Destination guide

The friendly area of Ilminster awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ilminster. This welcoming city is known for its bars, restaurants and chocolate shops. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Ilminster

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Ilminster has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lyme Bay Winery (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Lyme Regis Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ilminster

Travelers appreciate the pristine countryside and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Ilminster has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ilminster is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mapperton Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Lyme Regis Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Golden Cap (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Monmouth Beach (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Wills Neck (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • West Bay Beach (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ilminster

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ilminster?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 519 vacation rentals near Ilminster. From 182 Houses to 22 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 Ilminster for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Barrington Court: 1,480 vacation rentals
  • Glastonbury Tor: 1,012 vacation rentals
  • Wells Cathedral: 1,399 vacation rentals
  • West Bay Beach: 1,636 vacation rentals
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,292 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 182 Houses in Ilminster. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilminster include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 232 rentals available
  • Cottages: 232 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 Ilminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 36 vacation rentals with pool available in Ilminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.