Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Cambridgeshire that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking available. Prices start at £ 70 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Cambridgeshire. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Cambridgeshire in holiday lettings

With its miles of lush, marshy fenland, medieval markets, dramatic cathedrals and history of academia, Cambridgeshire is a hub of culture, heritage and outdoor exploration. Whether you want to relax in the countryside with a loved one, have some fun with the kids or travel in the outdoors, there’s something for every inclination in Cambridgeshire. Holiday lettings in the area put you in the heart of the landscape and all it has to offer.

History

Heritage sites near Cambridgeshire holiday homes

The rich heritage of Cambridgeshire is celebrated in many historic attractions and museums with intriguing artefacts. Holiday homes are available near places like the Imperial War Museum, a World War I airfield with hundreds of military and civilian vehicles and exhibits on wartime history, and Anglesey Abbey, a Jacobean-style mansion with artwork and landscaped grounds with a working watermill. The Centre for Computing History, a museum with exhibitions related to the Information Age and history, and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, a museum with a vast collection of ethnographic artefacts like totem poles and teapots, are also great for history buffs.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Cambridgeshire

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Cambridgeshire a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • National Stud (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Ryston Park Golf Club (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
Day trips

Day trips near your Cambridgeshire holiday rental

Cambridgeshire is bordered by other vibrant English towns with a variety of interesting attractions and points of interest for a fun-filled day trip. Holiday lettings in Cambridgeshire put you within reach of such places as Holkham Hal, a Palladian country house with ornate interiors, museums, a walled garden and a woodland play area, and the Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, a historic Norman castle with archaeological artefacts, teapots, artwork and natural history exhibits. The Lincoln Castle, a historic ruined Norman fortress with guided tours of history exhibits and the former prison, and Natureland Seal Sanctuary, a small sea life zoo and rescue centre with orphaned seals and penguins, are also must-visit locations.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cambridgeshire

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cambridgeshire. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jesus Green (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Fellows Garden (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • The Backs (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Parker's Piece (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Paxton Pits Nature Reserve (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cambridgeshire

The nearest airport is in Cambridge (CBG), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cambridge Waterbeach Station, Huntingdon Station and Cambridge North Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Food & drink

Sample regional delights in Cambridgeshire

The rural bounty of Cambridgeshire gives it a distinctive culinary character and historic dishes that reflect the homegrown appeal of the area. Stilton cheese, named for a village in Cambridgeshire, is a distinctive blue-veined cheese that has been noted in literature dating as far back as the 1700s. Bedfordshire clang, a pasty with a sweet filling on one end and a savoury filling on the other, and Colchester oysters, an ancient Roman oyster that’s renowned all over the world for the unique taste and texture, are other delicacies of Cambridgeshire. Whatever your taste, visit a restaurant near your holiday rental to experience the unique flavours of Cambridgeshire.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Cambridgeshire holiday homes

Kids of all ages will find enjoyment and adventure in Cambridgeshire. Family-friendly attractions are only a short distance from holiday homes in the area, such as the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, a museum with rocks, fossils and preserved animals, and Hamerton Zoo Park, an attraction with wildlife, play areas, picnic areas and a cafe. Kids will also like the Shepreth Wildlife Park, a zoo and animal conservation centre with both native and exotic species, and the University Museum of Zoology, a museum with a range of exhibits on animal life and zoological specimens.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cambridgeshire?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 699 vacation rentals near Cambridgeshire. From 163 cottages to 391 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cambridgeshire for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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