Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Long Melford

Enjoy the history and other features of Long Melford. This welcoming and relaxing 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 Long Melford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Long Melford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Towerlands Park Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Blakenham Woodland Garden (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Bramford Golf Centre (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Long Melford

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Long Melford. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clare Castle Country Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Ickworth House (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Nowton Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Abbey Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Wolves Wood RSPB Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Colchester Castle Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Long Melford

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cambridge (CBG), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Long Melford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 164 vacation rentals near Long Melford. From 82 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 Long Melford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kentwell Hall: 349 vacation rentals
  • Melford Hall: 350 vacation rentals
  • East Anglian Railway Museum: 460 vacation rentals
  • Hollytrees Museum: 482 vacation rentals
  • Colchester Station: 491 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Melford 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 Long Melford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 82 Houses in Long Melford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Long Melford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 64 rentals available
  • Cottages: 64 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 Long Melford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Long Melford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.