Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Winchelsea

The area's churches and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Winchelsea. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its restaurants and gardens. Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey and Battlefield are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Winchelsea

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

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • East Hill Lift (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Rye Farm World (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • West Hill Lift (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • The Chapel Down Winery (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Battle Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Winchelsea

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Winchelsea is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pett Level Road Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Winchelsea Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Hastings Country Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Camber Sands (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • St Helen's Wood (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)

How to get to and around Winchelsea

Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), the closest airport, located 40.7 mi (65.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Winchelsea?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 740 vacation rentals near Winchelsea. From 338 Houses to 102 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 Winchelsea for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Winchelsea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 338 Houses in Winchelsea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Winchelsea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 102 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 233 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Winchelsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 37 vacation rentals with pool available in Winchelsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.