Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical New Castle

Take a holiday to New Castle and enjoy the area's history, churches and monuments. This city's restaurants, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in New Castle

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes New Castle a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brandywine Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Biderman Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Gloucester County Dream Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Chisel Creek Golf Course (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Chaddsford Winery (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Back Creek Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Castle

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, New Castle is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Longwood Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Kirkwood Soccer Complex (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Eden Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Banning Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Christina Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around New Castle

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Millville, NJ (MIV-Millville Municipal), which is 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

Where to stay around New Castle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings near New Castle. From 19 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Castle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Old Court House: 52 holiday lettings
  • George Read II House: 54 holiday lettings
  • Fort Delaware State Park: 44 holiday lettings
  • Old Library Museum: 53 holiday lettings
  • Kirkwood Soccer Complex: 56 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Castle 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 New Castle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 Houses in New Castle. Our other popular types of New Castle holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 New Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in New Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.