Destination guide

The natural setting of Gloucester is ready to explore

Learn about the unique charm of Gloucester with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its walkable and romantic location. National Gallery of Canada and Parliament Hill are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Gloucester

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gloucester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camp Fortune (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Capital Golf Centre (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Calypso Theme Waterpark (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gloucester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princess Louise Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Millennium Sports Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Petrie Island Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Strathcona Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Brantwood Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Confederation Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gloucester

The nearest airport is in Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gloucester?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday lettings around Gloucester. From 57 houses to 75 flats & apartments, 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 Gloucester?

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 Gloucester:

  • Centretown: 82 holiday homes
  • Vanier North: 31 holiday homes
  • Lower Town: 124 holiday homes
  • Old Ottawa East: 40 holiday homes
  • The Glebe: 60 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 Gloucester? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gloucester. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Millennium Sports Park: 291 holiday lettings
  • Petrie Island Park: 302 holiday lettings
  • Gatineau Park: 350 holiday lettings
  • Queensway Carleton Hospital: 307 holiday lettings
  • Meech Ski Lift: 357 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gloucester listed on 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 Gloucester?

Yes, of course. offers 57 Houses in Gloucester. Our other popular types of Gloucester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gloucester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Gloucester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.