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Destination guide

Friendly Grays will entice you

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Grays. This welcoming and trendy city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and bars. South Park and O2 Arena 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

Sightseeing in and around Grays

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Grays a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Observatory (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Southend Pier (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Kent Cyclopark (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Hall Place and Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grays

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Grays is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Sky Garden (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Greenwich Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Belhus Wood Country Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Upminster Windmill (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Shorne Woods Country Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Grays

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Grays Station or Grays Chafford Hundred Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around Grays?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 351 vacation rentals near Grays. From 170 houses to 169 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 Grays for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Grays?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Grays. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Arena Essex Raceway: 5,229 vacation rentals
  • Grays Chafford Hundred Station: 4,995 vacation rentals
  • Lakeside Shopping Centre: 5,110 vacation rentals
  • Grays Station: 3,082 vacation rentals
  • Trio Dive International: 2,893 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grays listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Grays?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 170 Houses in Grays. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grays include:

  • Flats: 169 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available
  • Studios: 171 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grays?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Grays. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.