Combe Martin boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Devon, with a dramatic coastline and a location on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. This spacious holiday cottage is within walking distance of the beach, pubs, shops and cafes, and within easy reach of some of the area's favourite sights and attractions. It sleeps up to six people in three comfortable bedrooms, with an open-plan living space and a private patio and garden. Seaweed is ideal for families and friends who love walking, cycling, and spending time at the seaside.
Retreat to this romantic cottage in the heart of Devon, surrounded by gorgeous countryside with bike rides and walks from the front door. The Gamekeeper's Cottage is in Buckland, set in gardens that include an orchard and dozens of flower beds. Dartmoor National Park is about a half an hour's drive away, while the beaches of North Devon and North Cornwall are only slightly further. Tiverton, Okehampton, Bideford and Exeter are all within easy reach, and there is lots to see and do all year round. The cottage is a gorgeous bolthole with a king-sized bed, log burner and luxurious touches in every room.
Whatever your perfect family holiday looks like, Northleigh House is the ideal setting. The beautiful 19th-Century home has lots of original features with six spacious bedrooms that sleep up to twelve people in two cottages, as well as ample living space indoors and out. It's on the edge of Goodleigh village, within walking distance of the New Inn Pub, and only three miles from Barnstaple. The fantastic North Devon coastline, with beaches like Croyde, Westward Ho! and Saunton, are within easy reach, as are favourite attractions such as Exmoor Zoo and The Milky Way.
Imagine yourself relaxing in an outdoor hot tub with far-reaching views over fields to the Taw and Torridge Estuary, or curling up with a good book or a box set in front of the log burner. Barnstaple, Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe are all within easy reach, as is the Exmoor National Park and attractions like Marwood Gardens and Exmoor Zoo. The owners of Springfield Linney have transformed a former farm building into a stylish North Devon holiday cottage that sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms and offers a high standard of accommodation for couples, families and friends.
Fall in love with a seaside lifestyle at Coast View. This stunning house is within walking distance of award-winning Woolacombe Beach and the South West Coast Path, providing a very high standard of accommodation for up to ten people in five bedrooms. It has fantastic ocean views from most rooms, a sundeck with a hot tub, and a layout perfect for families and friends. Explore far and wide or park the car and forget about it for a week - there is plenty to see and do whatever you choose.
With good access to the Jurassic Coastline as well as beautiful countryside, Quakers Cottage is ideally located for exploring not only the best of Devon but also Dorset and Somerset. The cottage is a self-contained annexe in a 14th Century thatched farmhouse and has room for four people to sleep in two bedrooms. Membury is within walking distance while the excellent restaurants, cafes and shops of Axminster are only a few miles away. Devon is a fantastic year-round holiday destination for couples, families or friends.
With its thick stone walls, original beams and pretty garden, Woodpecker Cottage is an idyllic country retreat that is perfect for couples. Membury is within walking distance, with beautiful footpaths and bridleways passing nearby; while Axminster's shops, pubs and amenities (including the River Cottage Kitchen and Deli) are only a few miles away. The beaches of the Jurassic Coast are also just a 20-minute drive.
This sweet cottage in Membury is perfect for a holiday in Devon. It is in a peaceful location a few miles from Axminster and just half an hour from the coast. Spend happy days cycling through the countryside, walking along the Jurassic Coast and enjoying favourite attractions like Beer Quarry Caves, Forde Abbey and Dinosaurland. The cottage has two double rooms and a sofa bed to sleep up to six people and can be booked together with other cottages on the estate at Lea Hill to accommodate extended families or groups of up to 14 friends.
A delightful wisteria clad dog-friendly holiday cottage sitting in the picturesque coastal village of Branscombe, East Devon and just a short stroll from the lovely beach, popular Masons Arm Inn and coastal footpath with miles of stunning seascape to enjoy. Sandwiched between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis with Beer close by (walkable around the coast), you can enjoy an abundance of attractions for day trips out and lazy days on the beach. All the right ingredients for a family holiday by the sea.
