Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Hovingham

Enjoy the history and other features of Hovingham. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. York Minster and Shambles are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Hovingham

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Hovingham a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • York Dungeon (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Ampleforth College Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Malton and Norton Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • York Motorsports Village (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Heworth Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hovingham

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hovingham. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yorkshire Lavender (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Arboretum (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Hemsley Walled Garden (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Breezy Knees Gardens and Nursery (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hovingham

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hovingham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 417 holiday lettings around Hovingham. From 331 cottages to 331 cabins, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hovingham? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hovingham. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo: 1,483 holiday lettings
  • Castle Howard: 1,261 holiday lettings
  • Shambles: 947 holiday lettings
  • Bootham Crescent Stadium: 982 holiday lettings
  • York Racecourse: 951 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hovingham 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 Cottages in Hovingham?

Yes, of course. offers 331 Cottages in Hovingham. Our other popular types of Hovingham holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 331 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 331 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hovingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Hovingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.