Destination guide

The beachside setting of West Down is ready to explore

The beaches and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in West Down. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the bars, surfing and shopping. Ilfracombe Harbour and Woolacombe Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes West Down a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

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

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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

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 center.

Where to stay around West Down?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,894 holiday lettings near West Down. From 833 Houses to 436 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 West Down is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Putsborough Sands: 2,623 holiday lettings
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,578 holiday lettings
  • Croyde Bay Beach: 2,676 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 2,338 holiday lettings
  • Marwood Hill Gardens: 2,611 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Down 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 West Down?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 833 Houses in West Down. Our other popular types of West Down holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 436 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 494 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages 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 134 holiday homes with pool available in West Down. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.