Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Malmesbury

The area's temples and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Malmesbury. Well known for its stargazing, bars and gardens, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bath Abbey and Roman Baths are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Malmesbury

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Malmesbury has to offer. Here 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 (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Cirencester Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • The Players Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Malmesbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Malmesbury 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:

  • Highgrove House and Gardens (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Somerford Lagoon (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Westonbirt Arboretum (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lydiard Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Malmesbury

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 30.8 mi (49.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Oxford (OXF), which is 36.5 mi (58.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Malmesbury?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 363 vacation rentals near Malmesbury. From 182 Houses to 21 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 Malmesbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Malmesbury Abbey: 1,069 vacation rentals
  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 1,055 vacation rentals
  • Bath Central Library: 1,051 vacation rentals
  • Avebury Stone Circle: 553 vacation rentals
  • Bath Spa Station: 1,051 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 182 Houses in Malmesbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Malmesbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 136 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 Malmesbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 155 vacation rentals with pool available in Malmesbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.