Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Bideford

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday 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 holiday or a trip with friends, 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • Big Sheep (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Chulmleigh Golf Course (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bideford

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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 near Bideford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,517 holiday rentals near Bideford. From 758 Cottages to 1,099 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bideford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Clovelly Harbour: 2,860 holiday rentals
  • Hartland Point: 2,299 holiday rentals
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,443 holiday rentals
  • Croyde Bay: 2,550 holiday rentals
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 2,224 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bideford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 758 Cottages in Bideford. Our other popular types of Bideford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,099 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 758 holiday houses
  • Barns: 180 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bideford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 232 holiday homes with pool available in Bideford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.