Just a stone's throw from Exmoor National Park and long sandy beaches, Courtyard Cottage is set in gorgeous North Devon countryside on the outskirts of the market town of Barnstaple. Perfect for walking, cycling or surfing holidays, or simply enjoying some time out in a beautiful setting, this tastefully decorated holiday cottage is an ideal self-catering getaway for couples or small families. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms with a wood burning stove and underfloor heating it is cosy all year round.
Enjoy amazing views from the private deck of this superb one-bedroom holiday apartment in Lynton. Coachman's Quarters is part of the character Lynton Cottage Seaview Apartments, a short walk from shops, tea rooms, pubs and attractions. It's ideal for couples who want to make the most of the coastal location within the Exmoor National Park, providing comfortable accommodation over three floors with a well-behaved dog also being welcome. This area is perfect for walking, with the South West Coast Path, Coleridge Way, Tarka Trail, and Two Moors Way all meeting on Lynmouth's promenade. Coachman's Quarters is available for bookings all year round.
Surrounded by gorgeous countryside, fantastic walking and cycling routes and just a short drive to beaches such as Croyde, Woolacombe, Saunton and Westward Ho!, a holiday at the Tallet really does have something for everyone. Located a ten minute drive from Barnstaple, this house sleeps ten guests in five bedrooms and has a hot tub, patio for alfresco dining and wood burning stove for cosy nights in. Enjoy days on the beach, exploring Exmoor National Park or simply sit back and relax in beautiful surroundings.
Escape to the romance of The Shepherd's Shed, a charming glamping shepherd's hut within walking distance of The Castle Inn and village shop in Landkey, and close to Barnstaple, North Devon beaches and Exmoor National Park. Guests can sleep happily in the cute hut with a double bed and cosy log burner, surrounding themselves with stunning views and a garden that includes an outdoor hot tub and covered barbecue area. The Shepherd's Shed is ideal for a holiday in any season, being warm and welcoming to couples and solo travellers, including those with a dog.
Hen House is a spacious holiday home in a quiet location close to Exmoor National Park and only 10 minutes from Bideford. The dog-friendly, ground-floor property sleeps two people in one bedroom and has superb views from every room except the bathroom. It boasts a big sun deck with sun loungers and an outdoor hot tub, while indoors is kept cosy in winter with a log burner. North Devon beaches like Westward Ho! and Croyde are only half an hour away, and Ilfracombe, Appledore, and Lundy Island are also within easy reach.
This beautifully presented holiday cottage is in a quiet location next to Exmoor National Park and close to the North Devon coast and beaches like Croyde, Woolacombe, and Broadsands. The Shippon at Park View is in Kentisbury and sleeps four people in two bedrooms with features that include underfloor heating and an outdoor hot tub. It's perfect for couples or families in all seasons as there is a wide choice of sights and attractions within easy reach. Walking, cycling, surfing, and horseriding are all easily accessible.
The owners of Exmoor Farmhouse know how to make a family holiday in Somerset one to remember. The whitewashed farmhouse sits in peaceful countryside and enjoys outstanding views of Exmoor, yet is only a short walk from Withypool village and the Royal Oak pub. The house easily accommodates up to 14 guests in seven beautifully decorated bedrooms, while extensive gardens and four open fires plus underfloor heating make this a holiday cottage for all seasons.
A spacious property in Somerset with sea views and plenty of space to accommodate up to eight people in four bedrooms. The flexible layout makes this holiday home a favourite with extended or multi-generational families as it enables everyone to spend time together without sacrificing their personal space. Porlock and the popular Ship Inn pub are within walking distance, and there are wonderful footpaths and cycling trails from the door. Lynton, Lynmouth and Dunster are all nearby, as are wonderful beaches and the vast expanse of the Exmoor National Park. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
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.
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.
Dating back to 1844, this cosy holiday cottage sits in an enviable position in the medieval Somerset village of Dunster with great restaurants, independent shops, ancient castle and easy access to Minehead for traditional seaside fun and beaches.
Perfectly placed in the picturesque Somerset village of Porlock, Bracken is a one bedroom ground floor holiday apartment which provides the ideal place for individuals and couples to enjoy a relaxing break and discover the many attractions of Somerset, Devon and Exmoor National Park including the South West Coastal Path and Coleridge Way. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A perfect holiday retreat in the heart of Exmoor's picturesque National Park with breathtaking sea views, where two to eight guests can enjoy a relaxing holiday in the picturesque coastal village of Porlock in West Somerset. A haven for wildlife, the local area offers fantastic opportunities for walkers as well as restaurants for a meal out and plenty of attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Old Malt House exudes period charm. Tucked away in the quiet village of Exton, the self-catering holiday home has direct access to footpaths and bridleways, offering secure bike storage and dog-friendly accommodation for four people in two bedrooms. It's perfect for couples or families who want to explore Exmoor National Park fully. The Somerset coast, Dunster Castle and Minehead are within easy reach, you're only a few miles from Dulverton and Tiverton, and there's an excellent pub half a mile away - just long enough to work up a thirst for a pint of locally brewed Somerset cider.
