Destination guide

The beachside setting of Instow is ready to explore

The beaches, parks and countryside are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Instow. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Instow

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Instow a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Sheep (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Chulmleigh Golf Course (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Instow

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Instow

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Instow is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Saunton Sands (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Croyde Bay (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Putsborough Sands (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Woolacombe Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Barricane Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Instow?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,043 holiday lettings around Instow. From 263 cottages to 14 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Instow? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Instow. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor: 1,867 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,488 holiday lettings
  • Barricane Beach: 1,537 holiday lettings
  • Clovelly Harbour: 1,692 holiday lettings
  • Fisherman's Cottage: 1,670 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Instow listed on 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 Instow?

Yes, of course. offers 263 Cottages in Instow. Our other popular types of Instow holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 432 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 263 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Instow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 124 holiday homes with pool available in Instow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.