Destination guide

The natural setting of Gloucester is ready to explore

Learn about the unique charm of Gloucester with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, and its walkable and romantic location add to the charm. National Gallery of Canada and Parliament Hill are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Gloucester

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gloucester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camp Fortune (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Capital Golf Centre (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Calypso Theme Waterpark (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gloucester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princess Louise Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Millennium Sports Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Petrie Island Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Strathcona Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Brantwood Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Confederation Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)

Traveling to and around Gloucester

The nearest airport is in Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Gloucester?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 17 house rentals near Gloucester. From 12 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gloucester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kanata: 295 vacation rentals
  • Centretown West: 51 vacation rentals
  • Byward Market: 41 vacation rentals
  • Kanata Lakes - Marchwood Lakeside - Morgan's Grant - Kanata: 19 vacation rentals
  • Glebe: 53 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Gloucester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Gloucester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gloucester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gloucester?

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