Destination guide

Friendly Grays will entice you

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Grays. This welcoming and trendy city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and bars. South Park and O2 Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Grays

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Grays 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:

  • Royal Observatory (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Southend Pier (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Kent Cyclopark (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Hall Place and Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grays

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Grays is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Sky Garden (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Greenwich Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Belhus Wood Country Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Upminster Windmill (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Shorne Woods Country Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Grays

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Grays Station or Grays Chafford Hundred Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Grays?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 273 holiday lettings near Grays. From 106 Houses to 144 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grays for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grays?

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

  • Arena Essex Raceway: 6,500 holiday lettings
  • Grays Chafford Hundred Station: 6,172 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Shopping Centre: 6,349 holiday lettings
  • Grays Station: 3,819 holiday lettings
  • Excel Exhibition Centre: 11,732 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 106 Houses in Grays. Our other popular types of Grays holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 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 Grays?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Grays. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.