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A holiday rental home in West Down is a perfect choice for your next quiet getaway.

When you choose a holiday rental home in West Down, you will be able to enjoy the peace and quiet offered by this rural setting, yet still be close enough to all of the popular activities and attractions of nearby North Devon locations.  

Things to do on holiday to West Down

There are many enjoyable ways to spend your days whilst on holiday to West Down. Nearby are opportunities for many out of doors activities such as swimming, hiking, boating, surfing, horseback riding and more.

There are several well appointed golf courses within a short distance from West Down, making this a wonderful location for anyone who enjoys the game. There are plenty of marked walking trails, such as those at Hartland Point and South West Lakes Trust, as well as plenty of places to explore on your own. West Country Walks provides downloadable walking and cycling guides that allow you to choose your walk and then use the guides to go on a self-guided tour. Because there are a good number of rainy days each month, it is good that there are several opportunities for indoor activities as well. From museums and art galleries to attractions developed with kids in mind, there is something for everyone.

Places to visit on holiday to West Down There are attractions to interest everyone in your family.

Survival Paintball and Laser Games in nearby Barnstaple give everyone in the family a chance to work off some energy as you wage war one against another. This attraction includes activities that are appropriate for most age levels. The Mill Adventure Centre offers both indoor and outdoor climbing and obstacle courses for participants of all ages and abilities. This South Molton attraction is another good choice for a rainy day. The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon features exhibits highlighting the people, history and wildlife of North Devon. Children will love the chance to meet a leatherback turtle and observe the special effects that bring some exhibits to life. Adults will appreciate the military exhibits and fine examples of art pottery. The Bideford Railway Museum has exhibits pertaining to early railway travel, and is free to all visitors.    

 

Weather in West Down

Whilst there is less rain in West Down than in some other parts of the country, it is still a good idea for travellers to bring along their rain gear. On average, each month brings about 8 to 9 cm of rain. Summer months tend to have slightly less precipitation, and the most falls during the winter. Average summer temperatures are between 19 and 21 degrees. Winter brings cooler weather with average highs of about 9 degrees.

Travel to West Down

When travelling to Instow, you may fly into Exeter Airport and then continue to West Down via coach or taxi.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (23 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 7
    Cottage #1991078
    23
    Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
      • 1 BR
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #6516263
      1
        • 2 BR
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #1861053
          • 2 BR
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #1861534
            • 2 BR
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #1861052
              • 3 BR
              • Separate Toilets
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #1860972
                • 3 BR
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #1861153
                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Cottage #8247552
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (22 reviews)
                    View details for price
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1771153
                    22
                    Viewed 132 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (36 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1688275
                      36
                      Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (22 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Apartment #6476737
                        22
                        Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (49 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #8119596
                          49
                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (18 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #8127189
                            18
                            Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (12 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 7
                              Cottage #6938295
                              12
                              Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (11 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Bungalow #1996621
                                11
                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (10 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Apartment #8151843
                                  10
                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (50 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    House #8055337
                                    50
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (13 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Cottage #8147179
                                      13
                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (13 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Cottage #1888826
                                        13
                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
                                          16
                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (14 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #8077525
                                            14
                                            Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (24 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #1932722
                                              24
                                              Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #6026235
                                                12
                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #1919455
                                                  20
                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (26 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #1931034
                                                    26
                                                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (14 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Cottage #6750898
                                                        14
                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #1818741
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (31 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #878731
                                                            31
                                                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                              (24 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Apartment #8040273
                                                              24
                                                              Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (26 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Bungalow #1683042
                                                                26
                                                                Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Bungalow #1931727
                                                                  10
                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                    (21 reviews)
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                                                                    • 8 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                    House #8153852
                                                                    21
                                                                    Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (27 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #8156730
                                                                      27
                                                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (13 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #411612
                                                                        13
                                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (19 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Barn #8112691
                                                                          19
                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (22 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Barn #8173992
                                                                            22
                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (39 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #411612
                                                                              39
                                                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (14 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #8088922
                                                                                14
                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  House #8161774
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (22 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #8165338
                                                                                    22
                                                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #8069577
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Good! 3.8/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #8055251
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (20 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                                          Cottage #8165287
                                                                                          20
                                                                                          Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (9 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #8110799
                                                                                            9
                                                                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Barn #8169569
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (13 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                House #1777946
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (13 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #6832873
                                                                                                  13
                                                                                                  Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (7 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    Barn #6847796
                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                    Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (28 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #8158970
                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                      Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Really lovely and comfortable cottage,in a beautiful and quite village.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a lovely stay and weather was good to us. This is a really lovely cottage in a fantastic location, but close enough to all beaches in Saunton sands and Woolacombe and other north Devon places worth a visit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      A home from home Devon delight

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a lovely stay at the cottage it is a home from home had everything you needed and was clean and tidy. The sea views were fabulous as was the weather we had ,very peaceful location. Gary did forget the low ceilings and bang his head a few times .Also Jim is very helpful and supportive. Would recommend a visit to the smugglers for food it was excellent
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017