Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of East Grinstead

Enjoy the history and other features of East Grinstead. Revered for its spas, gardens and cocktail bars, this city is both relaxing and romantic. Sheffield Park Garden and Chartwell are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in East Grinstead

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes East Grinstead a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Effingham Park Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Ashdown Forest Llama Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Tulley's Farm (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lingfield Park Racecourse and Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • British Wildlife Centre (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Grinstead

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, East Grinstead is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sheffield Park Garden (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Standen (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Stone Farm Rocks (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Ashdown Forest (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Wakehurst Place (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Ardingly Reservoir (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around East Grinstead

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 27.4 mi (44 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is East Grinstead Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Grinstead?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 198 holiday lettings around East Grinstead. From 55 houses to 91 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.

Can I rent a rural property in East Grinstead?

If you're yearning for a retreat from the city, then listen up! Leave all the stressful noise behind and drink up the soothing sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 33 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 17 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 14 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in East Grinstead?

Say goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 98 options listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £65 per night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Hotel: 60 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • Cottage: 52 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Apartment: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £74 per night.

Can I stay in East Grinstead in a large group?

Getaways with family can be a lot of fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof in an awesome new place! If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help. Why not take a peek at the 14 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading choice for large groups of guests. If you're hoping to travel with a large group, the properties for rent that will suit your needs include:

  • Looking for places that can hold 6 people? We have 27 that will suit. Prices begin from just £65 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be happy to learn that there are 25 rental properties perfect. Prices start at £58 a night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals catering to 8 people? You'll be glad to know we have 5 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £168 a night.

You and all your besties will be in good hands when you arrange your East Grinstead travels through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in East Grinstead?

Reduce your accommodation expenses by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll find plenty of excellent holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! Southgate is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 3 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £69 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Denny Bottom is another great option. HomeAway has 9 and the average price is around £117 per night.

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