Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Wellington

Enjoy the culture and other features of Wellington. Well known for its bars, hot springs and surfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bakelite Museum and Dunster Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Wellington

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wellington a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Diggerland (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Tiverton Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Lyme Bay Winery (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (18.6 mi / 30 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wellington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Wellington. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wills Neck (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Knightshayes Court (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Grand Western Canal Country Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Escot Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Dunster Beach (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Minehead Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wellington

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 19 mi (30.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 29.4 mi (47.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Wellington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 257 vacation rentals near Wellington. From 96 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wellington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wellington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wellington. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Exeter (EXS-Exeter St Thomas Train Station): 1,779 vacation rentals
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,292 vacation rentals
  • St James Park Station: 1,789 vacation rentals
  • Dunster Castle: 929 vacation rentals
  • Exeter Pinhoe Station: 1,695 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wellington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wellington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Wellington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wellington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 101 rentals available
  • Cottages: 101 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wellington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Wellington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.