Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Faringdon

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Faringdon. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its bars, restaurants and horseback riding. Ashmolean Museum and Covered Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Faringdon

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Faringdon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Witney Lakes Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • West Witney Sports and Social Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hinksey Heights Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Southfield Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Faringdon

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Faringdon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanton Country Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Coate Water Country Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Lydiard Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Christ Church Meadows (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Somerford Lagoon (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Faringdon

The nearest airport is in Oxford (OXF), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 49.3 mi (79.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Faringdon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 500 vacation rentals near Faringdon. From 163 Houses to 108 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 Faringdon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Uffington White Horse: 822 vacation rentals
  • Uffington Castle: 816 vacation rentals
  • Great Coxwell Barn: 1,177 vacation rentals
  • Highclere Castle: 240 vacation rentals
  • University of Oxford: 722 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 163 Houses in Faringdon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Faringdon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 108 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 176 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 Faringdon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Faringdon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.