Where to stay near England?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 58,625 holiday rentals near England. From 22,631 Cottages to 12,795 Houses, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near England for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in England?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in England. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 11,936 holiday rentals
  • Kensington: 2,814 holiday rentals
  • Paddington: 1,076 holiday rentals
  • Notting Hill: 1,397 holiday rentals
  • Cornwall: 8,379 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in England! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in England?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in England with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • London: 11,936 holiday homes
  • York: 614 holiday homes
  • Oxford: 284 holiday homes
  • Manchester: 419 holiday homes
  • St Ives: 1,618 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to England?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in England are:

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,435 holiday houses
  • Redhill (KRH-RAF Marham): 3,577 holiday houses
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 520 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in England?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in England. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hyde Park: 11,767 holiday rentals
  • London Bridge: 11,719 holiday rentals
  • Clapham Common: 11,756 holiday rentals
  • Covent Garden: 11,725 holiday rentals
  • Piccadilly Circus: 11,725 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around England listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Finding the Perfect English Holiday Home

A holiday to England offers you countless opportunities to soak up its rich cultural history. From enchanting castles to centers of learning excellence such as Cambridge and Oxford, you’d have much to see. Take a trip to Bath to get a taste of Roman influences or enjoy the delights of the scenic countryside. Visit the capital city of London to see some iconic sights and experience unforgettable moments. What’s more, you can to choose from a range of holiday rental apartments and homes to stay in while you enjoy the stunning views of the countryside or beautiful cityscapes in England.

Making the Most of a English Holiday

There’s so much to do and see in England. For those who are looking for adventure there are plenty of options to choose from. What’s interesting is that you would get to choose from white pebbled beaches to golden brown sands. Head to the surfing capital of Newquay to test the choppy waters and your ability to ride them. Depending on your level of expertise you can choose from the dramatic waters at Fistral Beach or the relatively calmer waters of Glaze Beach. Surfing enthusiasts will also enjoy the beaches of North Devon, such as Saunton and Croyde. If all you’re looking for is a relaxing nap on the beach, then the southern resorts of Torbay and Paignton would be ideal. Try a host of water sports if you’re in the mood to test the waters. From diving to sea kayaking, you’d have plenty of adventure activities lined up. Enjoy a quiet game of golf or settle for a secluded spot and try your luck in fishing. To escape the crowds, you can visit the Cumbria-Lake-District which includes Derwentwater, Ullwater and Buttermere. You can pursue a number of active pursuits such as hiking, lake cruises and even theatre over here. To taste a completely contrasting terrain, visit the wild moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor. A visit to the charming town of Keswick is perfect to enjoy the sights of Victorian buildings. You could take back some gifts from the many gift shops and unwind in a local pub.

Enjoying the Cultural Delights in England

A visit to London is an absolute must to discover the cultural heritage of England. Hop on a double-decker bus and soak up the various delights you’d pass by. Indulge yourself at Harrods or visit the fascinating British Museum. Enjoy the views from the river Thames on your cruise or attend the latest theatre shows. Witness the change of guard at Buckingham Palace or get enchanted by Windsor Castle. A visit to the St. Micahel’s Mount in Penzance is worth the effort once you witnessed the fantastic views from the top. A trip to the stunning countryside of Cotswolds is an absolute must. The villages are wonderful and what’s captivating are the yellow limestone there’re built with. You can enjoy the charms of an English holiday either by walking through the quaint trails or drive by the scenic locales. A visit to the magnificent Royal Pavilion is truly incredible. Kent will hold you captive with its sandy beaches and fantastic cathedral, while Dover will leave you awe struck with its white cliffs. If you venture further south to Bournemouth, you would get to enjoy vast coastlines of sandy beaches and scenic gardens. No holiday to England would be complete without a visit to iconic University of Oxford. Don’t miss out on the Blenheim Palace which is the residence of the Duke of Marlborough.

Choosing the Perfect Climate in England

The best time to visit England would be in the summer months between April and September. The winter months tend to be rather chilly and wet with snowfall and are ideal for those who want to enjoy a white holiday.

Getting to England

It couldn’t get any easier travelling to your English holiday home with a host of airlines offering regular budget flights to the region.