Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Marlborough

The area's temples and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Marlborough. This welcoming city is known for its bars, archaeology and gardens. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Marlborough

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Marlborough a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thruxton Motorsport Centre (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Hawk Conservancy Trust (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Deanwood Park Golf Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Finkley Down Farm (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Newbury and Crookham Golf Club (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Marlborough

Marlborough is famous for its pristine countryside and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Marlborough. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Combe Gibbet (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Walbury Hill (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Coate Water Country Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Lydiard Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Stanton Country Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Danebury Iron Age Hillfort (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Marlborough

Fly into Southampton (SOU), the closest airport, located 33.6 mi (54.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oxford (OXF), which is 34.4 mi (55.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Bedwyn Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marlborough?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 85 holiday lettings around Marlborough. From 41 flats & apartments to 31 cottages, 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.

Can I rent a rural property in Marlborough?

Nothing is quite like the unbroken silence of rural life. No traffic rumbling or car alarms whirring. Just you and the quiet of the countryside! HomeAway has 19 rural getaway rentals in this destination. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our range here includes:

  • 14 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Marlborough?

There's no need to wave goodbye to all the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Kick back and relax in an apartment and experience the area like the locals. HomeAway has 59 for you to check out here. If you make your booking quickly, you could spend as little as £75 a night. If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Cottage: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £95 per night.
  • Hotel: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.

Can I stay in Marlborough in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than staying somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has some options suitable for large groups. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are preferred for big groups of visitors here, and we have 8 featured on our database. If you're travelling with a large group, the holiday properties that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 48 holiday rentals ideal for that size. Stay a night from just £64.
  • If you have 7 in your party, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 12 rental properties perfect. The starting price is £288 a night.
  • Travelling with 14 guests? We have 2 holiday rentals that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £671 a night.

You and all your buddies will be in good hands when you plan your Marlborough getaway with us!