Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Malmesbury

The area's temples and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Malmesbury. Well known for its stargazing, bars and gardens, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bath Abbey and Roman Baths are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Malmesbury

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Malmesbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Cirencester Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • The Players Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Malmesbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Malmesbury is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Highgrove House and Gardens (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Somerford Lagoon (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Westonbirt Arboretum (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lydiard Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)

Transportation to and around Malmesbury

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 30.8 mi (49.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Oxford (OXF), which is 36.5 mi (58.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Malmesbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 356 holiday lettings near Malmesbury. From 178 Houses to 20 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 Malmesbury is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Malmesbury Abbey: 1,244 holiday lettings
  • The Holburne Museum: 1,092 holiday lettings
  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach: 1,196 holiday lettings
  • Gloucester Station: 1,352 holiday lettings
  • Bradford-On-Avon Station: 1,025 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 178 Houses in Malmesbury. Our other popular types of Malmesbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 131 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 Malmesbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in Malmesbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.