Destination guide

Travel to friendly New Britain

The area's museums and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to New Britain. This welcoming and scenic city is well known for its bars, shopping and restaurants. Lake Compounce and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around New Britain

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Britain a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Britain

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Britain is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Walnut Hill Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Hungerford Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Mill Pond Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Crescent Lake (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Britain

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around New Britain?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings around New Britain. From 21 houses to 10 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in New Britain?

Roll straight out of bed and walk to those must-see attractions. Or simply jump straight into the thrilling pace of the big city! Spend your next getaway just steps from all the action, with a city centre holiday home. HomeAway has 5 city centre holiday properties available. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 4 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 lakefront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in New Britain?

Whether you're trying to find a place that greets its guests with an icy bottle of Champagne and a cheese platter or you're simply after a decent bed to snooze in after a long day of sightseeing, we've got the ideal hotel for you. In this destination, there are 48 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at £38 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Apartment: 15 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Townhome: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £90 per night.

Can I stay in New Britain in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to spend with your relatives and friends. A trip away is an ideal opportunity to get together. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has places for you. The leading option for big groups here are hotel holiday rentals, and we have 13 available. The rental options that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 5, we've got 30 rental properties suitable for that size. Spend a night from just £104.
  • If you have 6 in your party, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 29 rental properties that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £61 per night.
  • Trying to find rental properties to suit 8 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 7 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £154 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring along your mom, your sister and all your friends to New Britain.

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