Destination guide

Travel to rustic Watchet

Enjoy the history and other features of Watchet. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, parks and bars. Bakelite Museum and Dunster Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Watchet

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Watchet has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tiverton Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Diggerland (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Burnham and Berrow Golf Club (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Brean Leisure Park (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Brean Splash Waterpark (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Watchet

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Watchet is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunster Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Minehead Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Wills Neck (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Dunkery Beacon (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Greencombe Gardens (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Exmoor National Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Watchet

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 18.5 mi (29.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), which is 27.8 mi (44.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Watchet?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 507 holiday lettings around Watchet. From 370 cottages to 370 bungalows, 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.

Can I rent a rural property in Watchet?

If you are on the hunt for some time away from the concrete jungle, listen up! Leave all that stressful noise behind and relax in the gentle sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 118 rural holiday rentals in this destination. Alternatively, you might like to go for another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has heaps of rental options to pick from, including:

  • 91 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 81 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 65 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Watchet in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable holiday is catching up with friends and family in an entirely new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway can help out. Currently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 43 available on our database. If you are hoping to stay in a big group, the holiday rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 100 properties ideal for that size. Spend a night for as little as £80.
  • If you have 5 in your party, you'll be happy to hear that there are 39 rental accommodation that are perfect. You can get one for as little as £47 a night.
  • Seeking rental properties to suit 8 guests? You'll be delighted to discover we have 32 that will fit the bill. You can get one for as little as £92 per night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you organise your Watchet adventure with us!