Destination guide

Friendly Sturminster Newton will entice you

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sturminster Newton. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Longleat are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Sturminster Newton

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Sturminster Newton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Royal Bath and West Showground (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sturminster Newton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sturminster Newton is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Borough Gardens (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Mapperton Gardens (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sturminster Newton

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 24.7 mi (39.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sturminster Newton?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 308 house rentals around Sturminster Newton. From 96 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sturminster Newton is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sturminster Newton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sturminster Newton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sturminster Newton Mill: 880 home rentals
  • Athelhampton House and Gardens: 1,919 home rentals
  • Sherborne Abbey: 1,137 home rentals
  • Longleat: 1,061 home rentals
  • The Blue Pool and Tea House: 1,789 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sturminster Newton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sturminster Newton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Sturminster Newton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sturminster Newton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 154 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 154 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sturminster Newton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation homes with pool available in Sturminster Newton.