Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Newhaven

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Newhaven. This city's golfing, gardens and riverfront draw many visitors. Newhaven Fort and Drusilla's Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Newhaven

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Newhaven a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Drusilla's Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Brighton Pier (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Eastbourne Pier (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Peacehaven Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Seaford Head Gold Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Newhaven

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Newhaven is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brighton Beach (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Beachy Head (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Sheffield Park Garden (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Seaford Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Spring Barn Farm Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Lewes Priory Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)

Travelling to and around Newhaven

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 26.1 mi (42 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Newhaven Town Station or Newhaven Harbour Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Newhaven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 711 holiday rentals near Newhaven. From 238 Houses to 93 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newhaven for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Newhaven:

  • Seafront: 386 holiday homes
  • Meads: 78 holiday homes
  • Brighton City Centre: 367 holiday homes
  • Kemptown: 285 holiday homes
  • The Lanes: 219 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 Newhaven?

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

  • Newhaven Harbour Station: 1,111 holiday rentals
  • Newhaven Museum: 1,114 holiday rentals
  • Newhaven Fort: 1,101 holiday rentals
  • Peacehaven Golf Club: 1,085 holiday rentals
  • Newhaven Town Station: 1,121 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 238 Houses in Newhaven. Our other popular types of Newhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 93 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 93 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 93 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 Newhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Newhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.