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.


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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Grays?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 319 holiday lettings around Grays. From 133 houses to 157 flats & apartments, 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 Grays?

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 Grays:

  • Tower Hamlets: 1,147 holiday homes
  • Greenwich: 6,542 holiday homes
  • Lewisham: 6,682 holiday homes
  • Newham: 3,155 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Bromley: 71 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 Grays? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grays. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Arena Essex Raceway: 5,664 holiday lettings
  • Grays Chafford Hundred Station: 5,419 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Shopping Centre: 5,556 holiday lettings
  • Grays Station: 3,315 holiday lettings
  • Trio Dive International: 3,111 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 133 Houses in Grays. Our other popular types of Grays holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 157 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 159 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grays?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Grays. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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