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A holiday rental home in Freshwater provides a home base for many activities.

When you choose a holiday rental home in Freshwater, you will find that there is much to do and see within a short distance. From beautiful beaches to historically important buildings, you holiday rental home will provide a comfortable place from which to plan each day’s adventures.

Things to do on holiday to Freshwater

Most travellers to Freshwater during the summer months plan to spend at least part of their time on holiday enjoying the beautiful beaches in the area. Swimming, sunbathing and water sports are all wonderful ways to spend a summer day in Freshwater. There are also boat tours, such as those offered by Cadley Island and Coastal Island Cruises. These day trips feature comfortable boats, many with both indoor and outdoor seating, and guides that point out important historical and geographical points of interest. For those who would rather stay on dry ground, a carriage ride through Tenby is a unique way to learn more about that nearby town.

Places to visit on holiday to Freshwater

There are many important historic building in the Freshwater area. Manobrier Castle is located in a valley and provides visitors with gorgeous ocean views. Once inside the castle walls, visitors can enjoy the perfectly manicured lawns, peruse the gift shop and explore the castle whilst medieval music plays in the background. St. James Church is another ancient building. Built in the 12th century, there remains part of the original foundation.

There are also plenty of interesting museums close to Freshwater. The Guntower Museum was once a fort used to protect the Royal Navy. Today, visitors can see hundreds of artefacts about the sites history. The Flying Boat Centre is situated in a building that was once home base to these impressive boats. Learn about the engineering and history of these famous vessels. Art lovers will enjoy a stop by the Golden Plover Studio. In addition to a gallery, visitors will have a chance to watch artists at work as they create their works of art.

Weather in Freshwater

The most popular time to visit Freshwater is in the summer. During July and August, the average high temperature is 21 degrees. Also, the least amount of monthly rainfall occurs in July with just 37 mm. December through February brings the coldest months with average highs of only 8 to 9 degrees. Spring offers mild temperatures with average highs 10 and 16 degrees. The average high temperature during the fall is between 15 and 18 degrees.

There is some rainfall every month. The wettest months are October through January when between 88 and 91 mm falls per month.

Travel to Freshwater

Travelling to Freshwater may involve air, rail or ferry travel or a combination of all three. The closest airport is Bournemouth (BOH), located just over 25 km from Freshwater. Southampton (SOU) is also close at 30 km distance. Some travellers are able to find a better faire by flying into Shoreham Airport (BSH) which is 86 km from Freshwater. The closest railway station is Shanklin, 33km from Freshwater. This railway station is well serviced from London and from some airports. There is a ferry terminal in Yarmouth, just 7 km from Freshwater. A ferry can be boarded close to Shanklin Railway Station.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (16 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Chalet #8165490
    16
    Viewed 142 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (2 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Bungalow #8155260
      2
      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (23 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Bungalow #8090995
        23
        Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.5/5
          (6 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #8066439
          6
          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Bungalow #8165553
            3
            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 6
              House #8132423
              1
              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (15 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Multiple rentals Cottage #410988
                15
                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Chalet #6559266
                  8
                  Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (21 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Bungalow #499036
                    21
                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (7 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #6727914
                      7
                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (7 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #8165530
                        7
                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Chalet #6186662
                          1
                          Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (5 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Barn #8126173
                            5
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              avg/night
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Bungalow #6769897
                              Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 4 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Multiple rentals Cottage #410988
                                1
                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                  avg/night
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Bungalow #6100178
                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (5 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Bungalow #8121951
                                    5
                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                      (5 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      House #8154182
                                      5
                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Bungalow #8154604
                                        2
                                        Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Bungalow #6974162
                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #8314041
                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Bungalow #8309003
                                              Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #8227967
                                                1
                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #8128048
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #8128049
                                                    3
                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #6912788
                                                      1
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #410988
                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #1968026
                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Cottage #1965607
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                              Cottage #1968917
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Bungalow #8164849
                                                                4
                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Cottage #1868458
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #6472541
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Bungalow #6519266
                                                                      1
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #6846455
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #6895431
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #6895430
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Bungalow #6936108
                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Cottage #8078447
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #410988
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Chalet #8183200
                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #410988
                                                                                      1
                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Cottage #6895487
                                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #6895366
                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #6895483
                                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #6948228
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                House #8271384
                                                                                                Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  House #6979397
                                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #6897689
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                      Cottage #6469182
                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Freshwater Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very comfortable, a home from home

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We were delighted with the home and the site. We had everything we needed and were very comfortable. To be able to see the sea every day was very nice, and we struck lucky with the weather. The location was ideal for us, quiet, but within easy reach of the sites we wished to visit. A thoroughly enjoyable holiday, and one we would not hesitate to repeat.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      A lovely house refurbished to a high standard and tastefully decorated.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Good sized bedrooms but top room has tricky stairs and gets very hot! Kitchen well appointed but a squeeze for larger groups.location is excellent.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017