Destination guide

The friendly area of Alton awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Alton. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, restaurants and theme park. Jane Austen's House Museum and Winchester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Alton

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blacknest Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Birdworld (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Old Thorns Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Liphook Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Basingstoke Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Hindhead Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alton. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alice Holt Forest (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Petersfield Physic Garden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Frensham Little Pond (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Mill Field Nature Reserves (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • West Green House Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Alton Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alton?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 103 vacation rentals near Alton. From 32 flats & apartments to 59 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alton for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Alton?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 32 Flats in Alton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alton include:

  • Houses: 59 rentals available
  • Cabins: 31 rentals available
  • Cottages: 31 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 Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.