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Situated in the South West of England, close to other popular tourist destinations such as Cornwall, Devon has long been a favourite holiday spot and with such a huge choice of places to visit it is little wonder. The historic county, once known as Devonshire, has plenty of attractions, a thriving harbour industry and spectacular, unspoilt, natural sites with several areas that have been designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Well known for its rugged moorlands, pretty villages and quaint chocolate box cottages, Devon is a must–see holiday destination.  Read More

51.048508, -4.178300

Within walking distance of Instow’s wonderful sandy beach and award-winning John’s cafe, Redwing is the perfect location for a family holiday or a peaceful couple’s retreat. Situated opposite North Devon Yacht Club, Redwing benefits from fantastic views, enclosed garden and private parking. The house provides wonderful accommodation and has been refurbished sympathetically to make the most of its Victorian charm and modern furnishings. With North Devon attractions like Westward Ho!, Great Torrington, Croyde, Appledore and Exmoor just a short drive away, you can easily enjoy the best the region has to offer. 

From £380 to £850 per week
Sleeps 7
(3 bedrooms)
50.875561, -4.030962
The Shippon

A stylish ground floor self-catering apartment providing the ideal 'away from it all' retreat set amidst glorious rolling mid Devon countryside. With on-site spa including a hot tub and sauna, this is an ideal base for simply relaxing or exploring the many attractions of Devon and Cornwall, and is a paradise for walking and cycling sitting on top of the Tarka Trail. 

From £550 to £675 per week
Sleeps 2-3
(1 bedroom)
50.609961, -3.464816
Olde Barn Gardens

In an enviable position equidistant from Dawlish and Starcross in South Devon, this charming holiday cottage is just a two minute drive from the beautiful sandy beach. Sleeps two to six with discount for couples or parties of four. 

From £490 to £1050 per week
Sleeps 2-6
(3 bedrooms)
50.860130, -4.105397
Hallwood Farmhouse

Accommodating two to ten guests, this large farmhouse on the outskirts of the pretty Devon village of Petrockstowe (with pub!) is the perfect place to truly relax and unwind amongst wonderful rolling countryside. An ideal base for exploring the pretty villages, coastline and attractions of the South West. Spend your days cycling the pretty lanes, exploring the Coast to Coast or visiting the picturesque villages and market towns - the choices are endless. 4 Star. 

From £470 to £1250 per week
Sleeps 2-10
(4 bedrooms)
50.855459, -3.151905
Wisteria Cottage

Sitting in a tranquil position amongst the beautiful Black Down Hills AONB, this pretty beamed holiday cottage affords lovely views which can be enjoyed from the hot tub. Superb facilities and a beautiful setting make this the perfect retreat for a relaxing holiday in East Devon. 4 Star. 

From £540 to £1115 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 bedrooms)
50.725323, -3.066232

Just one mile from the popular seaside town of Seaton and ten minutes in the car from Lyme Regis in one direction and Sidmouth in the other, this comfortable holiday cottage with fabulous views offers the perfect base to explore the beautiful countryside and beaches of East Devon and West Dorset. Spend your days exploring the coastal path, fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast, relaxing by the sea or discovering Devon's many attractions. 4 Star. 

From £450 to £1200 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.986508, -3.991400
Bartridge Farm Cottage

The perfect retreat for couples, families or friends with its very own indoor swimming pool and hot tub where you can relax whilst soaking up the glorious views over the beautiful Taw Valley. Set deep in Tarka Country, this is a wonderful retreat for relaxing or visiting North Devon's beaches and Exmoor (25 minutes drive). 

From £795 to £1450 per week
Sleeps 5
(2 bedrooms)
50.309269, -3.687887

A beautifully presented Four Star dog-friendly holiday cottage ideally placed in a tranquil setting in the popular South Hams area of Devon, near to Slapton Village with its glorious beach. A great location for visiting the many attractions and beautiful beaches of South Devon. 4 Star. 

From £550 to £1300 per week
Sleeps 6
(4 bedrooms)
51.186024, -4.034890
Linhay at Wheel Farm

Linhay offers family friendly self-catering with excellent amenities on-site including an indoor pool, outdoor tennis and sauna. Perfect for a seaside holiday, the cottage is one of eleven ideally placed two miles from the popular coastal village of Combe Martin on North Devon's glorious coastline. An abundance of attractions for day trips out. 4 Star. 

From £358 to £1134 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.167550, -3.986952
Ford Hill Cottage

Sitting on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, this beautifully presented holiday cottage is an ideal choice for anyone wanting to explore the North Devon Coastline and its stunning sandy beaches with Combe Martin, Croyde and Woolacombe (amongst others) within easy reach. 

From £425 to £1075 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
51.190587, -4.180605
Warcombe Farmhouse

A fantastic spacious farmhouse sitting in an elevated hillside position above the North Devon seaside village of Lee Bay. Within a few minutes drive of Woolacombe and Ilfracombe and just a mile from the local beach, this is a perfect seaside retreat. 

