Destination guide

Travel to friendly Cambridge

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Cambridge. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. 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 and around Cambridge

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cambridge a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Wilds (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Wolf Run State Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Yellow Butterfly Winery (20 mi / 32.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cambridge

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Cambridge is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salt Fork State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Wolf Run State Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Ellis Dam-Lock No. 11 (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Riverside Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Clary Gardens (23.1 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Lake Park (23.6 mi / 38 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Cambridge?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11 holiday lettings around Cambridge. From 5 cabins to 4 holiday lodges, 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 rural property in Cambridge?

There's something kind of special about country living. If you're a born-and-bred city dweller craving the rural life, let us give you a helping hand. HomeAway has 3 rural getaway properties in this destination. Of course, don't forget about our 2 lake-view holiday accommodation options either!

Can I rent a hotel in Cambridge?

If we're talking about service and comfort, a good hotel is tricky to beat. Whether you're searching for somewhere with an infinity pool or you just want to laze around in a white, fluffy gown, we can help you find the perfect room. Currently, there are 5 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at £35 a night. Looking for a greater variety? We can offer some other self-catering accommodation options, including:

  • Lodge: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £409 per night.
  • Cabin: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £99 per night.

Can I stay in Cambridge in a large group?

Nothing compares to reconnecting with old friends or spending a few nights with your beloved relatives in a terrific new location. And the best thing, HomeAway has options big enough for the whole squad. Cabin holiday rentals are the favoured option for big groups of guests, with 2 available here. We have rental options that can house big groups. They are:

  • On the lookout for places that can accommodate 10 people? We've got 3 available. Prices start from £107 per night.
  • Or maybe you have 6 guests? If this is the case, we have 3 that will be perfect. The rates start at £99 a night.

You have a world of options that will cater to you and all your friends. Time is ticking! Book now!