Destination guide

The artsy area of Cambridge awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cambridge. Well known for its university setting, riverfront and gardens, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Church of St Mary the Great and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cambridge

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Cambridge has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • National Stud (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Ash Valley Golf Club (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Cambridge

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cambridge is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Backs (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Fellows Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Parker's Piece (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Jesus Green (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Wandlebury Country Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cambridge

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 22.6 mi (36.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Cambridge Station, Cambridge North Station and Shelford Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Cambridge?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 285 house rentals near Cambridge. From 139 Houses to 101 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cambridge for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Cambridge?

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

  • Cambridge North Station: 356 home rentals
  • University Botanic Gardens: 357 home rentals
  • Cambridge Arts Theatre: 354 home rentals
  • King's College Chapel: 357 home rentals
  • Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences: 357 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cambridge listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cambridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 139 Houses in Cambridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cambridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 101 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 21 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 21 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cambridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Cambridge.