Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Bideford

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Bideford. This trendy city is known for its chocolate shops, surfing and theme park. 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 and attractions in and around Bideford

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bideford has to offer. 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 (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Chulmleigh Golf Course (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bideford

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bideford is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Hartland Point (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Saunton Sands (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Upper Tamar Lake (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Tamar Lakes (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)

Where to stay around Bideford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,683 vacation rentals near Bideford. From 810 Cottages to 1,167 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bideford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hartland Point: 2,432 vacation rentals
  • Clovelly Harbour: 3,041 vacation rentals
  • Clovelly Village: 3,241 vacation rentals
  • Tapeley Park Gardens: 2,981 vacation rentals
  • Kingsley Museum: 3,007 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bideford 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 Cottages in Bideford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 810 Cottages in Bideford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bideford include:

  • Houses: 1,167 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 810 rentals available
  • Barns: 194 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bideford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 259 vacation rentals with pool available in Bideford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.