Destination guide

The friendly area of Ashbourne awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ashbourne. Travelers like the bars, hiking and golfing in this welcoming and relaxing city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ashbourne

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Ashbourne for its hiking and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ashbourne a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ashbourne Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Alton Towers (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Denby Pottery (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ashbourne

Travelers appreciate the pristine countryside and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Ashbourne has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Ashbourne 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 center:

  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Carsington Water (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lea Gardens (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Parkhall Country Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Rudyard Lake (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashbourne

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 27.1 mi (43.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ashbourne, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 433 vacation rentals around Ashbourne. From 29 house rentals to 372 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a rural property in Ashbourne?

Sometimes you just really need to get away from it all. Escape the ordinary and discover the appeal and rustic charm of rural living. Vrbo has 189 countryside vacation rentals in this destination. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Luckily, Vrbo has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 132 village vacation rentals.
  • 34 town vacation rentals.
  • 32 riverside vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Ashbourne in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a getaway with your relatives or spending a week away with your old school mates, it's always loads of fun staying under the one roof! The best news is that Vrbo has places to suit you. At the moment, cottage vacation homes are the latest thing for large groups of travelers here, and we have 35 featured on our database. Rental options around the area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can fit 6 of you? We have 65 that will suit. The prices start from $78 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your party, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 34 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $84 per night.
  • Searching for rentals to suit 8 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 27 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just $78 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your grandma and all your besties to Ashbourne.