Destination guide

The friendly city of Christchurch awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Christchurch. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and sailing. Bournemouth Beach and Bournemouth International Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Christchurch

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Christchurch has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playgolf Bournemouth (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Littledown Sports Center (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Altitude High Ropes Adventure (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Queen's Park Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Christchurch

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Christchurch is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bournemouth Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brownsea Island (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Red House Museum and Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Avon Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kings Park Bowling Green (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Queens Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Christchurch

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Southampton (SOU), which is 21.5 mi (34.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Christchurch Hinton Admiral Station or Christchurch Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Christchurch?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,217 holiday rentals around Christchurch. From 402 Houses to 415 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 Christchurch is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Christchurch?

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

  • Friars Cliff: 48 holiday rentals
  • Mudeford: 68 holiday rentals
  • Mudeford Quay: 1,906 holiday rentals
  • Parley Manor: 1,830 holiday rentals
  • Avon Beach: 1,999 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Christchurch! 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 Christchurch?

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

  • Southampton: 465 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth: 1,244 holiday homes
  • Salisbury: 203 holiday homes
  • Swanage: 970 holiday homes
  • Winchester: 380 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 Christchurch?

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

  • Poole (POQ-Poole Bus Station): 1,608 holiday houses
  • Ringwood (RNW-Ringwood Bus Station): 1,833 holiday houses
  • Bournemouth Airport (BOH): 1,751 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 Christchurch?

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

  • Mudeford Quay: 1,906 holiday rentals
  • Parley Manor: 1,830 holiday rentals
  • Avon Beach: 1,999 holiday rentals
  • Christchurch Castle: 1,813 holiday rentals
  • Hayloft Gallery: 1,815 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Christchurch 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.