Destination guide

Travel to friendly Eastleigh

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Eastleigh. Revered for its fishing, wildlife and forests, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Winchester Cathedral and Southampton Maritime Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Eastleigh

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Eastleigh a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stoneham Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Marwell Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Southampton City Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Romsey Golf Club (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • The Quays (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Eastleigh

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Eastleigh is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverside Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Manor Farm Country Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Queen's Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mayflower Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Queen Eleanors Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Eastleigh

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Eastleigh Station or Eastleigh Chandlers Ford Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Eastleigh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 298 holiday rentals near Eastleigh. From 139 Houses to 92 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Eastleigh for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Eastleigh?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Eastleigh:

  • Gunwharf Quays: 69 holiday homes
  • Old Portsmouth: 73 holiday homes
  • Southsea: 124 holiday homes
  • Southampton City Centre: 53 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 88 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Eastleigh Chandlers Ford Station: 1,001 holiday rentals
  • Valley Park: 981 holiday rentals
  • Eastleigh Station: 1,078 holiday rentals
  • The Race Centre: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Monkey Bizness: 1,109 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastleigh 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 Eastleigh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Houses in Eastleigh. Our other popular types of Eastleigh holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 92 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 49 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 49 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Eastleigh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Eastleigh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.