From £595 to £1350 per week
Sleeps 9
(4 bedrooms)
51.127780, -4.227668
Oyster Cove

An ideal coastal retreat in the heart of the popular North Devon village of Croyde. Just a short stroll from the village with shops and pubs and the surfing beach is a short walk away over the dunes. 

From £425 to £1275 per week
Sleeps 8
(3 bedrooms)
51.183028, -4.131267
Higher Mullacott Farmhouse

Full of country charm, this gorgeous self-catering farmhouse oozes character and is perfectly placed just a mile from the coastal Devonshire town of Ilfracombe. Available for the peak eight summer weeks only, you can enjoy a taste of country life by the sea with stunning beaches and an abundance of attractions nearby as well as wonderful walks. 

From £0 to £2350 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 bedrooms)
50.887278, -3.215891
Windover Farm Cottage

A delightful self catering holiday cottage with fragrant honeysuckle and roses around its front door in the summer months, providing a cosy country holiday retreat at any time of the year and an ideal base for exploring Devon and its many delights. Within easy reach of both Dartmoor and Exmoor national parks and the Jurassic Coast providing an abundance of attractions for days out. 

From £210 to £950 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.486519, -3.594132
Long Barn

Nestling in a beautiful sleepy hamlet, are four exceptional self catering holiday cottages (accommodating parties of 2 - 13) with original character and excellent facilities including an indoor swimming pool. Close to Torquay on the South Devon coast this is an ideal place for a relaxing holiday by the sea with plenty of attractions within easy reach. 4 Star Gold. 

From £1450 to £3550 per week
Sleeps 13
(6 bedrooms)
51.090260, -4.000054
Rock Cottage

A picture postcard thatched holiday cottage sitting in a pretty village outside Barnstaple with beautiful valley views. Superb country walks from the doorstep, a pub a short stroll away serving food and plenty of attractions within easy reach including North Devon's golden beaches. 

From £299 to £795 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.758120, -3.463962
Fursdon Cottage

A delightful luxury stone holiday cottage sitting in an enviable tranquil position on a large family estate in the heart of Devon's beautiful rolling countryside. An oasis of peace and tranquillity and a super base for exploring Devon's coastline and many attractions. 5 Star. 

From £630 to £1175 per week
Sleeps 5-6
(3 bedrooms)
51.107098, -4.165535
Bay Tree

Stylish and modern throughout, this single level holiday home is a golfers, walkers and beach lovers dream. Saunton's 36 hole course and superb sandy beaches are close by, and there are a good choice of shops and restaurants, as well as the Tarka Trail within walking distance. Perfect for relaxing or visiting the many attractions and beaches of North Devon. 

From £358 to £850 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.821745, -3.367873
Honeysuckle Hideaway

High on a hill, surrounded by fields with no neighbours or passing traffic this holiday cottage provides a romantic rural retreat ideal for relaxing or exploring the many attractions that Devon has to offer. An adjacent fishing pond is located opposite for guests' use. 4 Star. 

From £495 to £595 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(1 bedroom)
50.821745, -3.367873
Rose Retreat

Sitting in an elevated hillside position surrounded by rolling Devonshire countryside, this cosy welcoming self-catering retreat provides a piece of tranquility with no passing traffic to interrupt. A good base for exploring Devon's many attractions including the Blackdown Hills, coast and even Exmoor. On-site fishing for guests. 

From £495 to £795 per week
Sleeps 6+4
(3 bedrooms)
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Discover Devon as a county

There are two national parks in Devon and these should be on everyone’s list on things to see when they visit. The Dartmoor National Park offers something for everyone. Aside from the magnificent views Dartmoor provides, visitors can also explore the local wildlife; tourists can watch the Dartmoor ponies run wild or see if they recognise any of the scenes from movies such as The War Horse which was filmed in the area. Moreover, Dartmoor has many archaeological sites to visit, so it is a magnificent place for anyone who enjoys exploring or digging up history.

The breath-taking sites of Exmoor National Park have to be seen to be believed. This spectacular park, which spans more than 250 square miles, provides a unique combination of farmlands, rugged moorlands, valleys and so much more. While in Exmoor, why not take time to see the Landacre medieval bridge or the beautiful Exmoor ponies? There are plenty of attractions to visit for the whole family including many that are dog-friendly.

Exeter is at the very centre of Devon and its magnificent Cathedral attracts tourists from afar, as do the beautiful rolling Blackdown Hills and the famous Jurassic coast, which has been named a World Heritage Site. The diverse coastline of Devon makes an ideal place for tourists that like their outdoor activities including water sports. There are miles of coastal paths to explore making Devon a perfect holiday destination for walkers and dog owners. From the pebble beaches of East Devon with pretty fishing villages such as Beer; to the golden sands of Ilfracombe and Croyde on the North coast and the much loved South Hams area on the South coast, Devon has plenty to offer beach lovers.  The vast, clear blue seas are great for surfing or sailing and Devon is also home to many shipwrecks, so if you enjoy diving, you’ll find plenty of sites to explore under the Devon seas.

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