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Take in the lush beauty of Ellington

The forests and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Ellington. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. Springfield Armory and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Ellington

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ellington a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grassmere Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Stafford Motor Speedway (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Lutz Children's Museum (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ellington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Crystal Lake Sandy Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • East Windsor Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Scantic River State Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Powder Hollow Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ellington

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), which is 15.6 mi (25.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ellington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday lettings around Ellington. From 21 houses to 2 farmhouses, 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 lakefront property in Ellington?

Forget the beach any go lakeside instead. Sit back, find your chill and bask in those stunning views. HomeAway has 6 rental properties close to lakes ready to be booked. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 4 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in Ellington?

Our hotels come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Whether you're visiting on a Champagne or house wine budget, we've got a room for you. In this destination, there are 32 options available on HomeAway. Rooms start at £38 per night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • House: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Apartment: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £66 per night.
  • Cottage: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £96 per night.

Can I stay in Ellington in a large group?

Nothing beats catching up with your old friends or spending time with your beloved relatives in a terrific new place. What's best, HomeAway has places to suit you. Hotel holiday rentals are the most popular option here for big groups of travellers. Our global database currently has 10 available. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a party of 5, we have 15 properties to rent appropriate for that size. Book a night for as little as £71.
  • If you've got 6 in your party, you'll be happy to discover that there are 10 rental properties that are suitable. You can get one for as little as £111 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 8? We have 5 properties for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £118 per night.

You and all your besties will be well catered to when you plan your Ellington adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Ellington?

Friends become our chosen family. Catch up with your nearest and dearest and organise a budget-friendly holiday with HomeAway. Sturbridge is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 7 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £106 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Another 6 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Amston. With an average price of £117 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.