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Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Swindon

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Swindon. Well known for its horse riding, football games and ziplining, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Swindon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Swindon a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cirencester Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Witney Lakes Golf Course (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • West Witney Sports and Social Club (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Swindon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Swindon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coate Water Country Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lydiard Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Stanton Country Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Somerford Lagoon (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Highgrove House and Gardens (17.4 mi / 28 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Swindon

Fly into Oxford (OXF), the closest airport, located 27.6 mi (44.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 41.4 mi (66.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Swindon Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Swindon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 552 holiday rentals around Swindon. From 150 holiday houses to 75 flats & 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 Swindon is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Swindon Designer Outlet: 733 holiday rentals
  • Wyvern Theatre: 707 holiday rentals
  • Swindon Station: 711 holiday rentals
  • Wilts & Berks Canal: 719 holiday rentals
  • Laserquest Swindon: 779 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 150 Houses in Swindon. Our other popular types of Swindon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 286 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 286 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 Swindon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 163 holiday homes with pool available in Swindon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.