Destination guide

The friendly city of Sandy awaits you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Sandy. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its gardens and restaurants. Church of St Mary the Great and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Sandy

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sandy a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Bedford Autodrome (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Santa Pod Raceway (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Sandy

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandy is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swiss Garden (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Paxton Pits Nature Reserve (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Bedford Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Fellows Garden (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • The Backs (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sandy

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into London (LTN-Luton), which is 19.8 mi (31.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Sandy Station.

Where to stay near Sandy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 102 holiday rentals near Sandy. From 43 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandy for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Sandy Station: 411 holiday rentals
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 351 holiday rentals
  • Kempston Hardwick Station: 300 holiday rentals
  • Woburn Safari Park: 313 holiday rentals
  • Corpus Christi College: 352 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandy listed on Stayz 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 Houses in Sandy?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 43 Houses in Sandy. Our other popular types of Sandy holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 19 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 19 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Sandy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 91 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Sandy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.