Where to stay around Lympstone?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 445 holiday lettings near Lympstone. From 197 cottages to 114 houses, 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 Lympstone is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Devon Cliffs: 1,662 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,889 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 2,032 holiday lettings
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,172 holiday lettings
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park: 1,379 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lympstone 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 cottages in Lympstone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 197 cottages in Lympstone. Our other popular types of Lympstone holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lympstone?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Lympstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Lympstone, Exeter your home away from home

    Lympstone is a charming small harbour town on the estuary of the River Exe in South Devon. The cluster of old cottages are centred around Peter’s Tower, a brick built clock tower built in Italianate style by W.H. Peters in 1885 as a memorial to his wife. Stroll down the passageways between the houses to the seashore and you will see the washing poles where residents still dry their laundry in the breeze!

    The area around Lympstone is pretty Devon countryside with rolling pastures which lead down to tiny harbours and sandy beaches. There is plenty to enjoy in the area with the elegant city of Exeter close by, the coastal path and a host of small towns and villages to explore.

    Things to Do in Lympstone, Exeter Take a Boat Cruise

    The Stuart Line Cruises run from Exmouth and offer superb river and open water trips along Devon’s beautiful coastline. It is a great way to learn about the history of the area and see other watercraft and many birds.

    Play Golf

    There are several golf courses near Lympstone including the Warren Golf Club just 3 miles away. Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club and the East Devon Golf Club all welcome visitors.

    Explore the Local Gardens

    The area around Lympstone has many gardens which are open to the public. Some of the best can be seen in Exeter city centre. The Northernhay Gardens were originally laid out in 1612 and are still a beautiful place to walk amidst the many statues.

    Places to Visit Near Lympstone, Exeter


    Exeter is worthy of a full day of exploration and is just 7 miles from your Lympstone holiday home rental. Take a guided tour to learn the history behind the old buildings, explore the grand Cathedral founded in 1050 and the Guildhall which is the oldest municipal building still in use in England.

    Rougemont Castle

    Explore the ruins of Rougemont Castle, built in the 11th century. Parts of the castle were used as the local assize courts until 2006. It is named after nearby Red Hill and the dark red sandstone which is used in many local buildings

    Crealy Adventure Park

    This family adventure park has a range of rides from sedate carousels to adrenalin pumping roller coasters. The new water coaster called Vortex, racing go-carts and bumper boats all make this an excellent day out for kids of all ages.

    Weather in Lympstone, Exeter

    Located in the southwest of England, the area around Exeter generally has mild winters and reasonably warm summers. Average temperatures throughout the year range from 7-20°C (44-69°F) with the heaviest rain showers between October and January.

    Travel to Lympstone, Exeter

    Your holiday rental in Lympstone is just 6 miles from Exeter Airport, for those who want to fly down to the Devon area. Rail links are also excellent from all over the country to Exton station which is less than a mile away.

    Activities and attractions in Lympstone

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Lympstone a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Crealy Great Adventure Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
    • S W Coast Path (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
    • The Donkey Sanctuary (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
    • Torquay Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
    • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Lympstone

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lympstone is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Dawlish Warren Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Exmouth Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Devon Cliffs Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Dawlish Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Dawlish Lawn (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)