Destination guide

Travel to friendly Melksham

Enjoy the churches and other features of Melksham. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its spas, bars and coffeehouses. Bath Abbey and Roman Baths are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Melksham

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Melksham a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bath Golf Club (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Recreation Ground (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Thermae Bath Spa (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Bath Approach Golf Course (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Bath Lawn Tennis Club (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bath City Farm (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Melksham

Melksham is famous for its pristine countryside and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Melksham is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prior Park Landscape Garden (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Alice Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Sydney Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Recreation Ground (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Parade Gardens (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Henrietta Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Melksham

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 24.4 mi (39.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Melksham Station.

Where to stay around Melksham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 558 vacation rentals near Melksham. From 209 Houses to 193 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 Melksham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Great Chalfield Manor: 966 vacation rentals
  • Melksham Station: 839 vacation rentals
  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 1,123 vacation rentals
  • Bath Central Library: 1,123 vacation rentals
  • Stonehenge: 382 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Melksham 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 Melksham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 209 Houses in Melksham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Melksham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 193 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 115 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 Melksham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Melksham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.