Destination guide

The friendly area of Ashbourne awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ashbourne. Travelers like the bars, hiking and golfing in this welcoming and relaxing city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ashbourne

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Ashbourne for its hiking and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ashbourne a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ashbourne Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Alton Towers (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Denby Pottery (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ashbourne

Travelers appreciate the pristine countryside and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Ashbourne has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Ashbourne is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Carsington Water (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lea Gardens (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Parkhall Country Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Rudyard Lake (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashbourne

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 27.1 mi (43.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ashbourne?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 501 vacation rentals near Ashbourne. From 306 Cottages to 306 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ashbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Saint Oswald's Church: 1,464 vacation rentals
  • Peak District National Park: 2,065 vacation rentals
  • Chatsworth House: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Alton Towers: 1,270 vacation rentals
  • Buxton Station: 1,593 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 306 Cottages in Ashbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ashbourne include:

  • Cabins: 306 rentals available
  • Houses: 151 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 306 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 Ashbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Ashbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.