Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Canterbury

Enjoy the history and other features of Canterbury. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Canterbury

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Canterbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Highland Mountain Bike Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Beaver Meadow Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Plausawa Valley Country Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Rollins State Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Bolduc Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Pats Peak (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Canterbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Canterbury 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 centre:

  • Highland Mountain Bike Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Tarbin Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Rollins State Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Opechee Park Cove Beach and Opechee Point Beach (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Mount Kearsarge (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Ahern State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Canterbury

The nearest airport is in Concord, NH (CON-Concord Municipal), located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Canterbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 123 holiday rentals around Canterbury. From 63 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Canterbury is on Stayz.

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

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 Canterbury:

  • Alton Bay: 102 holiday homes
  • Meredith: 1,138 holiday homes
  • Henniker: 162 holiday homes
  • Melvin Village: 15 holiday homes
  • Weirs Beach: 206 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 Canterbury?

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

  • Canterbury Shaker Village: 548 holiday rentals
  • Winnipesaukee Playhouse (Winni P): 1,132 holiday rentals
  • Bear Brook State Park: 83 holiday rentals
  • Ahern State Park: 1,101 holiday rentals
  • Stone Gate Vineyard: 1,096 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 63 Houses in Canterbury. Our other popular types of Canterbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 42 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 42 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 Canterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Canterbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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