Destination guide

The cosy city of Berkeley awaits you

Come and experience Berkeley and its history, monuments and museums. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, bars and restaurants. Thornbury Castle and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Berkeley

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Berkeley a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bristol Zoo (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • We The Curious (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Berkeley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Berkeley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Newark Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Forest of Dean (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Haresfield Beacon (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Westonbirt Arboretum (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Berkeley

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 23.2 mi (37.4 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Berkeley?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 339 vacation rentals near Berkeley. From 30 flats & apartments to 218 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Berkeley for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Berkeley?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 30 Flats in Berkeley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Berkeley include:

  • Cabins: 218 rentals available
  • Houses: 271 rentals available
  • Cottages: 218 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Berkeley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Berkeley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.