Destination guide

The lush setting of Axminster is ready to explore

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Axminster. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its forests, zoo and wildlife. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Axminster

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

  • Lyme Bay Winery (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Lyme Regis Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Axminster

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Axminster. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lyme Regis Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Monmouth Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Golden Cap (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • West Bay Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Escot Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Sidmouth Beach (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Axminster

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Axminster Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Axminster?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 983 holiday lettings around Axminster. From 471 cabins to 471 cottages, 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 Axminster? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Axminster. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Axminster Station: 1,445 holiday lettings
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,494 holiday lettings
  • Monmouth Beach: 1,399 holiday lettings
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,406 holiday lettings
  • West Bay Beach: 1,762 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Axminster 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 Cabins in Axminster?

Yes, of course. offers 471 Cabins in Axminster. Our other popular types of Axminster holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 471 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 299 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 24 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 Axminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Axminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.