Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Derby getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Derby. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Derby

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Derby a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great River Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Derby

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Derby is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Osborndale State Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Roosevelt Forest (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • West Rock Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Matthies Memorial Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Derby

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Derby?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 109 holiday lettings around Derby. From 62 houses to 35 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Derby?

Nothing beats a little sand between your toes and salt spray on your skin. It's time to round up your pals for some spirited beach action. HomeAway has 24 holiday homes by the beach. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 23 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Derby?

Our house holiday rentals are real properties for real travellers. Offering loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 63 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £31 per night. If that doesn't agree with your family's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 32 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.
  • Hotel: 26 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Cottage: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £100 per night.

Can I stay in Derby in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect escape is relaxing with your friends and loved ones in a fantastic new place. If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway has options. House holiday rentals are the preferred choice for big groups of guests, with 18 available here. The holiday properties that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a party of 8, we offer 18 properties to rent suited to that size. Stay a night for as little as £179.
  • If you have 6 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 14 holiday rentals that are ideal. Prices start at £79 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 5 people? You'll be delighted to learn we have 11 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £133 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your cousins and all your pals to Derby.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Derby?

Reduce those hefty accommodation expenses when you organise your stay with HomeAway. You'll find plenty of excellent holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! Downtown is a great area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 8 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £126 per night. Lordship is another place worth considering. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £165 a night.