Destination guide

The friendly area of Downham Market awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Downham Market. Well known for its restaurants, bars and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Downham Market

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Downham Market a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ryston Park Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Swaffham Golf Club (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Go Ape Thetford (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • High Lodge Thetford Forest (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downham Market

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downham Market is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gooderstone Water Gardens (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lady's Wood (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Cresent (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Roydon Common National Nature Reserve (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downham Market

The nearest airport is in Cambridge (CBG), located 24.7 mi (39.8 km) from the city center.

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Downham Market?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 149 vacation rentals near Downham Market. From 78 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downham Market are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Denver Windmill: 254 vacation rentals
  • Downham Market Town Hall: 271 vacation rentals
  • Downham Market Station: 266 vacation rentals
  • Lakenheath Station: 258 vacation rentals
  • University of Cambridge: 383 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downham Market 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 Downham Market?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 78 Houses in Downham Market. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downham Market include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 rentals available
  • Cabins: 46 rentals available
  • Cottages: 46 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 Downham Market?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Downham Market. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.