Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Southminster getaway

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Southminster. This city has something for everyone. Colchester Zoo and Southend Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Southminster

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Southminster a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Southend Pier (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Warren Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southminster

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Southminster is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mersea Island (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Shoebury East Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hockley Woods (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Southminster

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Southminster Station.

Where to stay around Southminster?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 229 vacation rentals near Southminster. From 69 Houses to 29 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 Southminster for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Southminster Station: 344 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Shoeburyness Station: 346 vacation rentals
  • East Anglian Railway Museum: 419 vacation rentals
  • Hollytrees Museum: 466 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station: 396 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 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 Southminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Southminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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