Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Hampshire 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $112 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Hampshire. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Cathedrals and coastlines in Hampshire

From ancient cathedral cities to postcard-perfect seaside towns, Hampshire cradles some of Britain's most iconic destinations. You can bask on Blue Flag beaches, explore magnificent castles and stretch your legs on clifftop walking trails. Looking for something unique? As well as perfectly charming hotels, you'll also find a quirky line-up of Hampshire vacation rentals across the county. From garden annexes and thatch-roof cottages to converted barns and heritage-listed manor houses, they promise a unique stay in this enchanting pocket of south-east England.

Things to do

Step aboard battleships in Hampshire

One of Europe's most magnificent buildings, Winchester Cathedral has been watching over the city since the 11th century. Its Gothic facade is momentous, though its gleaming medieval choir stalls, cavernous crypt and mesmerizing evensong are just as enchanting. Nearby, Portsmouth is awash with maritime history. The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is anchored by the mighty HMS Victory, which was captained by Lord Nelson at the legendary Battle of Trafalgar. You can also admire the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's prized warship. Meanwhile, whether you're an English heritage buff or a diehard Downtown Abbey fan, Highclere Castle is guaranteed to impress.

Activities

Beach hopping in Hampshire

Beaches are one of Hampshire's biggest draws, with a handful of seaside resorts strung along the coast. It's hard to resist the charm of Southsea Beach, where colorful ice cream parlors and traditional chip shops line the wooden pier. Hayling Island is known for its Blue Flag beaches, while Calshot Spit is dotted with brightly-painted beach huts. With rugged seascapes and rolling rural vistas, there's something insatiably romantic about the Hampshire countryside. From morning coffee on a sunny terrace to wine and cheese by the fireplace, Hampshire vacation rentals cottages are ideal for couple's getaways.

Weather

Springtime blooms in Hampshire

Hampshire shines in the summer, when the county enjoys long days and lashings of sunshine. Temperatures hover around the 70s and it is usually warm enough to swim and sunbathe. Crowds soar over the British school holidays, when flocks of families descend on Hampshire's beach resorts. Spring is a beautiful time to explore the picturesque countryside, which is blanketed in bluebells and violets. Rural Hampshire vacation rentals make it easy to enjoy the spring blooms, with woodland walks at your fingertips. Hampshire's country gardens are also at their best in the spring, with tulips, daffodils, magnolias and more.

Natural features

Spot wild ponies in Hampshire

Hampshire's gorgeous seascapes have been luring nature lovers for centuries. Fringed by rugged cliffs, Milford-on-Sea is known for its breathtaking coastal walks. Chichester Harbour is another gem, with unspoiled beaches and secluded inlets that are popular with birdwatchers. Venture into Hampshire's south-west corner and you'll find yourself in the New Forest. It's been a royal hunting reserve for almost 1,000 years and is strewn with scrubby woodlands and flower-filled meadows. Keep an eye out for wild ponies grazing in the heathland.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Hampshire

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 46 mi (74.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Winchester Station, Winchester Shawford Station and Eastleigh Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hampshire?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,522 vacation rentals around Hampshire. From 865 cottage rentals to 1,526 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Explore destinations around Hampshire

Lymington
835 vacation rentals
Winchester
353 vacation rentals
Southampton
399 vacation rentals
Brockenhurst
890 vacation rentals
Basingstoke
135 vacation rentals
Hook
109 vacation rentals
Ringwood
960 vacation rentals
Fareham
734 vacation rentals
Fordingbridge
243 vacation rentals
New Milton
697 vacation rentals
Petersfield
289 vacation rentals
Gosport
661 vacation rentals
Andover
163 vacation rentals
Hayling Island
638 vacation rentals
Lyndhurst
571 vacation rentals
Farnborough
188 vacation rentals
Stockbridge
200 vacation rentals
Alton
102 vacation rentals
Aldershot
182 vacation rentals
Fleet
175 vacation rentals