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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,925 vacation rentals near West Down. From 839 Houses to 440 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 West Down for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 2,368 vacation rentals
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,597 vacation rentals
  • Croyde Bay Beach: 2,711 vacation rentals
  • Clovelly Harbour: 3,036 vacation rentals
  • Pannier Market: 2,830 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Down?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 839 Houses in West Down. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Down include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 440 rentals available
  • Villas: 43 rentals available
  • Cabins: 498 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Down?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 139 vacation rentals with pool available in West Down. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.