Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Leicester getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Leicester with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Leicester

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Leicester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barnyard Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ski Ward Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Westborough Country Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Leicester

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leicester is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elm Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • EcoTarium (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Regatta Point Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • River Bend Farm Visitors Center (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leicester

Fly into Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Leicester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 280 holiday rentals near Leicester. From 148 Houses to 65 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leicester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Roseland Cottage: 59 holiday rentals
  • Grafton Station: 80 holiday rentals
  • DCU Center: 79 holiday rentals
  • Goddard Rocket Launching Site: 80 holiday rentals
  • Arrowhead Acres: 155 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 148 Houses in Leicester. Our other popular types of Leicester holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 65 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 24 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 24 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 Leicester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 42 holiday homes with pool available in Leicester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.