Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Charlestown

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Charlestown. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Charlestown

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Charlestown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Charlestown

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

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

  • Dudley Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Merewether Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Speers Point Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • King Edward Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Charlestown

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Charlestown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 231 holiday lettings near Charlestown. From 119 Houses to 59 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Charlestown is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Maitland Gaol: 557 holiday lettings
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 334 holiday lettings
  • Fort Scratchley: 320 holiday lettings
  • Blackbutt Reserve: 362 holiday lettings
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World: 1,522 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 119 Houses in Charlestown. Our other popular types of Charlestown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 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 Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.