Destination guide

Friendly Chatham will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Chatham with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its restaurants, bars and spas, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Leeds Castle and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Chatham

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Chatham 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:

  • Southend Pier (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Buckmore Park Karting (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Gillingham Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kent Life (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Oast Park Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bearsted Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chatham

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Chatham is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Capstone Farm Country Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Riverside Country Park (3.4 mi / 5.6 km)
  • White Horse Wood Country Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Whatman Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Vinters Valley Nature Reserve (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Brenchley Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Chatham

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 16.3 mi (26.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into London (LCY-London City), which is 23 mi (37 km) away.

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

Where to stay around Chatham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 175 vacation rentals near Chatham. From 99 Houses to 32 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 Chatham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Buckmore Park Karting: 519 vacation rentals
  • Historic Dockyard Chatham: 431 vacation rentals
  • Fort Amherst: 406 vacation rentals
  • Brook Theatre: 405 vacation rentals
  • Chatham Station: 445 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 99 Houses in Chatham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chatham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Cabins: 35 rentals available
  • Cottages: 35 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 pool in Chatham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Chatham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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