Destination guide

The friendly area of Gloucester awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Gloucester and enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and culture. Travelers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gloucester

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gloucester a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Cirencester Golf Club (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Cotswold Farm Park (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gloucester

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rococo Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Haresfield Beacon (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Imperial Gardens (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Pittville Park (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Gloucester

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 38.5 mi (62 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Gloucester Station.

Where to stay around Gloucester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 948 vacation rentals near Gloucester. From 316 Houses to 434 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gloucester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gloucester:

  • Canon's Marsh: 37 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 55 vacation rentals
  • Southville: 27 vacation rentals
  • Bristol City Centre: 50 vacation rentals
  • Redcliffe: 39 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 Gloucester?

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

  • Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum: 1,236 vacation rentals
  • Kingsholm Stadium: 1,117 vacation rentals
  • City Museum: 1,256 vacation rentals
  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre: 1,269 vacation rentals
  • Gloucester Station: 1,247 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 316 Houses in Gloucester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gloucester include:

  • Bungalows: 434 rentals available
  • Cabins: 434 rentals available
  • Cottages: 434 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gloucester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation rentals with pool available in Gloucester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.