Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Dronfield

Learn about the unique charm of Dronfield with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its restaurants, golfing and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Beauchief Abbey and Millennium Gallery 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 Dronfield

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Dronfield a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Birchall Golf and Leisure (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Dore and Totley Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Moor View Golf Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Beauchief Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Birley Wood Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dronfield

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Dronfield is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peace Gardens (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Graves Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Ecclesall Woods (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Millhouses Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Meersbrook Park (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Chelsea Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dronfield

The nearest airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), located 23.5 mi (37.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Dronfield Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dronfield?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 601 holiday lettings around Dronfield. From 82 flats & apartments to 62 houses, 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 Dronfield?

There's nothing as alluring as a rural escape. Think long wanders through natural scenery, quaint local cafes and stargazing from your veranda by night. Yes please! HomeAway has 167 countryside getaway rentals in this destination. Alternatively, you may like to try something a bit different. HomeAway has stacks of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 130 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 44 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 30 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Dronfield in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a trip with the family or spending a week away with your old school mates, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! The great news is that HomeAway has places to suit. Cottage holiday rentals are the preferred choice here for big groups of guests. Our database currently has 75 available. If you're planning on travelling in a larger group, the property options that are suitable for you include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 131 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £35 per night.
  • After a place for 8 guests? We have 49 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as £84 a night.
  • Hunting down rental properties catering to 5 people? You'll be pleased to hear we have 41 that will fit the bill. You can book one for as little as £35 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousins and all your pals to Dronfield.