Discover a selection of 131 holiday rentals in Shaftesbury 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 pool and parking available. Prices start at £ 104 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Shaftesbury. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly city of Shaftesbury awaits you

The area's festivals and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Shaftesbury. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and coffee shops. Longleat and Salisbury Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Shaftesbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Shaftesbury 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:

  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Royal Bath and West Showground (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shaftesbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Shaftesbury is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Cathedral Close (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Knoll Gardens (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shaftesbury

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 21.7 mi (35 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shaftesbury?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 131 vacation rentals near Shaftesbury. From 93 cottages to 117 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shaftesbury for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Shaftesbury?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 93 Cottages in Shaftesbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shaftesbury include:

  • Houses: 117 rentals available
  • Cabins: 96 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 93 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shaftesbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Shaftesbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.