Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Shorwell getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Shorwell with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Spinnaker Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Shorwell

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Shorwell a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackgang Chine (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Isle of Wight Owl and Falconry Centre (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Robin Hill (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Amazon World Zoo Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Owl and Monkey Haven (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shorwell

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shorwell is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Seaclose Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Ventnor Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Ventnor Downs (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Ventnor Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Ventnor Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Shanklin Chine (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Shorwell

Fly into Southampton (SOU), the closest airport, located 21.9 mi (35.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 23.3 mi (37.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Shorwell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,213 holiday lettings near Shorwell. From 371 Houses to 153 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shorwell for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Shorwell:

  • Freshwater Bay: 35 holiday homes
  • Gunwharf Quays: 36 holiday homes
  • Old Portsmouth: 38 holiday homes
  • Fratton: 26 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 50 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 Shorwell?

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

  • New Forest: 1,827 holiday lettings
  • Buckler's Hard: 2,295 holiday lettings
  • Ventnor Botanic Garden: 1,583 holiday lettings
  • Ocean Village Marina: 1,676 holiday lettings
  • New Forest Wildlife Park: 1,710 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 371 Houses in Shorwell. Our other popular types of Shorwell holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 541 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shorwell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 141 holiday homes with pool available in Shorwell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.