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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.

Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Open Plan Sitting Room - View 5 Little Gull

Ilfracombe - North Devon Coast

This attractive 4th floor apartment (with lift) is centrally located with Ilfracombe's attractions all within walking distance.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
£290 - £675 per week *

LGULL View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 0.25 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Postman's Rest

Lynmouth - Exmoor

Spacious 2nd floor apartment close to all village amenities and with lovely sea views

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
£320 - £570 per week *

POSTM View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Countryside Views
  • 3 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.2 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

External view of Brendon Brendon

Woody Bay - Exmoor

First floor apartment in Ancient Manor House. Beautiful, historic building in tranquil and truly magnificent coastal setting, with shared outdoor swimming pool.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • Swimming pool available
£265 - £530 per week *

N1774 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Swimming pool available
  • Private parking
  • 5 miles to the nearest pub
  • 3 Stars
  • 0.25 miles from the coast
  • Washing machine
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

The Stables, Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe - North Devon Coast

A delightful detached barn conversion cottage in a quiet location. The town has a picturesque harbour, the famous tunnels beaches and a choice of shops, restaurants and pubs.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£290 - £680 per week *

STABIL View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer

Push the boat out and treat yourself to a bit of luxury...

If you want to indulge in a little luxury when booking your holiday cottage, we've got the place for you.

Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

MARTINCC - External - View 2 Gardeners Cottage

Martinhoe - Exmoor

An idyllic couples retreat amid the splendour of the Exmoor National Park. This single storey cottage is ideal for walkers and is just a 10 minute downhill walk to famous Exmoor Inn in the Heddon Valley

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£255 - £561 per week *

GARDE View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

New Property The Loft

Barnstaple - Exmoor

High quality accommodation in a peaceful location. Situated on the edge of Exmoor but with easy access to the market town of Barnstaple.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
  • 4 miles to the nearest pub
£270 - £570 per week *

LOFTST View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 15 miles from the coast
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

This immaculately presented pied-a-terre is just a five minute stroll from Instow's fabulous beach Clearwater

Instow - North Devon Coast

A modern stylish apartment, perfect for couples. Just a five minute stroll from the sandy estuary beach and watersports centre of Instow with a choice of pubs and restaurants.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£286 - £617 per week *

CLEAR View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.2 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 0.2 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Good quality bed linen and lovely furnishings make this a welcoming bedroom The Snug At Five Watersmeet

Lynmouth - Exmoor

In the heart of Lynmouth village, contemporary lower ground floor apartment for two people.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
£272 - £547 per week *

SNUG View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer

Relax and unwind in front of a roaring open fire...

Book one of our cottages with an open fire or woodburner and you won't want to leave

Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Rafferties Kitchen Rafferty's

Lynmouth - Exmoor

Spacious and convienient first floor apartment in the centre of this picturesque Exmoor coastal village.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • 0.2 miles from the coast
£226 - £507 per week *

N2073 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 0.2 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

SHIHOY - Sitting Room - View 1 Ship Ahoy!

Appledore - North Devon Coast

High quality, ground floor apartment with classic period design and modern contemporary style, close to the waterfront, situated in the heart of Appledore.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
£348 - £657 per week *

SHIHOY View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

External - View 1 Seaview Apartment

Lynmouth - Exmoor

Offering wonderful sea and coastal views this delightful apartment is an ideal base for exploring Exmoor.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
£326 - £547 per week *

SEAV2 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Stunning sea views can be enjoyed from the dining area Barricane Apartment

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Spacious apartment for two with wonderful sea and coastal views.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
  • 0.15 miles to the nearest pub
£356 - £801 per week *

BARRI View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.15 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer

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