With the Tarka Trail accessible from the cottage, and some of Devon's top attractions within easy driving distance, Forge Holiday Cottage at Speccott Barton is a great self-catering choice for couples looking to enjoy the best of Devons countryside and coast. On-site facilities include the shared use of a swimming pool and tennis court.
You'll never want to leave this period waterfront boathouse, which dates from the 1700s and has a fantastic location beside Turnchapel Harbour. The gorgeous holiday cottage sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms with a layout that suits families or friends. There is lots of space indoors and outside, with huge decks and balconys making the most of the harbour views, and luxurious touches like underfloor heating and an open fireplace. There are lovely beaches within walking distance of the cottage, and a private pebble beach in front of the house just for you. Plymouth and Dartmoor National Park are both within easy reach with a wealth of sights and attractions, and there are lots of opportunities to sail, paddle-board, kayak, walk and cycle. We know you'll love Drift Cottage.
There's nowhere like the beautiful English Riviera for a seaside holiday. The Cottage at 45 Fore Street is in the picturesque village of Shaldon, within a few minutes stroll of the beach, cafes, pubs and shops. The owners have recently refurbished the holiday home with modern conveniences and beautiful touches that complement the spacious rooms of this period property. Accommodation is spread over three floors, sleeping six people in three bedrooms with two bathrooms. It's ideal not only for families and extended families but also for friends who want to socialise and have their own private floor to retreat to at the end of the day.
Wootton Lodge is a newly refurbished holiday home in the grounds of Wootton Manor, surrounded by 90 private acres of grounds with stunning walks and bike rides from the door. It sleeps eight people in four bedrooms and is ideal for families or friends planning a self-catering holiday in Devon. Nearby are beautiful beaches and favourite attractions, though you could easily spend your holiday sleeping late, lazing around the house and garden, walking through woodland and meadows, and enjoying having time together with the people you love.
Treat yourself and the kids to a proper Famous Five style holiday at Old Post Cottage. Tucked behind the village square on a quiet lane in Mortehoe, the cottage is within walking distance of pubs, cafes, Rockham Beach and the South West Coast Path, and only a mile from Woolacombe. Exmoor National Park is also within easy reach, as are Ilfracombe, Croyde and Barnstaple. There is space for four people to stay in two bedrooms, making it ideal for couples, families or friends who want a proper seaside holiday in a comfortable, character cottage.
Located in a desirable unspoilt area of Devon with exceptional views, this spacious holiday home provides a perfect self-catering base for relaxing amongst beautiful countryside or exploring Devon and its many delights. Cadeleigh village is a short walk away from Oakwood Farm with a good pub; Tiverton and Exeter are within easy reach and there are lovely walks and bike rides on the doorstep as well as fantastic free on-site fishing lake.
Grab your nearest and dearest and head for the Dorset coast with a holiday at Middlemist. This fantastic Grade II listed house comfortably sleeps eight people in four bedrooms, with a sofa bed providing space for a further two people if required. It is part of a gated estate so there is minimal traffic and noise, and with access to a private half-mile beach you can understand why it is so popular with large families and groups of friends. Middlemist is only a ten-minute drive from Lyme Regis and attractions like Dinosaurland Fossil Museum. Axminster is nearby, as are Quarry Caves in Beer, Crealy Park, the Donkey Sanctuary, Shute Baron Manor, and Jacob's Ladder beach.
A spacious luxurious large holiday home sitting on a private estate in the very heart of the beautiful rolling countryside of North Devon. Located near to Barnstaple and within easy driving distance of the coast, this is a superb retreat for large groups of friends and family who want to spend time together or celebrate a special occasion.
Families love this spacious holiday home in Croyde. It's hugely convenient and extremely comfortable, just five minutes from the village centre and less than a mile from the sand. There is space for eight people to sleep in four bedrooms (maximum of six adults) with children and well-behaved dogs welcome. It's a fantastic choice for your next self-catering holiday in Devon as it's so handy for the beach, bars, cafes, shops and attractions. Holiday bookings are available all year round, with short breaks (minimum of four nights) possible outside of peak season.
