Destination guide

The cosy city of Cavendish awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Cavendish with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its restaurants, cheese shops and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Cavendish

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Cavendish a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Towerlands Park Golf Course (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • National Stud (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Fuller's Mill Garden (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cavendish

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cavendish is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clare Castle Country Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Ickworth House (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Nowton Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Abbey Gardens (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Braintree Public Gardens (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Lackford Lakes (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cavendish

Fly into London (STN-Stansted), the closest airport, located 20.8 mi (33.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cambridge (CBG), which is 21.1 mi (34 km) away.

Where to stay around Cavendish?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 78 holiday lettings near Cavendish. From 44 Houses to 19 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cavendish 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 Cavendish?

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

  • Newmarket Racecourse: 397 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Castle Park: 495 holiday lettings
  • East Anglian Railway Museum: 447 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Station: 499 holiday lettings
  • Hedingham Castle: 295 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 44 Houses in Cavendish. Our other popular types of Cavendish holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cavendish?

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