Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cambridgeshire

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cambridgeshire. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its university setting, restaurants and riverfront. Take in top local attractions like Church of St Mary the Great and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Cambridgeshire

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cambridgeshire a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • National Stud (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Ryston Park Golf Club (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cambridgeshire

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cambridgeshire. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jesus Green (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Fellows Garden (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • The Backs (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Parker's Piece (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Paxton Pits Nature Reserve (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cambridgeshire

The nearest airport is in Cambridge (CBG), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cambridge Waterbeach Station, Huntingdon Station and Cambridge North Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Cambridgeshire?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 555 house rentals near Cambridgeshire. From 94 Cottages to 247 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cambridgeshire for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cambridgeshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cambridgeshire. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Royston: 273 vacation rentals
  • Cambridge: 346 vacation rentals
  • Ely: 298 vacation rentals
  • Cambridge: 241 vacation rentals
  • Wisbech: 154 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cambridgeshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cambridgeshire?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cambridgeshire:

  • Royston: 273 rentals
  • Cambridge: 346 rentals
  • Ely: 298 rentals
  • Wisbech: 154 rentals
  • Saint Neots: 63 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Cambridgeshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Cambridgeshire are:

  • Cambridge Airport (CBG): 322 home rentals
  • Stansted Airport (STN): 156 home rentals
  • Hatfield (HTF): 7,375 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Cambridgeshire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Cambridgeshire. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 322 vacation homes
  • Sawston Hall: 312 vacation homes
  • Royston Herts Station: 324 vacation homes
  • Ely Cathedral: 321 vacation homes
  • The Cresent: 216 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Cambridgeshire 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.