Destination guide

Travel to trendy Guilford

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Guilford. This trendy and welcoming city entices travellers with its restaurants and sightseeing. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Guilford

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Guilford a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Gouveia Winery (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Chamard Vineyards (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Paradise Hills Vineyard (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guilford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Guilford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Chaffinch Island State Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Hammonasset Beach State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Double Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Wharton Brook State Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Guilford

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 10.7 mi (17.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 25 mi (40.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Guilford Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Guilford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 390 holiday lettings around Guilford. From 226 houses to 93 cottages, 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.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Guilford?

Nothing compares to sand between your toes and the sound of whistling ocean breezes. It's time to wrangle the crew for some spirited beach action. HomeAway has 118 beachside holiday rentals to select from. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our options here include:

  • 98 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 94 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 93 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Guilford?

Our house holiday rentals are real properties for real travellers. Offering loads of space and privacy, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 229 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £24 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 92 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.
  • Apartment: 43 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Hotel: 25 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.

Can I stay in Guilford in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as being somewhere completely new with your family and loved ones. The good news is HomeAway has some places to suit large groups. House holiday rentals are the leading choice for larger sized groups, with 52 listed here. Around this area, the rental options that can accommodate large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 204 properties perfect for that size. Stay a night from just £51.
  • Require somewhere for 8 people? We have 142 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as £130 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals catering to 10 guests? You'll be pleased to learn we have 86 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £149 per night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you book your Guilford travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Guilford?

HomeAway offers an array of excellent budget-friendly options. Treat your posse to an extravagant night on the town or hang around a bit longer with the money you save. Essex Village is a terrific area to have a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 3 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £148 per night. Another 29 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Old Saybrook Centre. With an average price of £208 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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