Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in South East England, GB 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 £ 62 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in South East England. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Family fun and relaxing holidays in South East England

Stretching from Kent across the South Coast to New Forest, South East England has a range of popular locations for holidays. Whether you want family fun, quiet relaxation, breathtaking scenery or cultural attractions, you’ll be spoilt for choice with holiday lettings near South East England’s top destinations.


Go back in time with historic homes in South East England

With its long history, South East England boasts many stately homes throughout the region, many of which are found near holiday homes and holiday cottages. The Strawberry Hill House in Twickenham is a beautiful example of Georgian gothic architecture with Renaissance glass, and the Guildford House Gallery is a townhouse with original period features like a carved staircase and panelled rooms. Jane Austen’s home in Chawton is a great place for literature lovers, and the Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire is home to one of the most beautiful collections of French 18th-century artwork.

Things to do

Fun and adventure in South East England

South East England is a diverse region with an array of options for your holiday. No matter your inclination, you’re sure to find holiday lettings near exciting destinations like Tilgate Park and Nature Centre, a beautiful parkland with rare animals and an ornamental garden, and the Thames Path National Trail, a scenic trail that passes through water meadows, historic towns and lovely villages. The Claydon House, with its beautiful interiors and estate gardens offers picnics and nature strolls, and the Needles Rocks and Lighthouse is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a chairlift that takes you past the coloured sand cliffs.

How to get around

Getting around South East England from your holiday rental

South East England offers plenty of public transport systems to get you to and from your holiday rental. Local buses and taxis are available for travel throughout the region, and trains offer services to many of the larger cities and towns. If you want to explore South East England on your own time, however, you can opt for a rental car to set your own schedule.

Family friendly

Ideal family holidays in South East England

If you’re browsing holiday homes in South East England for your family excursions, you’ll find plenty of options to suit any age range or interest. The Observatory Science Centre is the perfect place for budding scientists, due to its interactive exhibits for all ages, and Drusillas Park offers a world-class zoo with over 100 exotic animal species. Fishers Farm Park is a lovely spot for a relaxing family outing in the West Sussex countryside, and the Loxwood Joust is a spectacular medieval festival for excitement and a little history education.

Good for couples

Natural splendour with your loved one in South East England

Whether you’re looking for cultural venues, beautiful gardens or fine wines, South East England is filled with romantic ideas for your holiday. Many intimate holiday homes can be found near places like Pashley Manor Gardens, a sweeping landscape with elegant roses in walled gardens, or Sheffield Park Garden, a vibrant park with shimmering waterfalls and large lakes. You could also catch a ballet, opera or musical performance at the New Theatre, or sample fine wines from the top-notch vineyards in Sussex.

How many holiday rentals are available around South East England?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 16,964 holiday lettings around South East England. From 2,547 cabins to 2,547 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South East England?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South East England. From Vrbo UK travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 10,004 holiday homes
  • Cotswolds: 3,008 holiday homes
  • France: 225,219 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth: 1,042 holiday homes
  • Romford: 617 holiday homes

Vrbo UK offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South East England! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in South East England?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in South East England with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • London: 10,004 holiday lettings
  • Bournemouth: 1,042 holiday lettings
  • Romford: 617 holiday lettings
  • Chichester: 749 holiday lettings
  • Norwich: 1,778 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to South East England?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in South East England are:

  • London (LHR-Heathrow): 9,665 self catering accommodations
  • London (LGW-Gatwick): 623 self catering accommodations
  • London (LCY-London City): 9,779 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in South East England?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in South East England. From Vrbo UK travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dover: 833 holiday rentals
  • London Mansion House: 9,930 holiday rentals
  • Brighton Marina: 866 holiday rentals
  • London Bridge: 7,957 holiday rentals
  • O2 Arena: 9,743 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South East England listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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