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Devon holiday cottages

Devon holiday cottages

Why go on holiday to Devon?

Well, Devon is a longstanding favourite holiday destination for Brits! So much so that the county attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors all year round, and it’s easy to see why. 

Devon is the only county in England to have two separate coastlines. In the north, you can experience the white-knuckle thrills of coasteering on the wilder, rugged shores or on the south coast you can relax and build sandcastles with the family at touristy seaside resort towns like Torquay.

Alternatively, you can soak up the maritime history in the city of Plymouth or browse the many independent shops and boutiques in the ancient city of Exeter.

Things to see on holiday in Devon

Devon boasts two separate coastlines, five areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO Geopark, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and two National Parks: Dartmoor and Exmoor.

Devon is a diverse county, with many different areas to explore. You can break Devon up into three parts: the north, middle and south. In north Devon, you’ll find a distinct contrast of long sandy beaches alongside rugged cliffs and rolling farmland edges into moorland.

Mid Devon is where we’d recommend for explorers. Tucked between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks are rolling hills, woodlands, rivers and valleys full of wildlife, waiting to be explored.

South Devon offers countryside, coastline and the seaside resort of Torquay. The area is packed with water sports, walking routes and is full of bars and restaurants.

Things to do on holiday in Devon

If you’re after adrenaline-filled activities in Devon, there are some perfect locations for climbing, surfing, white water rafting and horse riding to name a few activities.

If you’d prefer to explore the county’s beauty, look at the sites and learn the history, there is a fascinating range of gardens, beaches and heritage attractions to visit, including the last castle built in England. Beautiful natural attractions include England’s highest waterfall and the underground home of the oldest known human settlement in Britain. Be sure to take your camera!

Award-winning attractions and popular stop-off points in Devon include RHS Garden Rosemoor; Pennywell Farm; The Milky Way Adventure Park; National Marine Aquarium; River Dart Country Park and the Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

Don’t forget to try the famous Devonshire cream tea while you’re down there!

The best holiday cottages in Devon

We want to make sure that you book the cottage that is best for you, so that your holiday in Devon is the best that it can be. We give you so much variety and choice that it’s easy to find exactly what it is you’re looking for. Take a closer look at our stunning collection of self-catering cottages and holiday apartments in Devon below.

Booking a holiday cottage in Devon

A selection of the holiday lets that are available in Devon are displayed below. To find the best one for you, use our filter options to the left, to narrow down what’s available until you find your favourite.

At any point, please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about booking a holiday cottage in Devon – we’re happy to help with questions about the cottages and to give you advice before you go ahead and book.

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