Destination guide

Cosy Wakefield will entice you

The riverfront and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wakefield. This city's canoeing, snowshoeing and sledging draw many visitors. Camp Fortune and Canadian Museum of History are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Wakefield

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Wakefield a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camp Fortune (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Eco-Odyssee (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Sommet Edelweiss (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Lusk Cave (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wakefield

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wakefield is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gatineau Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Rideau Falls (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Jacques Cartier Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wakefield

Fly into Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Wakefield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34 holiday lettings near Wakefield. From 10 Cottages to 10 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wakefield for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wakefield?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wakefield:

  • Lower Town: 138 holiday homes
  • Centretown: 87 holiday homes
  • Centretown West: 55 holiday homes
  • The Glebe: 56 holiday homes
  • Vanier North: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Maclaren Cemetery: 221 holiday lettings
  • MacLaren Mill: 230 holiday lettings
  • Wakefield Covered Bridge: 224 holiday lettings
  • Gatineau Park: 357 holiday lettings
  • Carleton University: 328 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wakefield 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 Wakefield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Cottages in Wakefield. Our other popular types of Wakefield holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wakefield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Wakefield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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