Discover a selection of 142 holiday rentals in Braintree 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 £ 122 per night, and flats & apartments and cabins are popular options for a stay in Braintree. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly area of Braintree awaits your stay

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Braintree. Well known for its bars, coffee shops and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Braintree

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Braintree has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colchester Zoo (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Towerlands Park Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Chelmsford City Racecourse (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Warren Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Bishop's Stortford Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Braintree

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Braintree is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Braintree Public Gardens (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Clare Castle Country Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Hatfield Forest (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • The Common (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Bridge End Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Braintree

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cambridge (CBG), which is 24.7 mi (39.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Braintree Station, Braintree Freeport Station and Braintree Cressing Station are the main stations in the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Braintree?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 142 vacation rentals near Braintree. From 41 flats & apartments to 54 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Braintree for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.