Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Swindon

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Swindon. Well known for its horseback riding, football games and ziplining, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Swindon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Swindon a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cirencester Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Witney Lakes Golf Course (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • West Witney Sports and Social Club (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Swindon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Swindon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coate Water Country Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lydiard Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Stanton Country Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Somerford Lagoon (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Highgrove House and Gardens (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Swindon

Fly into Oxford (OXF), the closest airport, located 27.6 mi (44.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 41.4 mi (66.6 km) away.

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

Where to stay around Swindon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 640 vacation rentals near Swindon. From 275 Houses to 245 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Swindon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Coate Water Country Park: 635 vacation rentals
  • Swindon Designer Outlet: 712 vacation rentals
  • Stanton Country Park: 752 vacation rentals
  • Wayland's Smithy: 622 vacation rentals
  • Museum of the Great Western Railway: 710 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 275 Houses in Swindon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Swindon include:

  • Cottages: 245 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 62 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 245 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Swindon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 195 vacation rentals with pool available in Swindon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.