Where to stay around Newport?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,223 holiday lettings near Newport. From 673 cottages to 197 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newport is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Owl and Monkey Haven: 1,701 holiday lettings
  • Seaclose Park: 1,656 holiday lettings
  • Carisbrooke Castle: 1,596 holiday lettings
  • St. Thomas Church: 1,636 holiday lettings
  • Military History Museum: 1,693 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newport 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 cottages in Newport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 673 cottages in Newport. Our other popular types of Newport holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 174 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 52 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 Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Newport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Newport, England your home away from home

    Located in the heart of the Isle of Wight, Newport offers tourists modern facilities as well as plenty of history. It is the principal town of the island but still manages to maintain some of the old charm found elsewhere on the Isle of Wight. Visitors to this town will be spoiled for choice with many places offering self catering accommodation as well as camping and caravan sites.

    Things to do on holiday to Newport, England

    Despite being the main town of the island there are plenty of quaint little shops, an interesting quay side with Arts Centre and a beautiful walk along the banks of the river Media to Cowes and East Cowes. Visitors can enjoy the boats docked here or take a chartered fishing trip at sea, while a paddle steamer takes tourists around the island coastline. The island is a great place for watersports with sailing at Cowes very popular.

    Visitors on a self catering holiday may like to try one of many eateries here offering a range of mouth-watering culinary delights. Families can have great fun with the pitch and putt courses in Sandown, Shanklin and Ryde or take a trip on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    Visitors can enjoy sport and leisure activities at Seaclose Park and at the nearby Mountbatten Centre, which has an indoor swimming pool, theatre and adjoining Arboretum.

    There are many forms of entertainment in Newport for all ages such as the multiplex cinema, fast food diners at Coppins Bridge, nightclubs, pubs and restaurants. Visitors will also find exciting rides and entertainment at Blackgang Chine in Ventnor.

    Places to visit on holiday to Newport, England

    Animal and wildlife lovers will find numerous places of interest on the island including the Isle of Wight Zoo at Sandown. There are numerous beaches here and another place of interest is Alum Bay, which is noted for its multi-coloured sands. It is also close to the Needles, a chalk rock formation in the sea overlooked by a lighthouse. There are several historic buildings located on the island including Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House at Cowes.

    Newport has two elegant squares and many fine town houses date from Georgian and early Victorian times including the Museum of Island History and the Tourist Information Centre. Newport is home to the Postal Museum, which possibly has the largest private collection of vintage postal equipment and post boxes in the world.

    Weather in Newport, England

    Being one of the most southerly parts of the UK the Isle of Wight has a milder climate than most other areas. The warmest time of the year to visit the Isle of Wight is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 20 to 21 degrees centigrade. July is also generally the driest month, while November to January is the wettest time of the year with an average rainfall of approximately 85 to 89mm.

    Travel to Newport, England

    The island is eight kilometres off the English mainland and served by ferries operated by Wightlink from Lymington and Portsmouth and Red Funnel from Southampton. Hovertravel run a hovercraft service from Southsea. The nearest major airport is at Southampton, where Flybe have flights from major European cities such as Paris and Dusseldorf as well as UK cities like Aberdeen, Liverpool and Newcastle. South West Train runs a train service from London Waterloo to Southampton and Portsmouth.