Destination guide

The friendly area of Ashbourne awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Ashbourne. Travellers especially like the bars, hiking and golfing in this welcoming and relaxing city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ashbourne

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Ashbourne for its hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ashbourne a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ashbourne Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Alton Towers (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Denby Pottery (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ashbourne

Travellers appreciate the pristine countryside and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Ashbourne has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Ashbourne is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Carsington Water (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lea Gardens (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Parkhall Country Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Rudyard Lake (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashbourne

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 27.1 mi (43.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Ashbourne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 476 holiday rentals near Ashbourne. From 298 Cottages to 298 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ashbourne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Pipes in The Peaks: 1,456 holiday rentals
  • Saint Oswald's Church: 1,498 holiday rentals
  • Peak District National Park: 2,122 holiday rentals
  • Alton Towers: 1,297 holiday rentals
  • The Crescent: 1,609 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ashbourne 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 Cottages in Ashbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 298 Cottages in Ashbourne. Our other popular types of Ashbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 298 holiday houses
  • Houses: 137 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 298 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ashbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Ashbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.