Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Winchelsea

The area's churches and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Winchelsea. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its restaurants and gardens. Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey and Battlefield are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Winchelsea

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Winchelsea a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • East Hill Lift (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Rye Farm World (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • West Hill Lift (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • The Chapel Down Winery (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Battle Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Winchelsea

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

  • Pett Level Road Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Winchelsea Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Hastings Country Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Camber Sands (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • St Helen's Wood (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Winchelsea

Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), the closest airport, located 40.7 mi (65.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Winchelsea?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 761 holiday lettings around Winchelsea. From 219 houses to 283 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Winchelsea? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Winchelsea. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Camber Castle: 1,197 holiday lettings
  • Church of St Thomas a Becket: 1,220 holiday lettings
  • Godinton House and Gardens: 1,433 holiday lettings
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve: 1,187 holiday lettings
  • Pevensey Normans Bay Station: 1,110 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 219 Houses in Winchelsea. Our other popular types of Winchelsea holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 283 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 283 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Winchelsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 122 holiday homes with pool available in Winchelsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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