Destination guide

The lush setting of Axminster is ready to explore

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Axminster. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its forests, zoo and wildlife. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Axminster

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

  • Lyme Bay Winery (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Lyme Regis Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Axminster

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

  • Lyme Regis Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Monmouth Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Golden Cap (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • West Bay Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Escot Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Sidmouth Beach (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Axminster

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Axminster Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Axminster?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 851 vacation rentals near Axminster. From 372 Cabins to 372 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Axminster for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Axminster Station: 1,414 vacation rentals
  • West Bay Beach: 1,701 vacation rentals
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,349 vacation rentals
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,464 vacation rentals
  • Tintinhull House Garden: 1,502 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Axminster 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 Cabins in Axminster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 372 Cabins in Axminster. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Axminster include:

  • Cottages: 372 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 372 rentals available
  • Houses: 318 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Axminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 79 vacation rentals with pool available in Axminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.