Some properties say "beachfront" even when they are miles from the sand, but Sunnycliffe lives up to the description, being just across the road from Combesgate Beach, and only a short walk from Barricane Beach. As if that was not enough, Woolacombe Beach is around a 20-minute walk away, giving guests the best of the North Devon Heritage Coast to enjoy. Walk the South West Coast Path or cycle the Tarka Trail. There are museums, country houses and gardens to explore, and countless pubs, cafes and restaurants serving delicious food and drink. There is space for six guests to stay in three bedrooms, making Sunnycliffe a perfect self-catering base for families and friends.
Braunton Farmhouse is a fantastic holiday home surrounded by fields and close to the beaches of Devon. You can walk or cycle the two miles to Braunton's pubs, shops and cafes if you do not want to drive, and fantastic beaches like Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay and Woolacombe are nearby. This part of North Devon is protected as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and with favourite attractions such as the Tarka Trail, South West Coast Path, Exmoor Zoo, Watermouth Castle and the Combe Martin Dinosaur and Wildlife Park only a short drive away, there is no shortage of fun to be had! Surrounded by fields and with space for ten guests in five bedrooms, you can easily imagine the Famous Five having adventures somewhere just like this dog-friendly farmhouse.
Perfect for families and friends, Duror Cottage is one of a collection of six holiday retreats located at Lower Aylescott, on the edge of the North Devon village of West Down. With extensive grounds (including a fishing lake) for relaxing during the summer months, a log burner for cosy winter breaks, good pub within walking distance and an abundance of attractions within easy reach (including the coast and Exmoor), this is a great self-catering base for enjoying everything Devon has to offer.
Sitting alongside the fishing lake, Lake View Cottage is a popular choice for a family holiday and sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. Located at Lower Aylescott Farm on the edge of the North Devon village of West Down (with a very good pub serving food and a shop), the cottage is a great self-catering base for exploring the North Coast of Devon with its glorious beaches and the areas many attractions. Guests can enjoy plenty of space inside and out for relaxing, a log burner for winter breaks, on-site fishing and lovely walks with Exmoor National Park within easy reach.
Perfect for a family holiday and also couples, Smithy Cottage is one of six family-friendly holiday homes sitting amongst North Devon Countryside on the edge of West Down village and within easy driving distance of the coast and the areas many attractions. Spend your days walking in the surrounding countryside, relaxing on one of the gorgeous sandy beaches or getting out and about exploring. On-site fishing, plenty of space for children to play and a great pub serving food in the village.
Enjoying a countryside position and with plenty of space for children to play and adults relax, Lower Aylescott is home to six family-friendly holiday homes surrounded by North Devon countryside within easy driving distance of the coast. Enjoy on-site fishing, lovely countryside walks from the front door or jump in the car and head for the popular beaches at Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton. There is an excellent pub in the village as well as a shop for provisions.
Blare Cottage is one of six well presented holiday retreats nestling amongst North Devon countryside on the edge of West Down village with a good local pub, shop for forgotten conveniences and an abundance of attractions close by. The glorious beaches of Devon's stunning north coast are just a car ride away with Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton providing lovely days out by the sea. On-site facilities include fishing lakes and plenty of space for children to play.
An excellent choice for families, Braefoot Cottage is one of a collection of holiday homes sitting on the outskirts of the vibrant North Devon village of West Down. The village has a good local pub for meals out, village shop for provisions, and is within easy driving distance of the award winning North Devon coast beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton. Plenty of space on-site for children to play as well as fishing lakes.
Perfectly placed, this modern beautifully presented coastal retreat affords an idyllic position just a short walk from Croyde's golden Blue Flag beach and the village eateries and shops. This is a perfect location for water lovers with some of the country's finest surfing on the doorstep as well as kayaking, coasteering, miles of coastal walks, pony trekking and also excellent golf nearby.
With lots of extra special touches, The Garden Cottage is a wonderful bolt-hole for two available to rent for holidays from early spring through to November. A beautiful scenic countryside setting and convenient location make this an ideal retreat for exploring the many attractions of Devon (including the coast!), Somerset and even Cornwall.
Beautifully presented, this stylish barn conversion provides contemporary holiday accommodation and sits on the edge of the Exmoor National Park in the village of Goodleigh. Within easy reach of Barnstaple, Devon's stunning coastline and the areas many attractions.
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