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Destination guide

The beachside setting of West Down is ready to explore

The beaches and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in West Down. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the bars, surfing and shopping. Ilfracombe Harbour and Woolacombe Beach 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

Sightseeing in and around West Down

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes West Down a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Sheep (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (13.7 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Down

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Down is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woolacombe Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Putsborough Sands (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Barricane Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Croyde Bay (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Saunton Sands (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Glen Lyn Gorge (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Down

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 30.9 mi (49.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Down?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,507 holiday lettings around West Down. From 13 chalets to 486 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 West Down?

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

  • Croyde Bay Beach: 2,028 holiday lettings
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor: 2,442 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,833 holiday lettings
  • Putsborough Sands: 2,007 holiday lettings
  • Barricane Beach: 1,961 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Down listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Chalets in West Down?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 13 Chalets in West Down. Our other popular types of West Down holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 486 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 329 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 486 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Down?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 142 holiday homes with pool available in West Down. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.