Where to stay around East Midlands?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,454 holiday lettings near East Midlands. From 1,144 Cabins to 1,144 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Midlands is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in East Midlands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in East Midlands. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Norfolk: 2,798 holiday homes
  • The Cotswolds: 2,842 holiday homes
  • Yorkshire: 5,437 holiday homes
  • Peak District National Park: 1,742 holiday homes
  • Derbyshire: 1,184 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in East Midlands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in East Midlands?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in East Midlands with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Manchester: 464 holiday lettings
  • Birmingham: 276 holiday lettings
  • Oxford: 323 holiday lettings
  • Cambridge: 332 holiday lettings
  • Bakewell: 1,153 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to East Midlands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in East Midlands are:

  • Birmingham Airport (BHX): 399 self catering accommodations
  • Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA): 240 self catering accommodations
  • Humberside Airport (HUY): 176 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in East Midlands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in East Midlands. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,438 holiday rentals
  • Manchester Central (GMEX): 563 holiday rentals
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park: 205 holiday rentals
  • Alton Towers: 1,089 holiday rentals
  • Tattershall Lakes Country Park: 278 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Midlands listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in East Midlands, England Your Home Away From Home


Taking up more than half of the region known as The Midlands in England is the region hailed as the East Midlands. And as the region encompasses several of the counties of England, you can be sure that an East Midlands holiday is never short of things to see and do. An East Midlands holiday rental cottage will offer you all of the comforts of home as well as acting as an ideal base from which to explore this interesting region of England.

Things to Do on Holiday in East Midlands, England

An East Midlands holiday is very versatile and visitors can be as lethargic or as active as they want to be. With the fantastic countryside views that an east Midlands holiday rental cottage makes, it is simple to just while away the hours watching the world go by. The stunning scenery of Derbyshire is also popular for those who enjoy a spot of painting and photography. Other activities available in abundance in the region include football, golf, tennis, fishing, swimming, cycling, sailing, walking, windsurfing and hiking.

Places to Visit on Holiday in East Midlands, England

If you can tear yourself away from your comfortable East Midlands holiday rental cottage then there is an abundance of towns, villages and cities just waiting to be explored. Among the great places to go for a day trip is Gainsborough Hall in the town of Gainsborough in the county of Lincolnshire. The hall was built in the 15th century by Sir Thomas Burgh as an exhibition of how wealthy his family was. The hall was also the place where Henry VIII met Catherine Parr and proceeded to make her his wife. Gainsborough hall has been well maintained and of note for visitors to see are the traditional Medieval kitchens in the manor.

Weather in East Midlands, England

Should you be considering booking a wonderful East Midlands holiday rental cottage then you can expect to enjoy fairly warm summers and cool winters. Generally the warmest months of the year to have an East Midlands holiday are July and August when the temperature during the day can be as much as 28°C. The cooler months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature fall to between 2°C and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 19 inches.

Travel to East Midlands, England

Travellers on an East Midlands holiday are likely to arrive at the East Midlands Airport (EMA) which is located in the heart of the region. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include Eastern Airways, BMIbaby and Ryanair. Passengers can leave other parts of the UK from various airports such as Newcastle(NCL), Edinburgh (EDI), Heathrow (LHR) and Liverpool (LPL).

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