Destination guide

The friendly area of Alton awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Alton. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, restaurants and theme park. Jane Austen's House Museum and Winchester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Alton

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blacknest Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Birdworld (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Old Thorns Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Liphook Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Basingstoke Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Hindhead Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Alton. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alice Holt Forest (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Petersfield Physic Garden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Frensham Little Pond (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Mill Field Nature Reserves (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • West Green House Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Alton Station.

Where to stay around Alton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 104 vacation rentals near Alton. From 46 Houses to 24 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Alton?

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

  • Alton Station: 330 vacation rentals
  • Allen Gallery: 324 vacation rentals
  • Curtis Museum: 326 vacation rentals
  • Church of St Lawrence: 324 vacation rentals
  • Southampton Swanwick Station: 2,148 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alton listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Alton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Alton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.