High quality self-catering cottages in Devon & Exmoor

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Cottages for Couples

With golden sandy beaches, the gorgeous South West Coast Path, picture-postcard villages and cosy pubs for a romantic meal, North Devon is the ideal destination for a get-away for two.

We have over 190 cottages that are tailor-made for couples escaping to this special corner of Britain – ranging from affordable two-star properties to super-luxury five-star homes. All have been graded by Visit England, with several receiving the coveted Gold Award for excellence, so you can look forward to your all-important break knowing we’ve got everything covered.

What’s the most romantic spot in North Devon?

We think there’s a good reason why a stroll along a sandy beach is so romantic. The sand between your toes, fresh air in your lungs, the horizon far in the distance and surf lapping at your feet. What could be better?

Well North Devon is blessed with some of the loveliest – and longest – stretches of beach in the country. There’s Saunton Sands, three miles of glorious sand just waiting for your footprints, or lovely Woolacombe, consistently rated as one of the country’s top ten beaches.

But if the big beach experience doesn’t do it for you, how about Bucks Mill in Clovelly, a pretty and quiet spot which is situated in a rocky cove at the end of the fishing village? Combesgate is another lovely tucked-away beach. Found at the far-right end of Woolacombe, it’s the go-to spot for rock pooling and escaping the crowds.

If all this sounds a bit strenuous, why not treat yourself to a little couple pampering? Book a relaxing session at The Haven Spa (open to non-residents at The Woolacombe Bay Hotel) and feel the stresses and strains of life melt away with a massage. You can also enjoy revitalising facials and nourishing wraps. The only problem you may experience is leaving at the end!

If you fancy a special meal after your massage, there’s a rather remarkable hotel – one that harks back to a grander, more romantic age – just down the coast. The Saunton Sands Hotel is a magnificent art deco building that looks out on wonderful Croyde Bay. Dine in the main restaurant beneath original 1930s chandeliers and you’ll feel like you’re in a scene from an Agatha Christie novel. The restaurant has AA Rosette status, gained for serving delicious dishes like Cornish mackerel with applewood smoked mussels.

For a pub with an equally impressive menu, head to the Masons Arms in Knowstone, just south of Exmoor. At first glance, this appears to be a rather lovely 13th century thatched boozer with an original bar complete with beams and locals perched on stools. But step into the restaurant and there’s a surprise in store. Here the eye is drawn to the ceiling, where there’s an extraordinary Italianate mural complete with Venetian canals. The food, you’ll be delighted to know, is just as magnificent. Cooked by Mark Dodson, formerly the head chef at Michel Roux’s Waterside Inn at Bray, the menu is inspired by French and British classics, with dishes like full-flavoured, slow-cooked pork belly on a tart layer of red cabbage. Well worth the trip if you’re splashing out for a special occasion.

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A tranquil retreat in the heart of Exmoor, ideal for a romantic holiday for two. Keepers Cottage

Oare Nr. Lynmouth - Exmoor

A romantic country retreat in the heart of Lorna Doone country in Devon. Set within Exmoor National Park and relatively close to the coast this is a exceptional holiday cottage for a getaway!

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£400 - £840 per week *

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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot available
  • 7 miles from the coast
  • 2.4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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The Apartment

Woolacombe - North Devon Coast

A modern apartment with fabulous sea views in a quiet location a few minutes walk from the beach and village centre.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 0.4 miles from the coast
£319 - £734 per week *

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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.4 miles from the coast
  • 0.4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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The Roost

Lee - North Devon Coast

A peaceful romantic getaway location complete with outdoor hot tub and covered verandah.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 0.8 miles from the coast
£450 - £699 per week *

ROOST View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.8 miles from the coast
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Hot tub available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
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The Gearing

Bampton - East Devon & The Jurassic Coast

Grab a taste of the country in this stunning barn conversion, which also enjoys quick access into the heart of Exmoor National Park. Offering stunning countryside views and shared use of outdoor hot tub.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£241 - £520 per week *

GEAR View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 24 miles from the coast
  • 1.3 miles to the nearest pub
  • Hot tub available
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

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Combesway Court is where you will find Waves End. Waves End

Woolacombe - North Devon Coast

A wonderful property for couples in a lovely location with fabulous sea views. A good choice of shops, pubs and restaurants and Woolacombes three mile stretch of golden sands just a short stroll away.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • Travel cot available
£358 - £865 per week *

WAVES View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • 0.3 miles to the nearest pub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Otter Lodge

Exebridge - Exmoor

An idyllic romantic retreat in wonderful lakeside setting. With sauna. free coarse fishing and local character inn this is an ideal property for that much needed break.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£420 - £797 per week *

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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 18 miles from the coast
  • 0.2 miles to the nearest pub
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
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The apartment is a perfect couples retreat. Flat 30 Clifton Court

Putsborough - North Devon Coast

With fantastic sea views stretching along the beach and beyond, this well equipped apartment is ideal for couples.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Friday changeover
  • Travel cot available
£380 - £879 per week *

FL30 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • 1.7 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Swimming pool available
  • Washing machine
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Workshop

Bampton - East Devon & The Jurassic Coast

Perfect for couples, this pretty Devon barn conversion has stunning countryside views and shares an outdoor jacuzzi spa pool. Ideal for exploring Devon and Somerset and the splendour of the Exmoor National Park.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£241 - £520 per week *

WORK View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 24 miles from the coast
  • 1.3 miles to the nearest pub
  • Hot tub available
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

Staying in North Devon?

No trip is complete without a visit to this award winning family day out...

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Cedars Lodge is an ideal quiet retreat on the edge of Northam village. Cedars Lodge

Northam - North Devon Coast

Delightful single storey Annexe with wonderful countryside views.Within walking distance of the centre Northam village and just a few minutes drive to the wide expanse of surfing sands at Westward Ho!

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£283 - £639 per week *

CEDARS View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Cot available
  • 1.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.6 miles to the nearest pub
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Farthings Nest

Ilfracombe - North Devon Coast

Annexe offering a great base for exploring North Devon. Calm and welcoming with a coastal theme throughout

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£278 - £540 per week *

FNEST View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

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