Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Hampshire

Take a holiday to Hampshire and enjoy the area's history, museums and cathedral. Travellers especially like the shopping, restaurants and theatres in this welcoming and walkable city. Local cultural sights include Southampton Maritime Museum and Beaulieu National Motor Museum. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Hampshire

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Hampshire has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marwell Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Stoneham Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Southampton City Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Swanmore Golf Centre (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • The Rapids (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hampshire

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hampshire is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Winnall Moors Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Queen Eleanors Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Riverside Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mottisfront Abbey and Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Manor Farm Country Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hampshire

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 46 mi (74.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Winchester Station, Winchester Shawford Station and Eastleigh Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hampshire?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,964 holiday rentals around Hampshire. From 866 Cabins to 866 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 Hampshire is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hampshire?

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

  • Southampton: 462 holiday rentals
  • Winchester: 379 holiday rentals
  • New Forest District: 1,970 holiday rentals
  • Andover: 195 holiday rentals
  • Brockenhurst: 1,243 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Southampton: 462 holiday homes
  • Winchester: 379 holiday homes
  • Andover: 195 holiday homes
  • Brockenhurst: 1,243 holiday homes
  • Lyndhurst: 635 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 Hampshire?

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

  • Winchester (WNC-Winchester Bus Station): 491 holiday houses
  • Ringwood (RNW-Ringwood Bus Station): 1,833 holiday houses
  • Southampton Airport (SOU): 1,384 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 Hampshire?

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

  • Stratfield Saye House: 412 holiday rentals
  • Southampton Maritime Museum: 1,728 holiday rentals
  • Whitchurch Silk Mill: 241 holiday rentals
  • Winchester College: 495 holiday rentals
  • Calshot Activities Centre: 2,151 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hampshire 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.

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