Where to stay around Wincanton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 393 holiday lettings near Wincanton. From 265 Bungalows to 265 Cabins, 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 Wincanton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Longleat: 871 holiday lettings
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park: 862 holiday lettings
  • Hauser and Wirth Somerset: 840 holiday lettings
  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 890 holiday lettings
  • Longleat: 853 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wincanton 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 Bungalows in Wincanton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 265 Bungalows in Wincanton. Our other popular types of Wincanton holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 265 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 265 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 43 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent rural rentals in Wincanton?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 130 rural rentals in Wincanton. You have also many other possibilities in Wincanton area, including:

  • Village rentals: 73 holiday rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 50 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 8 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with private pool in Wincanton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with private pool among our 4 holiday homes with private pool available in Wincanton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Wincanton your home away from home

    Wincanton is a historical town in Somerset which dates back to before the Norman Conquest of 1066. Many battles were fought on the site of the town, and it’s also where the Danes were permanently expelled from the country. Whilst the town’s earliest surviving buildings only date back to the 14th century, it still loves to display its early history through its monuments and preservations. Whether visitors want a lesson in history or culture or just a rural retreat, they can get the comfort they need with a holiday cottage in Wincanton. HomeAway offers a selection of holiday rentals in Wincanton. Each property has all the amenities, and many of the cottages also have their own patios and gardens. The holiday cottages in Wincanton provide a great location for experiencing the town’s and the lovely surrounding areas’ main attractions.

    Things to do in Wincanton

    Wincanton is a pretty town with excellent shopping and a good range of restaurants and there’s a farmer’s market every first Friday of the month. Wincanton holiday cottages present visitors the opportunity to enjoy the strikingly beautiful Somerset countryside. The town is just 15 miles from Yeovil on the A303, with excellent transport links allowing easy access to the charms of this part of England. Particular areas of note are scenic Blackmore Vale and the Cale River Waterfall.

    -Wincanton Racecourse presents some of the region’s best sporting action. The course has a full National Hunt programme -visit in February for the highly important Kingwell Hurdle and the CGA Chase – and is also home to fairs, fetes and community events throughout the year.

    -Haynes International Motor Museum is the largest exhibition of iconic cars in the UK. This is a living and working museum which features over 400 motorbikes and cars from the past, including Bentleys and Rolls Royces. As well as this, there’s a selection of today’s supercars, such as the Ferrari 360. It’s a must for any car enthusiast!

    -Forde Abbey is an ornate stately home surrounded by an award-winning 30-acre garden. Witness the opening of the spring bulbs and the vast array of colours in autumn. Walk the grounds or browse the art and antique treasures and rich tapestries in the house anytime of the year. Other houses and gardens in the immediate area include Montacute House and Stourhead House. Longleat with its animal park is just about 20 miles away.

    -The Discworld Emporium is the ultimate tribute to Terry Prachett’s fantasy novels. Wincanton is actually twinned with Ankh-Morpork, one of the Discworld worlds and it’s the only place in the world where visitors can buy all the books, as well as a selection of limited edition jewellery and prints. Book in advance to ensure entry.

    -Wincanton Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course which doubles up to 18 holes. It offers a layout which challenges the best golfers and allows novices to get acquainted with the game. It’s close to holiday cottages in Wincanton and equipment hire is available for people without their own clubs.

    Weather in Wincanton

    Wincanton shares the same temperate climate as the rest of South West England. Visitors can expect pleasant average temperatures of 21°C the months of July and August and for the rest of the year, it’s generally mild and rainfall is much lower than the rest of England. This makes holiday homes in Wincanton the ideal choice for a summer getaway.

    Travelling to Wincanton

    Wincanton is well-serviced by reliable transport links. The A303 is the main road in the town and also the main non-motorway route from London to the south west of England. There is no direct rail service but the bigger towns around such as Yeovil, Shaftesbury and Warminster are connected to main line routes.

    Activities and attractions in and around Wincanton

    Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Wincanton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Royal Bath and West Showground (8.1 mi / 13 km)
    • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
    • Farrington Park Golf Club (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Wincanton

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wincanton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Wookey Hole (16.2 mi / 26 km)
    • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
    • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
    • Chew Valley (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)