Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Freshwater Bay

Enjoy the history and other features of Freshwater Bay. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its beaches, seaside and island views. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Bournemouth Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Freshwater Bay

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Freshwater Bay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Needles Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Blackgang Chine (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Owl and Monkey Haven (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Butterfly and Fountain World (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Freshwater Bay

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Freshwater Bay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Freshwater Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bournemouth Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Tennyson Down (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Thorness bay (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Seaclose Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Gurnard Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)

How to get to and around Freshwater Bay

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Southampton (SOU), which is 20.5 mi (32.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Freshwater Bay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near Freshwater Bay. From 11 Houses to 7 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 Freshwater Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Freshwater Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Freshwater Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Freshwater Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Freshwater Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 30 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Freshwater Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.