Two stylish spacious holiday lodges each sleeping up to four guests with their own private hot tub, nestling in a tranquil valley setting amongst beautiful Mid-Devon rolling countryside. A haven for wildlife, Morrells Valley Lodges provide the perfect setting for relaxing and an ideal base for exploring Devon with the Blackdown Hills, Exmoor, Dartmoor and both the north and south coasts within easy driving distance.
A choice of six self-catering cottages with excellent facilities that include an indoor pool and tennis court set amidst North Devon countryside within easy reach of the coast, Dartmoor and Exmoor. An excellent choice for couples, families and friends with plenty of attractions within easy reach. For cyclists and walkers, the Tarka Trail is on the doorstep.
Appledore is a friendly harbour village in North Devon with lots to offer visitors. This stone holiday cottage, which sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, families and friends, sits slightly above the village, a short walk from shops, pubs, cafes and the lively quay. The South West Coast Path passes along the waterfront, with nearby beaches including Bideford, Croyde and Westward Ho!. There is plenty to see and do at any time of the year, whether you want to spend your days surfing, browsing gardens and galleries, or visiting some of the many other attractions which make the North Devon coast such a fantastic holiday destination.
Whether you're planning a self-catering holiday to walk the coastal footpath, mountain bike on Dartmoor, swim in the sea or take part in one of the owner's triathlon training events, Mill Cottage is a comfortable holiday home for all seasons. It is next to the owner's house with its own driveway and entrance. The garden is a peaceful spot with bird feeders and seating, and there are beautiful rural views from inside and out. You're within walking distance of country pubs and can easily reach beaches like Ness Cove and Shaldon. The cottage sleeps two people in one bedroom with a well-behaved dog welcome.
Harp House is a fantastic holiday cottage in the heart of Shaldon. Beautifully refurbished to maintain its period character while comfortably accommodating six people in four bedrooms, it's an excellent choice for families or friends who want to be within walking distance of the beach, river, coastal footpath, pubs, cafes and shops. There is so much scope for fun whether you're on, in or next to the water. Maybe it's the water, or possibly it's the higher-than-average amounts of sunshine, but Shaldon is a top choice for a wonderfully relaxing holiday in any season.
This seafront holiday apartment is everything you could wish for. Set above the cliff in the National Trust village of Morthoe, 2 Gull Rock sleeps four people in two bedrooms with incredible views over Woolacombe Bay from the sun deck, living area and bedrooms. It's a wonderful holiday home for a self-catering stay in any season, whether escaping with your other half for a romantic and relaxing break or packing the kids into the car with buckets and spades for a summer beach break. Three beaches, a pub, a restaurant, and the South West Coast Path are all within a few minutes walk, and there's parking for one car.
With excellent on-site facilities that include an indoor pool and tennis court, Speccott Barton provides an excellent self-catering base for couples, friends and families to explore North Devon. The coast and also the National Parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor are within easy driving distance and guests have direct access from the cottages onto the Tarka Trail.
Once renowned as a hotspot for smugglers, Mortehoe is now better known as a welcoming cliff-top village with fantastic views. This open plan, semi-detached holiday home, Rockham View, is mere steps from the South West Coast Path. It easily sleeps six people in three bedrooms with an enclosed courtyard garden, parking for two cars, and views over fields and the Bristol Channel. You're within walking distance of the village shop, two pubs, and less than two miles from Woolacombe's sandy beach and other local amenities.
Accommodating two to ten guests, this large self-catering 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.
Within the thirty acre grounds of the owners racing stables, this stylish holiday cottage sits amongst the beautiful rolling Blackdown Hills close to Cullompton - an ideal base to explore Devon's glorious rolling countryside and attractions, and a truly unique experience for horse lovers where you can watch the racehorses being trained on the gallops.
Ocean View Penthouse is a superb beachfront property in Woolacombe. Sleeping four people in two bedrooms with two bathrooms, it has fantastic views up and down the coast of North Devon and a layout that is ideal for couples, families or friends. You are steps from the beach and a short walk from cafes, bars and shops. Walk along the South West Coast Path to Barricane Bay, Grunta Bay or Mortehoe, or spend your days surfing and sunning yourself beside the water. There is a wide choice of attractions to suit all ages, from theme parks to gardens, to make this an excellent year-round holiday destination.
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