Where to stay around Hampshire, GB?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,450 vacation rentals near Hampshire. From 404 Hotels to 317 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hampshire for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hampshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hampshire. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Winchester: 529 vacation rentals
  • Southampton: 596 vacation rentals
  • Portsmouth: 993 vacation rentals
  • Lymington: 1,375 vacation rentals
  • New Forest District: 2,868 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Hampshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hampshire?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hampshire:

  • Winchester: 529 rentals
  • Southampton: 596 rentals
  • Portsmouth: 993 rentals
  • Lymington: 1,375 rentals
  • Basingstoke: 103 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Hampshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Hampshire are:

  • Winchester (WNC-Winchester Bus Station): 654 vacation rentals
  • Ringwood (RNW-Ringwood Bus Station): 2,522 vacation rentals
  • Farnborough Airport (FAB): 1,053 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Hampshire?

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

  • New Forest National Park: 2,547 rentals
  • New Forest Wildlife Park: 2,147 rentals
  • New Forest: 2,520 rentals
  • Highclere Castle: 358 rentals
  • Petersfield Station: 1,063 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hampshire listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.