Best Holiday Cottages

Best holiday cottages in Devon showcases the lovely cottages that can be hired for delightful holidays in this exquisite part of the world. Whether the holiday cottage is in South Devon, North Devon, West Devon or East Devon one can be sure that an attractive holiday can be organised. Many become a special little hideway for years to come!

You can choose the beautiful English Rivieria or the South Hams area of the south coast or the wonderful rugged north coast. There is Dartmoor or Exmoor, then what about the green countryside of Ruby or River country. A myriad places to explore your way - walking, cycling, touring.

Settle into one of these little gems and live your dream!

Pretty cottage near Chagford, Dartmoor.
Spring Water. superb views and walks. 2 acre paddock leads to lake but children need to be supervised.
Sleeps 6
Weare Gifford, Devon's River Country
If you look closely you will see a downward arrow where this delightful cottage is on the banks of the tranquil River Torridge. Original a Grade II listed barn it has been restored to a high level of comfort.
Sleeps 6
Kingston, South Hams
Grade II listed. Winding stone stairs. Inglenook fireplace. Attractive out of the way village not far from the beautiful River Erme Estuary.
Sleeps 6

Parracombe, Exmoor
18th Century Farmhouse in a deep wooded valley with its own rushing stream a couple of miles from Parracombe. Own swimming pool.
Sleeps 14
Saltwind Granary, Clovelly
A gloriously renovated barn one field back from the South Coast Path amidst flower filled hedgerows and pretty meadows.
Sleeps 3
Art decor detached house with stunning panoramic views over the estuary to Shaldon. Spacious inside and out.
Sleeps 10
Appletree Cottage, Higher Brimley, Bovey Tracey.
Stunning. Semidetached chocolate box cottage set in a rose filled terraced garden, on a hillside with wonderful views across the Dartmoor National Park to Bovey Tracey and Haytor. Make a great centre for cycling or walking. Not suitable for folk with mobility problems sadly.
Sleeps 4

Robin's Cottage, Otterton
Grade II listed thatched cottage close to Ladram Bay. Pretty village of Otterton has working flour mill that bakes and sells its products!
Sleeps 4 plus cot.
Spring Cottage, Witheridge, near Tiverton
One for Walkers. Witheridge is the Gateway to Two Moors Way. Or if you are a cyclist you could find the Tarka Trail. With two bathrooms could suit 2 families holidaying together.
Sleeps 6

Chaffinch, Membury, East Devon
Ground floor apartment with distant views to the valley. Once it was a Quaker farm and meeting place. There is another called Quakers.
Sleeps 2

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Other Pages which may be of interest

Best Holiday Cottages in southwest England



Dartmoor Trails

Events in Devon

Cycling in Devon

Walking Trails in Devon

The Tarka Way

The Templer Way

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Charlston near Ottery St Mary
A single story apartment attached to the owner's home in the tiny hamlet of Wiggaton. Beavers, farmland, woods with Ottery St Mary close by.
Sleeps 4 plus cot.

Cottage on the outskirts of Torquay
The beautiful English Riviera Coast. A very traditional restored 17th century end of terrace cottage with low doors, old beams and stone walls.
Sleeps 4
Parnacott House,Holsworthy, North Devon. Ruby Country
Georgian but part 17C. Owned by the same family since 1580 (Pepys, Creed, Dryden and John Graves Simcoe, founder of modern Ontario, were ancestors).
Sleeps 14

Scorriton, Dartmoor
Home for some years of the English novelist, Mary Wesley. This delightful cottage is set in a beautiful haven on Dartmoor.
Sleeps 4

Riverside Cottage, Coleford, Crediton
Lovely Grade II listed cottage. Just imagine sitting on the patio under the grape vines listening to the river and the birds. Spiral staircase.
Not suitable for children.
Sleeps 4

Molly's Cottage, Cotleigh, East Devon
Down a country lane in the Blackdown Hills but only 12 miles from the coast. Cosy and comfortable hideaway. Swimming pool. (take care with children) Could be suitable for a mobility challenged member of the group as there is a bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor.
Sleeps 6

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