Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Royston

The gardens and wildlife create a pretty picture of Royston. Well known for its hockey games, coffeehouses and bird watching, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Church of St Mary the Great are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Royston

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Royston 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:

  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Ash Valley Golf Club (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Bishop's Stortford Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • National Stud (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Royston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Royston. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wandlebury Country Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • The Backs (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Fellows Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Parker's Piece (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Bridge End Gardens (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Royston

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (STN-Stansted), which is 17.1 mi (27.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Royston Herts Station, Meldreth Station and Shepreth Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Royston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 288 holiday lettings near Royston. From 126 Houses to 105 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 Royston is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Royston Herts Station: 337 holiday lettings
  • Wimpole Estate: 336 holiday lettings
  • Shepreth Station: 312 holiday lettings
  • Meldreth Station: 306 holiday lettings
  • Pembroke College: 332 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 126 Houses in Royston. Our other popular types of Royston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Royston?

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