Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Wincanton

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Wincanton. Well known for its restaurants, bars and horseback riding, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Wincanton

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Wincanton a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Bath and West Showground (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Farrington Park Golf Club (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wincanton

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wincanton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wookey Hole (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Chew Valley (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)

Traveling to and around Wincanton

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 25.7 mi (41.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Wincanton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 356 holiday lettings near Wincanton. From 137 Houses to 21 Condos/Apartments, 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 Wincanton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bradford-On-Avon Station: 1,044 holiday lettings
  • Wells Cathedral: 1,373 holiday lettings
  • Old Town: 1,045 holiday lettings
  • Iford Manor and the Peto Garden: 1,095 holiday lettings
  • Great Chalfield Manor: 994 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wincanton 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 Wincanton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 137 Houses in Wincanton. Our other popular types of Wincanton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 145 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 Wincanton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Wincanton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.