Enjoy historic Dunster and the beauty of Exmoor from the comfort of Grist Mill. The self-catering holiday cottage is on the edge of the village, a short walk from the famous castle, cafes, pubs and shops. There is plenty of space for six people to sleep in three double bedrooms, with the potential for one or two more guests to sleep on a sofa bed in the loft room. You're only a few miles from Minehead, and there are stunning routes to walk, run, cycle and mountain bike virtually from the door. It's an ideal choice for families or friends in all seasons.
Offering a lovely blend of cosiness and old-world charm, The Old Inn is perfectly placed in the very heart of Exmoor's National Park close to Wheddon Cross and Snowdrop Valley. Guests can enjoy wonderful walks from the doorstep of the holiday cottage and plenty of attractions within easy reach including the beaches of Devon and Somerset.
Hideaway in this charming holiday rental at the bottom of a garden that is only 400 yards from the centre of Wiveliscombe village market, shops and pub. Garden Cottage is the ideal place where couples and individuals can sleep peacefully, waking to the sound of birdsong and the knowledge that they have a happy day ahead. You're close to the Brendon Hills, midway between the Quantocks and Exmoor National Park and north of the Blackdown Hills. Taunton is nearby, as are coastal communities like Watchet. The kitchenette is perfect for simple self-catering. Bookings are available in all seasons.
Rural without being remote, Blagdon Cottage is in the highest village in Exmoor. Located on a quiet residential road in Wheddon Cross, this holiday home is within walking distance (3/4 mile) to the village shop and pub, with direct access to stunning footpaths, including the beautiful Coleridge Way. It's child and pet-friendly, with space for eight people to sleep in four bedrooms. The layout works perfectly for one or two families arranging a self-catering holiday in Exmoor with great views and a location convenient for beaches and other attractions.
Enjoy the serenity of the Exmoor coast and countryside from the comfort of this charming period cottage. Yellow Gate Cottage is in the picturesque village of Porlock, a mile from the South West Coast Path and within easy reach of beaches. You have a great choice of footpaths and cycling trails from the door, from challenging climbs like the one to the top of Dunkery Beacon to relaxing paths that follow the river's flow. There are shops, cafes and a village pub within walking distance, with more nearby in Minehead. This self-catering holiday home sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families.
Dairy Cottage provides the perfect place to escape to the Exmoor National Park. Sitting in a tranquil position and one of just a few holiday homes which were formerly farm buildings, this charming self-catering cottage nestles amongst pasture land where you will see an abundance of wildlife including hares, red deer and the famous Exmoor ponies grazing freely. With easy access out onto Exmoor's dramatic moorland just by walking up the hill, and the vibrant riverside town of Dulverton just two miles away, Dairy Cottage is a great base for exploring this beautiful part of Devon with Tarr Steps, Dunkery Beacon, Dunster with its medieval castle and Wimbleball Lake all close by.
A National Park since 1954, this upland area is home to some of the best wildlife to be seen in the British Isles. With moorland, woodland, a vast coastline with some of the highest cliffs in England and flowing rivers, the wildlife in this area is plentiful and diverse. With an 'Environmentally Sensitive Area' and 'Sites of Special Scientific Interest', flora and fauna enthusiasts will be in their element.
A place for both peaceful recreation and invigorating activities, Exmoor boasts a truly beautiful backdrop for relaxing walks, hikes and horse rides, as well as golf courses and exhilarating mountain bike routes such as the Tarka Trail between Braunton and Meeth. When you've had enough exercise, there are many pretty villages dotted all over the area to stop at and explore with plenty of good old fashioned traditional inns to enjoy a pint!
The sporting activities don't end on dry land. The long stretch of beautiful coastline makes Exmoor a great location for water sports such as sailing, kayaking and windsurfing. For those who want to take it at a slower pace, there are a variety of scenic freshwater and saltwater fishing spots.
For the history-seekers, Exmoor is home to a number of fascinating buildings that are well worth a visit, such as the peaceful Cleeve Abbey near Washford, or the intriguing gothic mansion at Knightshayes Court in Tiverton. The national park also has plenty of attractions to keep the younger ones happy on holiday, along with your four legged friends with miles of wonderful walks and plenty of great dog-friendly days out.
A great location to truly get away from it all and relax in beautiful surroundings.