Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Christchurch 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 parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 100 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Christchurch. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore historic Christchurch streets from a holiday cottage

The town of Christchurch dates back to the 7th century, so travellers who enjoy history will find plenty to enjoy here. All sorts of adventurers can find plenty to do as historical sites like Christchurch Priory, the longest Parish Church in the country, are prevalent alongside nature preserves and sandy beaches. There's even a good chance you can find a local cottage that has some historical value in its own right. The more luxurious options will be outfitted with modern amenities like Wi-Fi and high-end appliances in the kitchen.

Things to do

Things to do near Christchurch holiday cottages

you explore, such as great locations like Mudeford. This area offers the opportunity for fishing, spending time at the beach and shopping for souvenirs and handcrafted items in quaint markets. You may also want to visit Hengistbury Head, a special site of scientific interest, thanks to its local nature reserve and visitor centre where you can learn all about its history, geology and wildlife in an eco-friendly building. If you like historical buildings, the Norman-styled Christchurch Priory, the town’s namesake, was built back in the 11th century on a site where a church has stood since at least the early ninth century. Additionally, you can venture out into Christchurch Harbour to go fishing, canoeing, sailing, kitesurfing and birdwatching.


Activities and attractions in Christchurch

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Christchurch has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playgolf Bournemouth (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Littledown Sports Center (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Altitude High Ropes Adventure (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Queen's Park Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Christchurch

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Christchurch is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bournemouth Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brownsea Island (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Red House Museum and Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Avon Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kings Park Bowling Green (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Queens Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Best beaches near Christchurch holiday cottages

Booking holiday cottages in Christchurch will put you in the proximity of several incredible beaches you can enjoy. Fisherman's Walk is especially popular for anglers, as it’s typically less populated than other beaches in the area and has an abundance of fish. Southbourne Beach, on the other hand, is catered to more traditional beach activities with implemented facilities for families and children to relax and play. You can visit Mudeford Beach as well, where you should take notice of the stunning beach huts that add some extra high-end flair to the white, sandy beach and turquoise sea. You may also want to visit Avon Beach, as it features various beach and sports equipment that’s perfect if you’re trying to gamify your beach holiday and hit the surf.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Christchurch

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Southampton (SOU), which is 21.5 mi (34.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Christchurch Hinton Admiral Station or Christchurch Station to see more of the city.

How to get around

Transport to Christchurch holiday homes

Getting to Christchurch holiday homes is fairly simple. Major motorways service the town from surrounding areas like Bournemouth and the New Forest. Additionally, you can take South West Trains to reach Christchurch all the way from London in just about 90 minutes. Once you’ve made it in town, it’s generally small enough to walk or cycle through. Should you want something a bit faster, there are yellow buses that run frequently all across the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Christchurch?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,037 vacation rentals near Christchurch. From 302 cottages to 681 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Christchurch for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Mudeford Quay: 1,494 vacation rentals
  • Highcliffe Castle: 1,666 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Hinton Admiral Station: 1,672 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Priory: 1,426 vacation rentals
  • Parley Manor: 1,458 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 302 Cottages in Christchurch. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Christchurch include:

  • Houses: 681 rentals available
  • Flats: 295 rentals available
  • Cabins: 313 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Christchurch?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 73 vacation rentals with pool available in Christchurch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.