Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Long Melford

Enjoy the history and other features of Long Melford. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Long Melford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Long Melford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colchester Zoo (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Towerlands Park Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Blakenham Woodland Garden (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Bramford Golf Centre (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Long Melford

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Long Melford. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clare Castle Country Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Ickworth House (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Nowton Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Abbey Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Wolves Wood RSPB Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Colchester Castle Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Long Melford

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cambridge (CBG), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Long Melford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 111 holiday lettings around Long Melford. From 36 houses to 58 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 Long Melford? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Long Melford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kentwell Hall: 356 holiday lettings
  • Melford Hall: 355 holiday lettings
  • Towerlands Equestrian Center: 293 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Zoo: 489 holiday lettings
  • Witham Essex Station: 367 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Long Melford 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 Long Melford?

Yes, of course. offers 36 Houses in Long Melford. Our other popular types of Long Melford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 58 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Long Melford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Long Melford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.