Devon Cottages: Self Catering Devon Holidays

This South Coastal gem nestled amidst rolling hills and a breathtaking coastline of the Devon coast should be on everyone’s holiday list. Perfect for young families with sandy family-friendly beaches to those with an adventurous spirit looking for hidden coves and fabulous walking opportunities. North Devon, with its rugged coastline, is popular with holidaymakers. Discover the iconic South West Coast path, quaint villages and dog-friendly amenities. With many of our cottages offering coastal views this is the perfect destination for a romantic retreat, whatever the season. Explore the wild beauty of the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Park, where rugged tors and ancient woodlands await. Stroll along the sandy shores of the English Riviera, where the Devonshire coastal towns of Torquay and Brixham offer both history and seaside entertainment. Foodies will delight in Devon’s culinary offerings, from clotted cream teas to fresh seafood straight from the ocean. For a special holiday, stay at our Devon holiday cottages where you can enjoy picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and plenty of cultural experiences.

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Devonshire holiday cottages in all the right places

With the largest selection of Devon holiday accommodation, we have something for everyone, from affordable to luxurious, from dog-friendly to child-friendly for large families and groups of friends wanting to celebrate to cosy Devonshire hideaways perfect for two. If you’re stuck for inspiration on where to go let us help with some of our top destinations.

Devon is blessed with some top seaside destinations, and with 22 miles of golden sanded family-friendly beaches, you are spoilt for choice. Starting in Dartmouth, made famous by Agatha Christie and her beloved holiday home of Greenway. Take a trip down the River Dart to explore this fabulous home and gardens as well as viewing this maritime town from a different perspective, as a gateway to the beautiful South Devon coastline which offers a plethora of scenic walks, sandy beaches and picturesque coastal villages. Our Dartmouth holiday cottages will help deliver a memorable holiday for all.

South from here is Salcombe. This coastal town is the perfect location for a family holiday or a relaxing getaway with plenty of outdoor activities to keep you entertained. Salcombe is a walker’s paradise and the coastal paths that meander over the hills and down into the valleys beyond are a great way to see the surrounding areas. The magnificent coastal scenery can also be enjoyed by bike, and many trails offer a gentle ride. Explore all that this bustling coastal town has to offer from the comfort of one of our Salcombe cottages

A little north is the picturesque village of Brixham. This is an ideal location for a family holiday of fun, thrills, buckets and spades. With limestone cliffs surrounding golden sandy beaches, scattered with secluded coves this is a perfect place to go rock pooling or kicking back and relaxing with your loved ones. Make sure you head down to the harbour, where you can buy the freshest fish directly from the fishermen at the quayside market. With accessible walking and cycling routes, for all abilities, enjoy some quality time enjoying the great outdoors. Explore all that this area has to offer from the comfort of one of our Brixham cottages.

Further along, the North Devon coast offers family-friendly cottages with stunning sea views, making it an excellent choice for a memorable holiday.

Driving north you will come to the coastal gem of Sidmouth. Tucked away in East Devon, Sidmouth is situated at the gateway to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, a magnet for fossil collectors looking for prehistoric remains. It is a town with a timeless charm, with beautiful gardens, regency history and architecture along with some dramatic clifftop walks, which give panoramic sea views of the English Channel below. Many of our Sidmouth holiday cottages are dog-friendly so all members of the family can have a relaxing break.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Devon

Devon, located in the southwest, is a county with a wide range of attractions, from stunning coastlines to picturesque countryside. The Devon coast offers a wide range of attractions, from stunning beaches to picturesque coastal walks, with unique features in North, South, and East Devon. For a touch of maritime history, visit the historic port town of Plymouth, where you can explore the Mayflower Steps, the Barbican, and the Royal Citadel. If you want to explore the stunning Devonshire coastline whilst on holiday, then book one of our coastal cottages Devon, or if you’re wanting a little more opulence then treat yourself to our Devon luxury cottages. Whether you’re looking to book a romantic getaway or want to spoil yourself, our Devon cottages with hot tubs tick all the right boxes.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Devon:

Explore Dartmoor National Park

Explore the rugged beauty of Dartmoor National Park, known for its open moorland, granite tors, and picturesque villages. Enjoy hiking, cycling, or horse riding along the many trails, and don't miss iconic spots like Haytor Rocks and Widecombe-in-the-Moor.

Exmoor National Park - a wild landscape

Discover the wild landscapes of Exmoor National Park, characterised by rolling hills, steep valleys, and ancient woodlands. Enjoy wildlife-watching, coastal walks, and stargazing in one of the UK's designated Dark Sky Reserves.

Exeter Cathedral - magnificent Gothic architecture

Visit Exeter Cathedral, a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. Admire the intricate carvings and stained-glass windows, and climb the tower for panoramic views of the city.

Relax on Devon's Beaches

Known as the English Riveria, there is an abundance of beautiful beaches to relax and recharge on. Indulge yourself on your holiday in our affordable Woolacombe cottages, or Ilfracombe holiday cottages. Whether you're a sunbather, surfer, or beachcomber, Devon's coastline offers something for everyone. There are also plenty of dog-friendly beaches for your canine companion to discover.

Discover RHS Garden Rosemoor

Enjoy the beauty of RHS Garden Rosemoor, a stunning garden with a diverse collection of plants and flowers. Explore the various themed gardens, take peaceful walks, and learn about horticulture in the educational areas.

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