Destination guide

The historic city of Shillingstone awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Shillingstone. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Shillingstone

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Shillingstone has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Shillingstone

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shillingstone is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Borough Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Knoll Gardens (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Transportation to and around Shillingstone

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.2 mi (32.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Shillingstone?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 268 holiday lettings near Shillingstone. From 96 Houses to 15 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shillingstone is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Studland Beach and Nature Reserve: 1,567 holiday lettings
  • Swanage Beach: 1,455 holiday lettings
  • Weymouth Beach: 1,353 holiday lettings
  • Nothe Fort: 1,328 holiday lettings
  • Poole Hamworthy Station: 1,649 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shillingstone 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 Houses in Shillingstone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 96 Houses in Shillingstone. Our other popular types of Shillingstone holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 126 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shillingstone?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Shillingstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.