Discover a selection of 472 vacation rentals in Colchester, 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 WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $90 per night, and cottages and condos are popular options for a stay in Colchester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to historic Colchester

Enjoy the area's history, museums and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Colchester. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the theaters, bars and fishing. 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 Colchester

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Colchester a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colchester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Colchester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Castle Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mersea Island (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alton Water (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colchester

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (STN-Stansted), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Colchester Town Station, Colchester Station and Colchester Hythe Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Colchester, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 472 vacation rentals around Colchester. From 161 cottage rentals to 76 condo and apartment 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 beach property in Colchester?

Crystalline waters, white sands and blue skies as a canvas. If that's your ideal getaway, now's your chance to really bliss out. Luckily, there are 76 beachside getaway properties to whisk yourself away to. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 63 rural vacation rentals.
  • 41 village vacation rentals.
  • 40 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Colchester?

Bid farewell to standard, cookie-cutter hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 176 houses listed on Vrbo. Prices begin at $78 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we've got a number of other rental options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 96 vacation homes. Prices start from $85 per night.
  • Mobile home: 92 vacation homes. Prices start from $52 per night.
  • Apartment: 79 vacation homes. Prices start from $72 per night.

Can I stay in Colchester in a large group?

Vacations with your loved ones can be tons of fun, especially when you're under the one roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be visiting with a big group, Vrbo can help you. 37 mobile home vacation homes are listed. Presently, they're the preferred choice here for large groups. Rental properties around here that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 115 vacation homes suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as $52.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 74 vacation homes that are perfect. Prices start at $98 per night.
  • Seeking out places for rent to suit 5 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 27 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as $88 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your cousins and all your besties to Colchester.

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