Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Ferndown

The riverfront, countryside and wildlife are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Ferndown. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Ferndown

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ferndown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Splashdown Waterpark (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Queen's Park Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Playgolf Bournemouth (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ferndown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ferndown. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bournemouth Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Brownsea Island (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Knoll Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Queens Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Kings Park Bowling Green (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ferndown

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 25.2 mi (40.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ferndown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 787 vacation rentals near Ferndown. From 277 Houses to 288 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 Ferndown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Knoll Gardens: 1,836 vacation rentals
  • Salisbury Cathedral: 463 vacation rentals
  • New Forest: 1,873 vacation rentals
  • Highcliffe Castle: 2,088 vacation rentals
  • Alum Chine Beach: 1,786 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 277 Houses in Ferndown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ferndown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 288 rentals available
  • Cabins: 174 rentals available
  • Cottages: 174 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 Ferndown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 42 vacation rentals with pool available in Ferndown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.