Destination guide

Travel to historical Tilbury

Enjoy the history and other features of Tilbury. One of the city's many top draws is its shopping. 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 and attractions in Tilbury

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Tilbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Royal Observatory (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Kent Cyclopark (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • London Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tilbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tilbury. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Greenwich Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Shorne Woods Country Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Belhus Wood Country Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Upminster Windmill (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Tilbury

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (LCY-London City), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Tilbury Town Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Tilbury?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 167 vacation rentals near Tilbury. From 65 flats & apartments to 95 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tilbury for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Tilbury?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Tilbury:

  • Greenwich: 6,129 vacation rentals
  • Newham: 2,908 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Bromley: 75 vacation rentals
  • Redbridge: 74 vacation rentals
  • Havering: 40 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Tilbury Fort: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • Coalhouse Fort: 831 vacation rentals
  • Tilbury Town Station: 2,045 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station: 391 vacation rentals
  • Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker: 2,905 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tilbury 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 Flats in Tilbury?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 65 Flats in Tilbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tilbury include:

  • Houses: 95 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 67 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 Tilbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Tilbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.