Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Brightlingsea getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Brightlingsea with a stay in a holiday home rental. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Brightlingsea

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 Brightlingsea a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colchester Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Brightlingsea

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Brightlingsea 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:

  • St. Osyth Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mersea Island (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Clacton-on-Sea Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Colchester Castle Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brightlingsea

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 21.5 mi (34.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Brightlingsea?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 203 holiday rentals around Brightlingsea. From 58 Houses to 19 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 Brightlingsea is on Stayz.

Can I rent Houses in Brightlingsea?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 58 Houses in Brightlingsea. Our other popular types of Brightlingsea holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 holiday houses
  • Villas: 6 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 29 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brightlingsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Brightlingsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.