Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Hampshire, 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 swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $100 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.
AsyncDestinationUrgency
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
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, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,908 vacation rentals around Hampshire. From 1,189 cottage rentals to 649 house 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 seaside property in Hampshire?

Perhaps it's the amazing ocean views, or maybe it's the opportunity to lounge around from sunrise to sunset. But there's just something about a beach escape that appeals to all of us. There are 629 beachside rental homes to select from. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has heaps more options, including:

  • 437 beach vacation rentals.
  • 431 rural vacation rentals.
  • 375 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Hampshire?

If you're looking for a home away from home this trip, renting a house is a fantastic idea. You and your crew will have loads of space for all your getaway activities. There are 1,046 options currently listed on Vrbo. Prices begin at $20 a night. Or maybe you'd rather pick one of the area's other lodging types, such as:

  • Apartment: 855 vacation homes. Prices start from $46 per night.
  • Cottage: 747 vacation homes. Prices start from $82 per night.
  • Hotel: 321 vacation homes. Prices start from $37 per night.

Can I stay in Hampshire in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable getaway is spending time with close friends and family in an entirely new place. If you'll be visiting with a big group, Vrbo has options for you. Presently, house vacation homes are the hottest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 199 featured on our database. If you're wanting to stay with a large group, the vacation rental options that can cater to you include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can fit 6 vacationers? We have 640 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just $76 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 250 vacation homes suitable. You can get one for as little as $85 a night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent to suit 5 guests? You'll be delighted to learn we have 231 that'll be perfect. You can secure one for as little as $50 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your cousins and all your pals to Hampshire.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Hampshire?

Friends become our chosen family. Write a new chapter with the ones you hold dear and book an affordable stay with Vrbo. Newbury has bargain written all over it. And with 96 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $113 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Another 56 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Basingstoke. With an average price of $115 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

Explore destinations around Hampshire

Lymington
1,076 vacation rentals
Winchester
379 vacation rentals
Southampton
423 vacation rentals
Brockenhurst
1,136 vacation rentals
Basingstoke
137 vacation rentals
Ringwood
994 vacation rentals
Fareham
804 vacation rentals
Fordingbridge
261 vacation rentals
New Milton
891 vacation rentals
Petersfield
367 vacation rentals
Gosport
823 vacation rentals
Andover
190 vacation rentals
Hayling Island
718 vacation rentals
Lyndhurst
584 vacation rentals
Farnborough
140 vacation rentals
Stockbridge
219 vacation rentals
Aldershot
153 vacation rentals
Fleet
144 vacation rentals
Waterlooville
562 vacation rentals
Alresford
224 vacation rentals