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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £95 £187
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £177 £210
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4.5
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Find a holiday letting that meets your preferences among the 3,076 welcoming accommodation options from more than 27 holiday letting websites in Cambridge. By directly analysing these different offers, HomeToGo features the lowest prices and the highest rated accommodation options in Cambridge.

Recommended holiday lettings in Cambridge

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Cambridge from just £25 per night

House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £435
HomeAway
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Arbury, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £24
HomeAway
4.5
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £67
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £31
Airbnb
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Arbury, Cambridge, United Kingdom
from £33
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Histon, South Cambridgeshire District, United Kingdom
from £46
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £166
Airbnb
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £106
Airbnb
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £96
Airbnb
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £128
HomeAway
4.7
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £138
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Farmhouse ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £65
Booking.com
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £126
HomeAway
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £187
HomeAway
4.9
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Fireplace
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £281
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5.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £138
HomeAway
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
from £195
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Girton, South Cambridgeshire District, United Kingdom
from £87
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5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Cambridge

  • Internet (2,284)
  • Kitchen (2,230)
  • Washer (1,647)
  • TV (1,600)
  • Microwave (1,011)
  • No smoking (872)
  • Parking (706)
  • Dishwasher (687)
  • Garden (626)
  • Balcony/Patio (283)
  • No pets (282)
  • Pet allowed (178)
Finding a holiday letting with a pool shouldn't be too difficult in Cambridge. A few of the properties include one. Hotel rooms with pools in Cambridge are a wonderful choice for groups of 3 and usually cost around £143 per night. Among these offers, a few are within 2 kilometres of water. In Cambridge, there are plenty of choices in case you're looking for a property that welcomes pets. Pet-friendly rentals in Cambridge cost, on average, £154 per night. A few of the pet-friendly lettings are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

Price and Availability Index in Cambridge

Holiday Letting Price Information in Cambridge

In the above graph, you can see Cambridge is most expensive in June (15/06 - 22/06), when prices are on average £140 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in November (30/11 - 07/12).

Holiday Home Availability Information in Cambridge

This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the next twelve months. More people travel to Cambridge during a week in December (22/12 - 29/12). So far, 33% of the Cambridge holiday lettings are occupied this week. Conversely, you will find the highest percentage of available offers in Cambridge in February (23/02 - 02/03).

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This is the climate diagram for Cambridge. July is the warmest month of the year in Cambridge, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 23°. No heat wave is expected in February, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a 3° low. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.

Accommodation options in Cambridge

1,340 of the 3,076 offers in Cambridge are house rentals. In other words, they make up nearly half of the accommodation options in this destination (40.25%). The median size of house rentals in Cambridge is 55 m², and they cost, on average, £133 per night. Furthermore, this specific type of accommodation is optimal for medium-sized groups and families, since the majority of house rentals are able to host groups of 4. You might also like to compare other accommodation options in Cambridge. For example, apartment rentals are another common accommodation type in Cambridge, with 710 properties to compare. Our analysis reveals that the average cost of apartment rentals is £156 a night for an area of 101 m².

Rent a Holiday Home in Cambridge and Explore its Historic Beauty

Cambridge is steeped in prestige and history. This is largely due to the university, but there is much more here than lectures and seminars. Punt down the River Cam and capture the essence of this area, explore the world-class museums and wine, and dine at one of the many classic British pubs.

Cambridge holiday lettings make the perfect base for exploring this quaint yet vibrant city which is easily reached by its close proximity to London’s extensive transport network. Central Cambridge is comparatively small compared to other cities, meaning you can breeze from the river to the historic college buildings on foot in a matter of minutes.

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Getting There

Getting to Cambridge: By Plane or Train

Cambridge is located close to London, making it one of the easiest places to access in the United Kingdom. London has several airports but the most convenient for visiting Cambridge is London Stansted; coaches leave frequently and take approximately 30 minutes.

You can also reach your Cambridge holiday letting by hire car from all London airports. Hiring a car is a good choice for those who want to explore the wider area when visiting Cambridge.

Trains run at regular intervals from all over the country. Some services offer an express service so it’s worth checking before you travel which train will get you to your destination quicker.

Attractions

Explore the Sights of Cambridge

There are many sights to explore in Cambridge but the highlight for many is a visit to the renowned universities. The university consists of several colleges, which are sporadically located across the city. Three of the most notable and visited are Queen’s College, King’s College and Trinity College.

There are many outdoor spaces to explore with Cambridge holiday lettings. The Botanic Garden boasts thousands of plant species and has free admission during the winter months. Cambridge has many museums, most of which have an academic connotation due to the prestige of the university. The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are all perfect for satisfying the curious mind.

Family Activities

Exploring Cambridge with Children

Cambridge holiday homes are perfect for those with children and the city offers a great deal for youngsters. In the summer, some of the parks, including Lammas Land and Cherry Hinton, erect free swimming pools for children. The Science Museum also has many child-friendly exhibits, with the added bonus of being free, which is ideal for those travelling on a budget.

For those rainy English afternoons, the Arts Cinema is an excellent choice for families. They offer kids specials on Saturdays and designated toddler times throughout the week.

Booking a holiday home in Cambridge can be a delightful experience for the entire family and you can enjoy this gem of a city in the ways that suit you best.

Nightlife

Wonderful Ways to Spend an Evening in Cambridge

It’s a tale of two halves when it comes to how to spend an evening in Cambridge. The large student population is catered for with a good selection of bars and clubs. However, the affluent residents who permanently live in the town enjoy a great selection of classic English pubs, fine restaurants and classy wine bars.

Pubs dominate the Cambridge social scene and the city boasts over one hundred. Most pubs serve food and are child-friendly until a specified time. This makes it easy to explore the heart of British gatherings with a pint of ale and some delicious pub grub around the corner from your Cambridge holiday letting . The Regal is a popular hangout and purported to be the largest pub in Europe!

Local Attractions

Great Destinations Close to Cambridge

Cambridge is located close to several places which make for ideal half or full day trips. London is on your doorstep in a Cambridge holiday letting . You can soak up the delights of the capital and be back in beautiful Cambridge in under an hour.

Grantchester, a small leafy village, is only five kilometres from Cambridge. Eschew motorised transportation in favour of either walking or taking a punt up the river Cam to reach Grantchester. Cambridge holiday homes are also ideally located for those who want to visit the pretty market town of Bury St. Edmunds.

Sights & things to do in Cambridge

Plenty to see and do in Cambridge

King's College Chapel

Famed for its daily choral services, the Gothic splendour of King's College Chapel is one of Cambridge's finest attractions. The chapel is also home to the world's largest fan vaulted ceilings.

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

Containing over 3,800 headstones of American servicemen lost in conflict, the American Cemetery is the UK's largest. A new visitor centre explains the history behind the tragedy.

Fitzwilliam Museum

One of the UK's best collections of antiquities and art, highlights of the Fitzwilliam include masterpieces by Rubens, Picasso, Titian and Constable.

Anglesey Abbey

The Jacobean manor house of Anglesey Abbey is as notable for its gardens as it is for its interiors, and is open to the public year-round. Don't miss the working watermill in the grounds.

University of Cambridge

One of the world's most famous institutions of higher learning, many of the Cambridge Colleges open to the public, allowing visitors to explore the grounds and history.

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