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Highlights Christchurch

  • Historic town
  • Beach Vacations
  • Watersports
  • Family fun
  • Gentle walks

Best Vacation Rentals in Christchurch

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Christchurch, South West England
Vacation Rental • 5 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
(7 reviews)
32 Cranleigh Close is a delightful property, situated within the quaint suburb of Tuckton, Bournemouth. Resting within a sought after area, close to a number of iconic beaches, this cottage makes for an outstanding family getaway to Dorset. Upon entering this well-presented property, you are welcomed into a brightly-decorated hallway leading you into a sitting room, which oozes an atmosphere of tranquillity. Beyond here is an open-plan kitchen with a formal dining room, perfect for hosting a dinner party for the entire family. Retire of an evening within one of three elegantly-dressed bedro...
from $514 / night
Christchurch, South West England
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
4B Waltham Road is a charming detached cottage resting in Pokesdown, Dorset just a short drive away from the coastal resort of Bournemouth. Sleeping up to six guests over two floors, 4B Waltham Road is a well-situated cottage for exploring Dorset, within easy reach of New Forest National Park. Upon arriving at the property, there is an inviting open-plan living space where all guests can gather by the electric fire as you flick on the television, or sit round the dining room table to indulge in an evening meal that has been rustled up in the well-equipped kitchen, where there is also a hand...
from $155 / night
Christchurch, South West England
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(2 reviews)
Wake up feeling refreshed at Cliff Top Sanctuary and enjoy uninterrupted views showcasing Bournemouth at it's best in the peaceful suburb of Southbourne-on-Sea. This lovely one bedroom, ground floor apartment is just 100m to the cliff top "zig-zag" pathway which gradually descends down to the award winning blue flag beaches for a sunset stroll or dinner at the local bistros. The modern-fitted kitchen includes a gas cooker, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Fully-tiled bathroom with bath, shower and toilet. There is also a separate WC. The property has an enclosed communal rear...
from $144 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Christchurch

$237for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$298 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Christchurch

43%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
49% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Christchurch

In Christchurch you will find more than 200 vacation rentals and apartments from various providers. These can already be booked from 43 €. The easiest way to rent a vacation rental is to book it online right now. On this is possible for some of the apartments in Christchurch.

Vacation rentals in Christchurch

rentals in a lovely southern English town

How does an idyllic seaside break, sandcastles, ball games on the beach, swimming in the sea, crabbing from the harbor, and fun-filled attractions for all the family sound? Well, you can get all of that in Christchurch, and so much more! Base yourself in a vacation rental right in the town, or look east to the Medford area for direct access to the finest local beaches. Nearby Southbourne is a wonderful destination for families, with all the amenities for a stress-free, comfortable vacation.

rentals for the whole family

Self-catering Vacation rentals in Christchurch suit all budgets and deliver comfort, convenience and character. Large groups can choose from capacious rentals with up to five bedrooms, some boasting huge gardens just perfect for your adventuresome kids. Couples can find smaller hideaways that are tailor-made for memorable romantic breaks

Vacations in Christchurch

The area and getting around

Easy to get to via Bournemouth’s fast-growing airport

Christchurch is located in the far south of England, just outside the city of Bournemouth. A popular summertime destination for weekenders from London, it is a 2-hour drive from the capital city. Flying in from abroad? Bournemouth Airport is a burgeoning hub that handles flights from all over Europe.

A town of two distinct parts

Christchurch is a riverside town divided into two parts, one medieval and one modern. The former part of the town, dominated by the magnificent Priory Church, rises up from the shoreline of the River Stour in the south. It retains its Saxon street layout and is replete with quaint houses, independent cafes, and traditional pubs. The modern part of Christchurch is located just to the north, focused around Saxon Square and Bargates. This is the best place for big brand shopping, with a lively and bustling atmosphere.

Travelers and activities

Christchurch for beach Vacations

Not one, not two beaches, but six wonderful beaches await your beach towel and sun umbrella, each with their own unique character. Friars Cliff and Avon beaches are family friendly, with all the amenities for a comfortable beach day. Rural, tree-lined Highcliffe Castle Beach is the best for beautiful seaside walks. Sandbank delights in that you can reach it from a passenger ferry from Mudeford Quay, and it affords breathtaking panoramas of Christchurch Harbor.

Christchurch for watersports

Always wanted to try your hand at watersports like windsurfing, kayaking and stand-up-paddle boarding? With sheltered habor and coastal waters, Christchurch is a great place to start. The town has numerous outfits offering lessons, equipment hire and tours, with highly-qualified instructors that will make your vacation one to remember. For something a little different, rent a self-drive motorboat from Mudeford Quay and explore the safe and gentle waters of the river and harbor. vacation bliss!

Christchurch has more sunny days than almost anywhere else in the UK!

Top 5 travel tips in Christchurch

1. Step back in time at Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle is a gorgeous, Grade-I listed property perched on a clifftop on the edge of Christchurch. It is referred to as “the most important surviving house of the romantic style of architecture”. Explore both the house and its lovely 14-acre grounds. Take a picnic for a vacation-tastic lunch!

2. Give your children a day to remember

Adventure Wonderland theme park boasts rides, slides and lots more to give your children a day to remember! Enjoy a wide range of outdoor rides and attractions including family favorites such as Jungle Falls, Battle Boats, Wild Bill's Runaway Train and the Turbo Teacups, all as fun as they sound!

3. Walk the Christchurch Coastal Path

A short 4-kilometer coast path, this inspirational route runs from Highcliffe Castle to Mudeford Quay along the golden-sanded shoreline of Christchurch Bay. A gentle walk perfectly suited to the whole family!

4. Engage in some creative family fun

Clay Studio on the high street is a pottery painting studio where you can paint plates, bowls, jugs, money boxes and hundreds of other items! Perfectly suited to artists of all ages, you can ruck up for a morning session or if staying longer take a weeklong course!

5. Jive at the annual jazz festival

Stompin’ on the Quomps is one of Britain’s biggest jazz festivals and its most accessible – entrance is free! It is held in August on a fine grassy area on the banks of the River Stour. An eclectic mix of Jazz Fusion and Latin Jazz, there’s something for all ages to enjoy.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Christchurch

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Christchurch?

Based on last year, Christchurch had an average price of $287 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the United Kingdom.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Christchurch?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to Christchurch in April, March, or May, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $245, $255, and $260 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Christchurch?

When booking a vacation rental in Christchurch, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of August (with an average of $327 per night), followed by July ($313), and then December ($305).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Christchurch well in advance?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Christchurch as only 18% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Christchurch were January, December and March, with average availabilities of 35%, 26%, and 25%, respectively.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The accommodations in Christchurch reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 4%. The second most requested month is July, with 4%, and the third is June with 12%. During these three months, the availability is very low (7%). It is therefore preferable to book early.

Are there many vacation rentals in Christchurch?

In Christchurch we collaborate with 9 different providers to give you a choice of 350 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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