Where to stay around Lee?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,084 holiday lettings near Lee. From 367 houses to 303 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lee 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 Lee?

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

  • Croyde Bay: 2,351 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 Lee 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 Lee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 367 houses in Lee. Our other popular types of Lee holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 303 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 287 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 58 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lee?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Lee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Rolling hills and valleys, the perfect backdrop to your holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Lee

    Lee is a picturesque village and a bay two miles from Ilfracombe. Devon countryside borders three sides and the Bristol Channel the fourth. The village is situated in a heavily wooded deep combe, a naturally sheltered haven often referred to as Fuchsia Valley. The village is built around St Matthews Church and opposite is Pixie meadow and the village hall.

    Places to holiday in Lee, Devon

    Although Lee is hidden within rolling hills and valleys and secluded, it is unbelievably close to all the local amenities in North Devon, which makes it a popular tourist destination. The main hotel closed sometime ago mainly due to popularity self-catering cottages and accommodation. Most of the property in Lee and Lincombe are cottages, some modern in construction and also traditional thatched cottages.

    Holiday cottages are perfect for family holidays as have much more space than caravans or hotels and many have gardens. From coastal cottages in Lee it is a short walk to the Fuchsia Tea Garden and the local pub, the Grampus. From here a narrow path takes you to a small bridge and goes on through a meadow to the bay. The Bull Point Light house is a mile from Lee and Mortehoe and Woolacombe Golf Club is only two miles away.

    Devon cottages are perfect for exploring all the bays and coves in the area including Croyde, Baggy Point, Morte Bay, Woolacombe, Morte Point, Rockham and Ilfracombe tunnel beaches, as well as the town of Mullacott Cross. Cottages in Lee make an ideal coastal base for those planning to explore Dartmoor.

    Things to do in Lee

    Lee is great for Windsurfing, Sailing, Surfing or Fishing. The Gate House Garden is a two-acre organic garden a short stroll from the bay or your holiday cottage. The National Trust owns the five miles of coastline as far as Croyde and the Grampus Inn has a printed version of the five walks around the area. There are numerous local events in the hall and meadow throughout the year including a spring Fayre, bingo, hog roasts, live bands, musical concerts and piano recitals, games championships, pancake races and much more.

    Ilfracombe Museum is next to the Landmark Theatre in Runnymede Gardens on the seafront. It has eight different areas to explore from bats to Buddha's. Chambercombe Manor is a unique and fascinating property known for its paranormal phenomena and it is steeped in mystery and unrivalled history dating back to the times of the Saxons.

    Watermouth Castle is a family theme park with entertainments and attractions for all ages and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is the best wildlife park in the country, here you can get closer to the wildlife and swim with the sea lions. Nine miles from the country cottages of Lee is the National Trust property of Arlington Court, an intriguing house nestled in a wooded valley on the edge of Exmoor and housing a large collection of horse drawn carriages. Other attractions include Watersmeet, Marwood Hill Gardens, and Saint Anne's Chapel Heritage Centre in Barnstable, Tapeley Park and the Burton Art Gallery in Bideford.

    Weather in Lee

    Lee enjoys a maritime climate. It is a naturally sheltered haven and neighbouring Ilfracombe is considered the third warmest town in the UK.

    Travel to Lee

    Exeter and Plymouth airports serve Lee. The mainline railway is at Barnstable and there are buses from Barnstable to Ilfracombe.

    Activities and attractions in and around Lee

    Are you hoping to find 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 Lee has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Big Sheep (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
    • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Lee

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

    • Barricane Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Woolacombe Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Putsborough Sands (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Croyde Bay (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Saunton Sands (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Glen Lyn Gorge (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)