Destination guide

Friendly Ryde will entice you

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ryde. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Ryde

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Ryde has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waltzing Waters (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Westridge Golf Centre (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Brading Roman Villa (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Garlic Farm (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ryde

Travellers enjoy Ryde for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ryde is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ryde Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sandown Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Yaverland Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Seaclose Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Small Hope Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cowes Beach (6.9 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ryde

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ryde Esplanade Station, Ryde St John's Road Station and Ryde Pier Head Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ryde?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,254 holiday rentals around Ryde. From 486 Houses to 405 Cottages, 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 Ryde is on Stayz.

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

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 Ryde:

  • Gunwharf Quays: 69 holiday homes
  • Freshwater Bay: 30 holiday homes
  • Old Portsmouth: 74 holiday homes
  • Southsea: 130 holiday homes
  • Southampton City Centre: 55 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 Ryde?

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

  • Quarr Abbey: 2,109 holiday rentals
  • Ryde St John's Road Station: 2,086 holiday rentals
  • Peter Pan's Funfair & Amusements: 2,089 holiday rentals
  • Ryde Pier Head Station: 2,123 holiday rentals
  • Butterfly and Fountain World: 2,007 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 486 Houses in Ryde. Our other popular types of Ryde holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 405 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 405 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 Ryde?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Ryde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.