Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Portland

Enjoy the history and other features of Portland. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sailing, bars and windsurfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Portland

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Portland a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Sea Life Tower (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Sandworld (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Sea Life Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Pirate Adventure Mini Golf (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Fantasy Island Fun Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portland

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

  • Broadcroft Quarry Nature Reserve (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Governor's Community Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Church Ope Cove (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Weymouth Bay (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Weymouth Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Portland

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 31 mi (49.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Portland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 633 holiday lettings near Portland. From 153 Houses to 58 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Portland 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 Portland?

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

  • Portland Castle: 1,149 holiday lettings
  • Durdle Pier: 882 holiday lettings
  • Verne High Angle Battery: 1,138 holiday lettings
  • Governor's Community Garden: 1,066 holiday lettings
  • Rufus Castle: 1,033 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 153 Houses in Portland. Our other popular types of Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 376 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 Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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