Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Sway

The gardens and forests create a pretty picture of Sway. This trendy and welcoming city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Southampton Maritime Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Sway

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Sway a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Burley Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • New Forest Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • The Needles Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • New Forest Wildlife Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sway

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

  • Bournemouth Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Burley Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Avon Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Red House Museum and Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sway

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Southampton (SOU), which is 15.7 mi (25.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lymington Sway Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sway?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 746 holiday lettings around Sway. From 242 Houses to 92 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Sway?

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 Sway:

  • Mudeford: 59 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth City Centre: 143 holiday homes
  • Freshwater Bay: 31 holiday homes
  • Friars Cliff: 40 holiday homes
  • Southampton City Centre: 56 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 Sway?

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

  • Lymington Sway Station: 1,987 holiday lettings
  • Mudeford Quay: 1,946 holiday lettings
  • Peppa Pig World: 1,385 holiday lettings
  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,898 holiday lettings
  • Boscombe Pier: 1,872 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sway 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 Sway?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 242 Houses in Sway. Our other popular types of Sway holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 343 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 343 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 161 holiday homes with pool available in Sway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.