Destination guide

Travel to friendly Dewsbury

Enjoy the history and other features of Dewsbury. Travellers especially like the restaurants, bars and casino gaming in this welcoming and relaxing city. National Coal Mining Museum and Royal Armouries are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Dewsbury

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dewsbury a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Howley Hall Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Willow Valley Golf (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Woodsome Hall Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Kirklees Light Railway (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dewsbury

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Dewsbury is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Oakwell Hall and Country Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Pugney's Country Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Middleton Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Greenhead Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dewsbury

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 13.2 mi (21.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Dewsbury Station or Ravensthorpe Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dewsbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 319 holiday lettings around Dewsbury. From 102 Houses to 129 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Dewsbury?

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 Dewsbury:

  • City Centre: 41 holiday homes
  • Leeds City Center: 52 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 39 holiday homes
  • Harrogate City Centre: 91 holiday homes
  • Hunslet: 20 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 Dewsbury?

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

  • Dewsbury Minster: 631 holiday lettings
  • Dewsbury Town Hall: 546 holiday lettings
  • Ravensthorpe Station: 632 holiday lettings
  • Dewsbury Station: 636 holiday lettings
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,079 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 102 Houses in Dewsbury. Our other popular types of Dewsbury holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 129 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 71 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 Dewsbury?

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