 154 Houses to 111 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cambridge is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cambridge?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Cambridge. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Corpus Christi College: 381 holiday rentals
  • Magdalene College: 385 holiday rentals
  • Emmanuel College: 383 holiday rentals
  • Sidney Sussex College: 369 holiday rentals
  • Senate House: 367 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cambridge listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cambridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 154 Houses in Cambridge. Our other popular types of Cambridge holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 111 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 24 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 24 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cambridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Cambridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.