Brixham Cottages

In the heart of the English Riviera in South Devon lies the picturesque village of Brixham. As part of the 22 miles of stunning Devon coastline, this is an ideal location for a family holiday of fun, thrills, buckets and spades. Our Brixham holiday cottages lie along this stunning South Devon coast, many with sea views overlooking the harbour, a perfect romantic retreat. Our self-catering accommodation comes with all the comorts and amenities you would expect, along with dog-friendly accommodation, so now your canine companion can join in on the holiday fun. 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, which is still a working fishing port, where you can buy fish directly from the fishermen at the quayside market. This English Riviera town is ideally located for exploring the iconic South West Coast path along with the surrounding south devon coast. Explore all that this area has to offer from the comfort of one of our Brixham cottages.

Brixham Harbour

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Discover the extraordinary side of Brixham

In the vibrant coastal town of Brixham, unconventional delights await the curious holidaymaker. Start by navigating the historic streets and stumbling upon hidden gems like the Brixham Heritage Museum, where maritime history intertwines with curious artefacts, offering a glimpse into the town's maritime past. Embrace the quirky by visiting the Golden Hind, a full-scale replica of Sir Francis Drake's iconic ship, where interactive tours and tales of maritime adventures unfold.

For a taste of the unconventional, head to the Shoalstone Pool, an outdoor seawater pool carved into the rocks, perfect for a bracing swim while overlooking the sea. Meander through the streets adorned with colourful houses and catch a glimpse of the Brixham Fish Market in action, where the bustling atmosphere and fish auctions create an authentic local experience.

Embark on a coastal path adventure to Berry Head Nature Reserve, home to a Napoleonic Fort and breathtaking views of the coastline. Don't miss the chance to indulge your taste buds at the quirky eateries lining the harbour, offering fresh seafood delights and perhaps a spot of crabbing off the breakwater for a truly offbeat experience in this charming seaside town.

Brixham Harbour

Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Brixham

This historic fishing town in Devon, England, offers a delightful mix of maritime heritage, beautiful coastal scenery, and family-friendly activities. With the largest collection of Devon holiday cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do from our cottages in Brixham:

Explore Brixham Harbour

Explore the bustling Brixham Harbour, one of the UK's busiest fishing ports. Watch the fishing boats come and go, and visit the Golden Hind Museum Ship, a full-sized replica of Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.

Walk the Berry Head National Nature Reserve

Take a scenic walk to Berry Head, a stunning headland with breathtaking views of the English Riviera. The reserve is home to diverse wildlife and historic fortifications.

Experience the Brixham Fish Market

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Brixham Fish Market, where you can witness the daily fish auctions and see the freshest catch being sold.

Relax on Breakwater Beach

Relax on Breakwater Beach, a sandy cove near Brixham Harbour, ideal for swimming and picnicking. The beach offers lovely views of the coastline and the iconic Breakwater itself.

Discover Fishermen's Mission Heritage Centre

Learn about Brixham's maritime history and the lives of local fishermen at the Fishermen's Mission Heritage Centre. This interactive museum provides insight into the town's maritime heritage.

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