Where to stay around Instow?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,511 holiday lettings near Instow. From 500 houses to 498 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Instow for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Croyde Bay: 2,354 holiday lettings
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,244 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 2,033 holiday lettings
  • Saunton Sands: 2,397 holiday lettings
  • Putsborough Sands: 2,306 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Instow 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 houses in Instow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 500 houses in Instow. Our other popular types of Instow holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 498 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 301 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 87 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Instow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 95 holiday homes with pool available in Instow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Instow is perfect for a secluded beach getaway.

    Instow makes a wonderful holiday destination for many reasons. It is near many popular attractions, yet is not subject to the large crowds as some other areas are. Even during the warmest months, the beaches are not very crowded and peace and quiet reign.

    Things to do on holiday to Instow

    Those who enjoy the out of doors will find Instow to be a holiday paradise. It has its own sandy beach that is not well-visited meaning that you can choose a prime spot and not worry about having sand kicked all over.

    Within a very short distance there is a wide array of activities such as surfing, cycling and sailing. There are wonderful spots for hiking both in Instow and in the nearby Exmoor National Park. The Tarka Trail is a favourite amongst cyclists. Whilst it includes a total of nearly 290 km, the trail can be tackled in smaller sections, making it a great destination for cyclists of all skill levels. During the summer, you can hop a ferry to Appledore and have even more attractions and activities at your fingertips.

    Places to visit on holiday to Instow

    There are many nearby attractions that will appeal to visitors of all ages. Keep some of these spots in mind for when you need an indoor activity on those inevitable rainy days. The Big Sheep is an attraction that the children will love. While some of the activities take place outdoors, such as pony rides and sheep racing, there are also a number of fun activities that take place indoors, such as a sheep show, a nursery barn and lamb feeding. There are many interesting museums nearby. The Devonshire Collection of Period Costumes includes pieces from as far back as the 1700’s.   The North Devon Maritime Museum houses artefacts and exhibits that tell the story of the history and people of the area. There are also many fine art galleries and museums such as the Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery and the Burton Art Gallery & Museum.

    Weather in Instow

    The seasons do change in Instow, but travellers are often happy to find that the weather – both in summer and winter – is milder than elsewhere in England. In summer, the average high temperature is about 20-22 degrees. In winter, the average high is between 8 and 9 degrees. As for rainfall, most months bring close to 9 cm, so bring your umbrella and make plans for a couple of indoor activities during your holiday.

    Travel to Instow

    When travelling to Instow, you may fly into Exeter Airport which is 40 km from Instow. From there, you can continue your journey by coach or taxi. If travelling by railcar, the closest station is in Barnstaple, 10 km from Instow.