Discover a selection of 157 vacation rentals in Shaftesbury, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $112 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Shaftesbury. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The friendly city of Shaftesbury awaits you

The area's festivals and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Shaftesbury. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and coffeehouses. Longleat and Salisbury Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Shaftesbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Shaftesbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Royal Bath and West Showground (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shaftesbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Shaftesbury is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Cathedral Close (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Knoll Gardens (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Shaftesbury

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 21.7 mi (35 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Shaftesbury, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 157 vacation rentals around Shaftesbury. From 125 cabin rentals to 17 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Shaftesbury?

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

  • Gold Hill Museum: 601 vacation rentals
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden: 600 vacation rentals
  • Downside Abbey (Basilica of St. Gregory the Great): 1,307 vacation rentals
  • Warminster Station: 902 vacation rentals
  • Cerne Abbas Giant: 1,377 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shaftesbury listed on Vrbo 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 Cabins in Shaftesbury?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 125 Cabins in Shaftesbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shaftesbury include:

  • Houses: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 125 rentals available
  • Barns: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shaftesbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Shaftesbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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