Discover a selection of 312 holiday rentals in Gloucester 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 air conditioning. Prices start at £ 150 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Gloucester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Historical Gloucester will entice you

Take a holiday to Gloucester and enjoy the area's monuments, history and art galleries. Renowned for its seaside, beaches and whale watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gloucester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gloucester a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wolf Hollow (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Mill River Winery (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Evergreen Valley Golf Course (19.2 mi / 31 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gloucester

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gloucester

Gloucester is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stage Fort Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Half Moon Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Niles Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Good Harbor Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Ravenswood Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Long Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gloucester

The nearest airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), which is 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Gloucester Station or West Gloucester Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gloucester?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 312 vacation rentals near Gloucester. From 240 houses to 43 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gloucester for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.