Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Dursley

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Dursley. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its coffee shops, bars and gardens. Thornbury Castle and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Dursley

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dursley a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • The Players Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dursley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dursley is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Newark Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Haresfield Beacon (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Westonbirt Arboretum (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Highgrove House and Gardens (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dursley

Fly into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), the closest airport, located 25.7 mi (41.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Cam and Dursley Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dursley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 386 holiday lettings around Dursley. From 145 Houses to 27 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 Dursley?

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 Dursley:

  • Clifton: 48 holiday homes
  • Bath City Centre: 224 holiday homes
  • Bristol City Centre: 65 holiday homes
  • Harbourside: 45 holiday homes
  • Canon's Marsh: 45 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 Dursley?

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

  • Cam and Dursley Station: 1,199 holiday lettings
  • Thermae Bath Spa: 1,214 holiday lettings
  • Bristol (TPB-Bristol Temple Meads Train Station): 1,262 holiday lettings
  • Gloucester Docks: 1,344 holiday lettings
  • Tintern Abbey: 936 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 145 Houses in Dursley. Our other popular types of Dursley holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 177 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 177 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 Dursley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Dursley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.