Destination guide

The cosy city of Berkeley awaits you

Come and experience Berkeley and its history, monuments and museums. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, bars and restaurants. Thornbury Castle and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Berkeley

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Berkeley a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bristol Zoo (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • We The Curious (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Berkeley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Berkeley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Newark Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Forest of Dean (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Haresfield Beacon (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Westonbirt Arboretum (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Berkeley

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 23.2 mi (37.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Berkeley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 424 holiday lettings around Berkeley. From 148 Houses to 29 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Berkeley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Berkeley:

  • Bath City Centre: 227 holiday homes
  • Bristol City Centre: 71 holiday homes
  • Clifton: 61 holiday homes
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 88 holiday homes
  • Canon's Marsh: 49 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Berkeley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Berkeley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Berkeley Castle: 1,066 holiday lettings
  • Jenner Museum: 1,052 holiday lettings
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park: 1,062 holiday lettings
  • Thermae Bath Spa: 1,188 holiday lettings
  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 1,183 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Berkeley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Berkeley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 148 Houses in Berkeley. Our other popular types of Berkeley holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 203 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 203 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Berkeley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Berkeley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.