Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Southminster getaway

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Southminster. This city has something for everyone. Colchester Zoo and Southend Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Southminster

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Southminster a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Southend Pier (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Warren Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Southminster

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Southminster is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mersea Island (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Shoebury East Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hockley Woods (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Southminster

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (STN-Stansted), which is 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

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

Where to stay around Southminster?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 250 holiday lettings near Southminster. From 70 Houses to 38 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 Southminster is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Southminster Station: 371 holiday lettings
  • Wat Tyler Park: 443 holiday lettings
  • St. Osyth Beach: 367 holiday lettings
  • Gillingham Station: 458 holiday lettings
  • Restoration House: 530 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 70 Houses in Southminster. Our other popular types of Southminster holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 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 Southminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Southminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.