Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Ross-on-Wye

The area's history and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ross-on-Wye. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its bars, riverfront and forests. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ross-on-Wye

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ross-on-Wye a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Herefordshire Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ross-on-Wye

Travelers love Ross-on-Wye for its stunning river views and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ross-on-Wye. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wye Valley (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Forest of Dean (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • The Weir Garden (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Haresfield Beacon (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Rococo Gardens (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ross-on-Wye

Fly into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), the closest airport, located 36.9 mi (59.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Birmingham (BHX), which is 51.8 mi (83.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Ross-on-Wye?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 616 vacation rentals near Ross-on-Wye. From 293 Cottages to 241 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ross-on-Wye for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ross-on-Wye?

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

  • Wilton Castle: 964 vacation rentals
  • Berkeley Castle: 1,022 vacation rentals
  • Highgrove House: 1,363 vacation rentals
  • Stonehouse Station: 1,217 vacation rentals
  • Tintern Abbey: 905 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ross-on-Wye 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 Cottages in Ross-on-Wye?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 293 Cottages in Ross-on-Wye. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ross-on-Wye include:

  • Houses: 241 rentals available
  • Cabins: 293 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 293 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 Ross-on-Wye?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Ross-on-Wye. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.