Destination guide

The trendy area of Ashford awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Ashford. This trendy and welcoming city entices travellers with its coffee shops and parks. 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 Ashford

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Ashford has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stafford Motor Speedway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Taylor Brooke Winery (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Sharpe Hill Vineyard (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Woodstock Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Harrisville Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Country Club (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ashford

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ashford. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tinkerville Brook Reserve (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Nathaniel Lyon Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Crystal Lake Sandy Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Rotary Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Davis Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ashford

Fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), the closest airport, located 26.7 mi (43 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), which is 26.8 mi (43.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Ashford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings near Ashford. From 17 Houses to 6 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ashford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ashford?

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 Ashford:

  • Sturbridge: 31 holiday homes
  • Holland: 31 holiday homes
  • Storrs: 16 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 60 holiday homes
  • Yantic: 42 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 Ashford?

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

  • Tinkerville Brook Reserve: 48 holiday lettings
  • Roseland Cottage: 56 holiday lettings
  • Bolton Notch State Park: 86 holiday lettings
  • Prudence Crandall Museum: 79 holiday lettings
  • Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry: 53 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Ashford. Our other popular types of Ashford holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ashford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Ashford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.