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Choose a holiday rental for your Leicester getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Leicester with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Leicester

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Leicester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barnyard Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ski Ward Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Westborough Country Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Leicester

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leicester is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elm Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • EcoTarium (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Regatta Point Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • River Bend Farm Visitors Center (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leicester

Fly into Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Leicester?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 216 vacation rentals near Leicester. From 127 houses to 21 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 Leicester for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Roseland Cottage: 33 vacation rentals
  • Elm Park: 31 vacation rentals
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: 18 vacation rentals
  • Indian Ranch: 45 vacation rentals
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute: 32 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leicester 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 Leicester?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 127 Houses in Leicester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leicester include:

  • Flats: 21 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leicester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Leicester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.