Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Lymington

The forests and ocean views provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lymington. This welcoming city is known for its spas, bars and horseback riding. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Southampton Maritime Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Lymington

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Lymington has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • The Needles Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Burley Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • New Forest Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • New Forest Wildlife Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lymington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lymington is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bournemouth Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Brownsea Island (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tennyson Down (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Avon Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Lymington

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 16.2 mi (26 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Lymington Town Station, Lymington Pier Station and Lymington Sway Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lymington?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,170 vacation rentals near Lymington. From 451 Cottages to 406 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lymington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lymington?

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

  • Bournemouth City Centre: 137 vacation rentals
  • Freshwater Bay: 33 vacation rentals
  • Mudeford: 59 vacation rentals
  • Friars Cliff: 40 vacation rentals
  • Southampton City Centre: 53 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Hurst Castle: 2,449 vacation rentals
  • Lymington Town Station: 2,405 vacation rentals
  • St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery: 2,355 vacation rentals
  • Lymington Pier Ferry Port: 2,422 vacation rentals
  • Lymington Pier Station: 2,423 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lymington 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 Cottages in Lymington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 451 Cottages in Lymington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lymington include:

  • Houses: 406 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 451 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 224 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lymington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 165 vacation rentals with pool available in Lymington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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