Destination guide

The historic area of Newport awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's monuments, history and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Newport. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the island views, seaside and gardens. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Newport

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Newport a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Owl and Monkey Haven (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Butterfly and Fountain World (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Robin Hill (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Garlic Farm (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Amazon World Zoo Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newport

Travelers love Newport for its island views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newport is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seaclose Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Thorness bay (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Gurnard Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Cowes Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Lepe Country Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ryde Beach (6.9 mi / 11 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Newport

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 24.2 mi (38.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Newport?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,641 vacation rentals near Newport. From 553 Houses to 304 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 Newport for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dinosaur Expeditions Conservation and Palaeoart Centre: 1,932 vacation rentals
  • Owl and Monkey Haven: 2,074 vacation rentals
  • St. Thomas Church: 2,023 vacation rentals
  • Calbourne Water Mill: 2,158 vacation rentals
  • Robin Hill: 2,030 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 553 Houses in Newport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 304 rentals available
  • Villas: 31 rentals available
  • Cabins: 604 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 185 vacation rentals with pool available in Newport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.