Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Sway

The gardens and forests create a pretty picture of Sway. This trendy and welcoming city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Southampton Maritime Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Sway

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Sway a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Burley Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • New Forest Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • The Needles Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • New Forest Wildlife Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sway

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sway is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bournemouth Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Burley Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Avon Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Red House Museum and Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sway

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Southampton (SOU), which is 15.7 mi (25.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lymington Sway Station.

Where to stay around Sway?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 736 vacation rentals near Sway. From 234 Houses to 101 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 Sway for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lymington Sway Station: 2,063 vacation rentals
  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,849 vacation rentals
  • Southampton Cruise Terminal: 1,758 vacation rentals
  • New Forest: 1,920 vacation rentals
  • University of Southampton: 1,492 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 234 Houses in Sway. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sway include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 101 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 345 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 Sway?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 141 vacation rentals with pool available in Sway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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