Where to stay around Weare Giffard?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 973 holiday lettings near Weare Giffard. From 388 Cottages to 294 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Weare Giffard is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Croyde Bay: 2,279 holiday lettings
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,175 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,982 holiday lettings
  • Saunton Sands: 2,336 holiday lettings
  • Putsborough Sands: 2,235 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Weare Giffard 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 Cottages in Weare Giffard?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 388 Cottages in Weare Giffard. Our other popular types of Weare Giffard holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 294 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 130 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 93 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Weare Giffard?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 355 beach rentals in Weare Giffard. You have also many other possibilities in Weare Giffard area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 39 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 2 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Weare Giffard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 55 holiday homes with pool available in Weare Giffard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Weare Giffard your home away from home

    Sitting about 2 miles from Great Torrington, Weare Giffard is a small North Devon parish sitting on a hill overlooking the River Torridge. Of major historical interest, the village is home to 2 Grade 1 listed buildings, namely the Parish church of the Holy Trinity and Weare Giffard Hall. The manorial history is rather fascinating and the records survive in various forms for visitors to explore. Surrounded by pretty Devon countryside and with easy access to the lovely coastline of Bideford Bay, holiday cottages in Weare Giffard with HomeAway are a great choice. Other holiday homes in Weare Giffard offer guests everything from cosy apartments for two to gracious renovated barns for larger parties. Each of the accommodations has been beautifully appointed, ensuring that visitors have many creature comforts, without sacrificing any of the delightful country charm.

    Things to do in Weare Giffard

    Weare Giffard is a good example of a traditional English street village with a parish church and a local pub.

    -Weare Giffard Hall: was a manorial hall that passed through a number of families. It fell into a state of disrepair in the 17th Century, but it was restored to its former glory in the mid 1800s. With beautiful architecture, fine art, excellent handcrafted Edwardian wood panelling, Jacobean fireplaces and stunning elaborate plaster work, it’s now a fine ethnographical exhibit of the life of the house.

    -The Tarka Trail is a cycle and walking path, in the shape of a figure 8, named after the route taken by Tarka the Otter. Crossing over the River Torridge and a few old railway bridges, the trail is some 30 miles total. It forms part of the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route, and cycling it is a very popular activity with visitors in Weare Giffard holiday rentals. The trail passes several local landmarks such as the Rolle Canal and the Annery Lime Kilns.

    -Rosemoor Garden is 65 acres of gorgeous landscaped grounds and home to a renowned collection of plants and flowers. Visitors can enjoy the Arboretum, some 2,000 roses in the Rose Garden, the Alpine House and various herb, fruit and vegetable gardens, as well as a plant shop, library, gift shop, restaurant and tea room.

    -Westward Ho is one of the choice towns on the coast within easy reach from holiday cottages in Weare Giffard. Golden Bay can boast of 2 miles of sandy beach which adjoins Northam Burrows Country Park, home to a wide variety of local flora and fauna Holidaymakers can enjoy safe swimming as well as surfing, kite surfing and canoeing, and there are paths and trails for walkers and cyclists.

    -Dartington Glass: has been operating in Great Torrington since 1967 and the visitor centre is a popular attraction. Learn the history of the company and see displays from skilled craftsmen on the factory tour who will work on a personal piece if requested or you can try your own hand at making glass. There’s also a shop on site.

    The Weather in Weare Giffard

    Weare Giffard is enviably temperate. Summer sees average temperatures of 23°C and winter averages of 5°C can be expected.

    Travel to Weare Giffard

    The nearest train station to Weare Giffard is 12 miles away in Barnstaple with an hourly service to London via Exeter. National Express Coaches also run to Barnstaple and road access to holiday cottages in Weare Giffard is off the main A39 via the M5.

    Activities and attractions in and around Weare Giffard

    Are you searching for top things to see and 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 Weare Giffard a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Big Sheep (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Chulmleigh Golf Course (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Weare Giffard

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Weare Giffard. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • RHS Garden Rosemoor (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Saunton Sands (8.7 mi / 14 km)
    • Croyde Bay (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Putsborough Sands (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
    • Tamar Lakes (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)