Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of New Castle

Enjoy the history and other features of New Castle. Travellers to this romantic city praise the seaside, restaurants and shopping. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around New Castle

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that New Castle has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Water Country (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sagamore Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • The Ledges Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • York's Wild Kingdom (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (10.6 mi / 17 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Castle

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Castle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Stark State Historic Site (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Odiorne Point State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fort McClary State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Prescott Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Wallis Sands State Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Jenness State Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around New Castle

The nearest airport is in Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

Where to stay around New Castle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,462 holiday lettings near New Castle. From 711 Houses to 319 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 New Castle is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Castle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Castle:

  • York Beach: 404 holiday homes
  • Rye Beach: 292 holiday homes
  • North Berwick: 728 holiday homes
  • Summer Village: 104 holiday homes
  • Seabrook Beach: 87 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to New Castle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in New Castle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse: 1,601 holiday lettings
  • Fort Stark State Historic Site: 1,633 holiday lettings
  • Fort Constitution Historical Site: 1,597 holiday lettings
  • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area: 1,515 holiday lettings
  • Seacoast Science Center: 1,542 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Castle listed on HomeAway 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 New Castle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 711 Houses in New Castle. Our other popular types of New Castle holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 319 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 340 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 319 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 232 holiday homes with pool available in New Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.