Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cambridgeshire

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


Sightseeing in and around Cambridgeshire

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

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cambridgeshire

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

  • 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 centre. 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 583 holiday rentals near Cambridgeshire. From 90 Cottages to 264 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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 Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cambridgeshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cambridgeshire. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cambridge: 279 holiday rentals
  • Trumpington: 18 holiday rentals
  • Royston: 304 holiday rentals
  • Ely: 319 holiday rentals
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 352 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cambridgeshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cambridgeshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cambridgeshire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Cambridge: 279 holiday homes
  • Royston: 304 holiday homes
  • Ely: 319 holiday homes
  • Wisbech: 149 holiday homes
  • Sandy: 106 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Cambridgeshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Cambridgeshire are:

  • Cambridge Airport (CBG): 362 holiday houses
  • Stansted Airport (STN): 177 holiday houses
  • Hatfield (HTF): 7,675 holiday houses

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Cambridgeshire. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Imperial War Museum Duxford: 352 holiday rentals
  • Corpus Christi College: 352 holiday rentals
  • Magdalene College: 354 holiday rentals
  • Sawston Hall: 345 holiday rentals
  • Royston Herts Station: 359 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cambridgeshire listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.