Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Oakham

The gardens, lake and countryside display a scene truly unique to Oakham. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. New Walk Museum and Highcross Shopping Centre 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

Sightseeing in and around Oakham

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Oakham a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rockingham Motor Speedway (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Priors Hall Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Kettering Golf Club (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Blaby Golf Centre (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Cosby Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Oakham

Nature lovers will enjoy Oakham for its picturesque gardens, panoramic lake views and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oakham is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Stamford Meadows (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Victoria Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Oakham

The nearest airport is in Nottingham (NQT), located 22.7 mi (36.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into East Midlands (EMA), which is 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Oakham Station.

Where to stay around Oakham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 90 holiday lettings near Oakham. From 26 Houses to 7 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 Oakham is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Oakham Castle: 206 holiday lettings
  • Oakham Station: 201 holiday lettings
  • St. Mary and All Saints: 198 holiday lettings
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club: 315 holiday lettings
  • Bottesford Station: 241 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 26 Houses in Oakham. Our other popular types of Oakham holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 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 Oakham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Oakham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.