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Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Launceston

Enjoy the history and other features of Launceston. Travellers especially like the bars, restaurants and parks in this welcoming and relaxing city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Launceston

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Launceston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trethorne Leisure Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Launceston Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bowood Park Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Carnglaze Caverns (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Launceston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Launceston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Hidden Valley Discovery Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Brown Willy (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Dozmary Pool (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Siblyback Lake (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Golitha Falls (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kit Hill Country Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Launceston

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Launceston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,733 holiday lettings around Launceston. From 1,263 cottages to 77 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Launceston?

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

  • Jamaica Inn: 3,826 holiday lettings
  • Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall: 2,014 holiday lettings
  • Lawrence House Museum: 1,949 holiday lettings
  • Launceston Steam Railway: 1,960 holiday lettings
  • New Mills Farm Park: 2,161 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Launceston listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Launceston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 1,263 Cottages in Launceston. Our other popular types of Launceston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 1,263 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 262 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Launceston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 213 holiday homes with pool available in Launceston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.