Discover a selection of 431 holiday rentals in Colchester 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 £ 66 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Colchester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to historical Colchester

Enjoy the area's history, museums and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Colchester. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the theatres, bars and fishing. 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 Colchester

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Colchester a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colchester Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colchester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Colchester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colchester Castle Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mersea Island (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alton Water (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colchester

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (STN-Stansted), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Colchester Town Station, Colchester Station and Colchester Hythe Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Colchester?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 431 vacation rentals near Colchester. From 221 houses to 98 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 Colchester for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.