Destination guide

Travel to rustic Bridgwater

The area's history and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bridgwater. This city is well-known for its cocktail bars and golfing. Glastonbury Abbey and Bakelite Museum 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.


Sightseeing in and around Bridgwater

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bridgwater 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:

  • Somerset Speedway (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Burnham and Berrow Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brean Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Brean Splash Waterpark (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Brean Leisure Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Ashton Windmill (11 mi / 17.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bridgwater

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bridgwater is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Wookey Hole (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Wills Neck (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sand Bay Beach (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Dunster Beach (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Minehead Beach (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bridgwater

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Bridgwater Station.

Where to stay around Bridgwater?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 265 vacation rentals near Bridgwater. From 90 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 Bridgwater for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Admiral Blake Museum: 977 vacation rentals
  • Bridgwater Station: 993 vacation rentals
  • Glastonbury Tor: 1,012 vacation rentals
  • Barry Island Beach: 797 vacation rentals
  • Animal Farm Adventure Park: 956 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 90 Houses in Bridgwater. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bridgwater include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 105 rentals available
  • Cottages: 105 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 Bridgwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Bridgwater. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.