Where to stay around Colchester?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 238 vacation rentals near Colchester. From 81 Cabins to 81 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Colchester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • University of Essex: 457 vacation rentals
  • Hollytrees Museum: 456 vacation rentals
  • Colchester Station: 466 vacation rentals
  • Colchester Wivenhoe Station: 438 vacation rentals
  • Colchester Town Station: 451 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Colchester 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 Cabins in Colchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 81 Cabins in Colchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colchester include:

  • Cottages: 81 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 81 rentals available
  • Houses: 55 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Colchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in Colchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Travel to historic Colchester

    Enjoy the area's history, museums and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Colchester. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the theaters, bars and fishing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

    Activities and attractions in Colchester

    Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Colchester a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Colchester Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Colchester Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
    • Jimmy's Farm (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
    • Suffolk Leisure Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • Lavenham Falconry (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Colchester

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Colchester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Colchester Castle Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Abberton Reservoir (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Beth Chatto Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Mersea Island (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
    • St. Osyth Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Alton Water (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)