Destination guide

Travel to friendly Woolacombe

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Woolacombe. Travellers appreciate the surfing in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Woolacombe

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Woolacombe a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Sheep (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Woolacombe

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Woolacombe

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Woolacombe has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Woolacombe is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barricane Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Woolacombe Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Putsborough Sands (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Croyde Bay (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Saunton Sands (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Glen Lyn Gorge (16.8 mi / 27 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Woolacombe

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Woolacombe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,374 holiday rentals around Woolacombe. From 413 cottages to 510 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Woolacombe is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Woolacombe?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Woolacombe. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Woolacombe Beach: 1,980 holiday rentals
  • Barricane Beach: 1,964 holiday rentals
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,827 holiday rentals
  • Clovelly Harbour: 2,198 holiday rentals
  • Tapeley Park Gardens: 2,217 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Woolacombe listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Woolacombe?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 413 Cottages in Woolacombe. Our other popular types of Woolacombe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 510 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 413 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 318 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Woolacombe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 122 holiday homes with pool available in Woolacombe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.