Destination guide

The historical city of Rochester awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, cathedral and monuments with a rental holiday home in Rochester. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its bars, gardens and spas. Take in top local attractions such as Rochester Cathedral and Rochester Castle. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rochester

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rochester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Gillingham Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Buckmore Park Karting (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Kent Cyclopark (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochester is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverside Country Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Capstone Farm Country Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Shorne Woods Country Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • White Horse Wood Country Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Chalkwell Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 21.9 mi (35.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Rochester Strood Station, Rochester Station and Rochester Higham Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Rochester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 247 holiday rentals near Rochester. From 127 Houses to 61 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rochester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rochester:

  • London Borough of Bromley: 66 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Redbridge: 66 holiday homes
  • Thames: 16 holiday homes
  • Westcliff-on-Sea: 15 holiday homes
  • Thamesmead East: 15 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Restoration House: 504 holiday rentals
  • Medway Little Theatre: 502 holiday rentals
  • Guildhall Museum: 492 holiday rentals
  • Gads Hill Place: 560 holiday rentals
  • Rochester Castle: 502 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rochester 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 Rochester?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 127 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of Rochester holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 61 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 35 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 35 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 pool in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.