Discover a selection of 218 holiday rentals in Chelmsford 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 internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 103 per night, and flats & apartments and cottages are popular options for a stay in Chelmsford. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Chelmsford

Come and experience Chelmsford and its cathedral, monuments and festivals. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, gardens and parks. Kelvedon Hatch and Southend Pier 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

Activities and attractions in Chelmsford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Chelmsford has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Colchester Zoo (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Warren Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Stock Brook Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Chelmsford City Racecourse (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chelmsford

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

  • South Park (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Norsey Woods (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Braintree Public Gardens (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Hockley Woods (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Hatfield Forest (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Chelmsford

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 15.1 mi (24.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station and Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chelmsford?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 218 vacation rentals near Chelmsford. From 100 flats & apartments to 31 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chelmsford for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.