Destination guide

The friendly area of Alton awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Alton. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, restaurants and theme park. Jane Austen's House Museum and Winchester Cathedral 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Alton

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blacknest Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Birdworld (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Old Thorns Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Liphook Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Basingstoke Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Hindhead Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alton. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alice Holt Forest (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Petersfield Physic Garden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Frensham Little Pond (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Mill Field Nature Reserves (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • West Green House Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Alton Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 118 holiday lettings around Alton. From 49 Houses to 34 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alton?

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

  • Alton Station: 389 holiday lettings
  • Church of St Lawrence: 385 holiday lettings
  • Allen Gallery: 384 holiday lettings
  • Curtis Museum: 385 holiday lettings
  • Jane Austen's House Museum: 390 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Houses in Alton. Our other popular types of Alton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 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 Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.