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We enjoyed the complimentary cake and tea and having a pint of milk waiting for us was appreciated. The garden was the perfect place to sit and our bedrooms were lovely, we will return. So pleased we have found a lovely local agency for our holidays in Appledore.

Mrs M, June 2015 - Appletree Cottage, Appledore

Marsdens was very helpful with our late booking, details were e-mailed very quickly to allow us to plan our journey. We have stayed in numerous cottages but none have compared to Cedars Lodge, everything you could need was provided, the Sky TV was a nice surprise. This cottage is highly recommended.

Mr L, August 2015 - Cedars Lodge, Northam

The property and service were excellent! After using Marsdens since 1999 we would always come back. After staying at properties in Berrynarbor, Lee Bay, Woolacombe and Mortehoe we have found The Anchorage at Putsborough to be the best so far.

Mr P, Sept 2015 - The Anchorage, Putsborough

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    Welcome to Marsdens Devon Cottages! We have an extensive portfolio of over 350 VisitEngland graded holiday cottages for you to choose from ranging from quaint old fishing cottages for two, to larger properties ideal for families and large groups. We take great pride in the quality of our accommodation and are confident we can provide you with the perfect home from home.

    We have been providing holiday cottages in North Devon for over 40 years, and during that time we have built up a local, friendly, and knowledgeable team who are on-hand to help you with any queries.

    Did you know? We also have a great selection of Cornish cottages for you to choose from. View our Cornish portfolio here.

    All of our cottages can be booked either online or by telephone. To get started, please use the 'Find a Cottage' box near the top-left. Alternatively, should you wish to speak to somebody, our local team are on-hand and would love to take your call. Full of local knowledge, our expert team members will be able to help you select your ideal holiday cottage or make a booking for you.

    Whereabouts in Devon are your cottages?

    Our extensive portfolio covers all corners of North Devon, with a large number along the North Devon coastline including sought after locations such as Croyde, Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. Croyde is a laid back village which comes alive during the summer months and is a haven for beach lovers and surfers. Woolacombe is the perfect destination for families, while Ilfracombe is home to tourist attractions such as ‘Verity.’

    We also have cottages in many other popular locations including Braunton, Lynton, Lynmouth, Mortehoe and Appledore.

    Do you have any cottages that are pet-friendly?

    Yes! One of the great advantages of self-catering is the option to bring your pets. We recognise this and are delighted to say that over half of our cottages are pet-friendly, allowing you to bring your four-legged friend. The South West has a host of attractions, pubs, walks, and beaches that are all pet-friendly. In fact, here at Marsdens Devon Cottages we love pets so much we have created a map full of pet-friendly cottages and great places to bring your pet. View our pet-friendly map for all the information you'll need.

    Can you offer accommodation for larger groups?

    We have a range of properties designed to accommodate larger groups of eight or more people, whether that is large group of friends, or a couple of families wanting to get away for a week. In addition to our large properties, we also have cottages and apartments within a close proximity of each other and, if you call us, we can advise on their suitability and availability.

    What is there to do in North Devon?

    There is so much to do in North Devon, whether you are a couple, family or group of friends. Of course, the main draw of North Devon is the spectacular coastline. Starting from Lynton and Lynmouth, known as Little Switzerland, you can work your way along the coastline taking in Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Croyde, Braunton, Saunton and Instow. You can experience this journey in the car, or on foot along the South West Coast Path. The path runs all the way along the coastline and provides the opportunity to explore the beauty of North Devon on your own two feet.

    All of these coastal locations will provide something a little different. If you are a keen surfer then Croyde with its large surfing community and fabulous surf is the place for you. If you are hoping to grab that typical British seaside feel then Woolacombe is the ideal choice.

    If you have kids to entertain and you are looking for attractions, then North Devon can also provide a host of those. We have compiled a list of family attractions for you to explore.

    Or simply relax whilst you are here and enjoy the maritime climate.

    Why choose Marsdens Devon Cottages?

    You should choose to book with us because we can offer you an unrivalled holiday experience. From the standard of our personally inspected and VisitEngland graded properties to expert customer service. We take great pride in the service we provide our customers. With a local team based in Braunton, we can guarantee expert local knowledge to help make your holiday a memorable one.