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Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Launceston

Enjoy the history and other features of Launceston. Travellers especially like the bars, restaurants and parks in this welcoming and relaxing city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Launceston

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Launceston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trethorne Leisure Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Launceston Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bowood Park Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Carnglaze Caverns (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Launceston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Launceston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Hidden Valley Discovery Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Brown Willy (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Dozmary Pool (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Siblyback Lake (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Golitha Falls (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kit Hill Country Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Launceston

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Launceston?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,473 vacation rentals near Launceston. From 1,041 cottages to 80 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Launceston for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Launceston?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Launceston. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jamaica Inn: 3,321 vacation rentals
  • Launceston Castle: 1,723 vacation rentals
  • Trethorne Leisure Park: 2,181 vacation rentals
  • Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall: 1,722 vacation rentals
  • Lawrence House Museum: 1,749 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Launceston listed on Vrbo UK 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 Cottages in Launceston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 1,041 Cottages in Launceston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Launceston include:

  • Flats: 80 rentals available
  • Cabins: 1,041 rentals available
  • Houses: 1,300 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Launceston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 184 vacation rentals with pool available in Launceston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.