Discover a selection of 500 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 £ 90 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.
Top rated rentals — South East England
Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your South East England getaway

Learn about the unique charm of South East England with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. There are plenty of places to find the perfect souvenir, including Oxford Street, Westfield London Shopping Centre and Bicester Village. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around South East England

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 experience everything that makes South East England a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Eye (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Top Gear Test Track (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Denbies Wine Estate (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Walton Heath Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South East England

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, South East England is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hyde Park (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Leicester Square (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
  • Surrey Hills (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Loseley Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • RHS Garden Wisley (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South East England

The nearest airport is in Gatwick Airport (LGW), located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Southampton (SOU), which is 41.9 mi (67.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Chilworth Station, Gomshall Station and Shalford Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around South East England by catching a ride on the metro at Uxbridge Underground Station, Uxbridge Station or Barnehurst Station.

What are the top holiday rentals in South East England?

From luxurious houses to inexpensive cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit every taste and budget. Pack your bags and check out these top holiday rentals in South East England:

  • "Bella Vista Is A Stunning Beachfront Apartment With Incredible Sea Views": This Littlehampton rental offers 4 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Conveniences such as a nearby hospital and a TV are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Romantic Cottage With Period Features On The Edge Of The Cotswolds": Located in Langau bei Gaming, this popular getaway has 2 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. A kitchen and a toaster are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect South East England holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in South East England?

You need only take a peek inside our tiny house holiday rentals in South East England to discover that amazing things really do come in tiny packages. Sensibly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big holiday experience:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Pass The Keys | Whitstable Tiny House". This getaway in Canterbury packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as towels and a hair dryer.
  • "Canal - Side Architect - Designed Tiny House" offers convenient extras like towels and WiFi. Located in South West England, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in South East England?

There's something inherently cosy about snuggling up in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a good book. Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and spend a few nights or more at one of these log cabins in South East England:

  • Throw your bags down at "Redwood Lodge: Unwind In Your Very Own Log Cabin" in Sandhurst and during your waking hours enjoy horse riding and kayaking and your evenings unwinding in comfort in your cosy cabin.
  • Another charming option is "Log Cabin With Hot Tub, Dog Friendly. Ideal For Walkers Or A Romantic Break". With fun activities including cycling and hiking and biking close by, this Maidstone getaway will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in South East England?

Strapped for time but want to get away? A weekend escape is just what the doctor ordered. Reserve a few nights at one of these popular properties and get ready to feel completely refreshed when Monday rolls around:

  • "A Beautiful Property Located Minutes Away From The Centre Of Chipping Norton" - Found in Chipping Norton, this rental property offers details like an iron and ironing board and a stovetop.
  • "Studio Barn In The New Forest" - This is another option offering all the things that make up a relaxing getaway. Expect an outdoor pool and a garden at this Fort Lauderdale rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in South East England?

If you're after someplace a little more personal than a boring old hotel room, you'll love our studio apartments in South East England. Cook up a meal in your kitchen, kick back on the lounge and feel totally at home. Take a peek at some of our comfiest studios:

  • "Studio Barn In The New Forest" in Fort Lauderdale crams lots of convenient amenities into its single room space, including free toiletries and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, use "The Haven' A Luxury Apartment Close To The Meon Shore Coast" as a base to discover the area around you. This appealing retreat is in Fareham and comes with towels and a living room.

Can I find short term rentals in South East England?

Spend a few days in a budget-friendly cabin or ignore your accountant and live life large in a luxury apartment. Vrbo has a great selection of short-term rentals for your getaway to South East England. Have a look at these properties for inspiration:

  • Located close to the middle of Chipping Norton, "A Beautiful Property Located Minutes Away From The Centre Of Chipping Norton" is a perfect place for a short-term stay. Set up base here and discover all the fascinating attractions around the area.
  • Otherwise, bunk down for a few days at "Studio Barn In The New Forest" and discover the best bits of Fort Lauderdale. This property also welcomes short-stay guests and is a good choice if you love to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in South East England?

A romantic weekend getaway in South East England is sure to reignite your passion. Scatter some rose petals, take your boo by the hand and get set to send sparks flying at one of these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality cuddling time at "Bella Vista Is A Stunning Beachfront Apartment With Incredible Sea Views" in Littlehampton. A nearby bay and winery tours are some of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Romantic Cottage With Period Features On The Edge Of The Cotswolds". A fireplace and a dining table add to the dreamy ambiance of this Langau bei Gaming property.

Are there mansions for rent in South East England?

Forget waiting for your turn at the hotel breakfast bar or fighting for a chaise lounge around the pool during your holiday. Round up your favourite people and give your getaway a serious upgrade with one of these mansions for rent in South East England:

  • If your property must-have list includes top-notch perks as well as plenty of space, consider "Luxury Mansion Townhouse With Private Cinema Sleeping Up To 18" in Kemptown. You and your guests will have use of a fireplace, golf and a great deal more.
  • "A Stunning Italian Styled Mansion Near Sandbanks" is another outstanding option that's hard to beat. It's located in Poole and features plenty of highlights your guests will love, including golf and beauty services.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in South East England?

When it comes to holidays, we believe the more people the merrier. If you're in search of a getaway with plenty of space to fit your nearest and dearest, one of these large group holiday rentals in South East England will suit your style:

  • "Stunning Coastal Home Only 2min Walk To Beach At Wittering": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can join the fun at this exceptional getaway in East Wittering. A garden and a kitchen are just a couple of the amenities offered here.
  • "Beautiful Harbour Village Property": Located in Chichester, this spacious option has 5 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a get-together with the family. There's a whole lot to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, including a firepit and a kitchen.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in South East England?

Planning a trip to South East England with a huge group doesn't have to mean squishing everyone into a confined space. If you're looking for someplace comfy where you and your guests can spread out, one of these large holiday rentals might be perfect for you:

  • "Sandy Shores - An Apartment That Guests In 2 Bedrooms": This holiday rental in Sandown has 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 99 people. As well as tons of space, it comes with a kitchen and a nearby beach.
  • "Cabin - Beautiful Rural Location. Glamping. London From 1 Hour. Book 1": Sleeping up to 60 guests and with plenty of excellent amenities such as a fireplace and a garden, this is another top pick. It has 6 bedrooms and is located in High Halden.