Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Halstead

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Halstead. This welcoming and trendy city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Halstead

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Halstead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Towerlands Park Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Chelmsford City Racecourse (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Halstead

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Halstead is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clare Castle Country Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Braintree Public Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • The Common (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Colchester Castle Park (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bridge End Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Halstead

Fly into London (STN-Stansted), the closest airport, located 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cambridge (CBG), which is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Halstead?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 150 vacation rentals near Halstead. From 69 Houses to 3 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 Halstead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • East Anglian Railway Museum: 448 vacation rentals
  • Kelvedon Hatch: 3,900 vacation rentals
  • Anglesey Abbey: 359 vacation rentals
  • Hollytrees Museum: 482 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Shenfield Station: 2,360 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 69 Houses in Halstead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Halstead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 rentals available
  • Cottages: 45 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 Halstead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 36 vacation rentals with pool available in Halstead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.