High quality self-catering cottages across Devon

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Great Value Short Breaks

Everyone deserves a holiday and if you are looking for a great value short break in Devon you will be sure to find one from our selection of hand-picked cottages to suit all budgets.

Devon has so much on offer and is the perfect place to spend a weekend or mid-week break. With its rugged North Devon coastline and more sheltered South Devon coast, two National Parks, Dartmoor and Exmoor, there is plenty of excuse to getaway for a short break. In fact, just a few days away here will leave you refreshed, relaxed and ready to tell family and friends what a fabulous time you have had.

With 450 miles of coastline to explore you really are spoilt for choice if you’re looking for a short break by the sea in Devon. Head to North Devon and discover the long wide sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Westward Ho! These are perfect for picnics and relaxing on or for water enthusiasts there are plenty of schools that will teach you how to surf, kite board, SUP (stand up paddleboard) or kayak.  The North Devon coasts also offers some dramatic coastal walks along the South West Coast Path. Head to Hartland Point, one of the UK’s wildest and remote headlands imaginable with stunning views out to sea.

South Devon has some of the best beaches in England with crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and stunning secluded coves.  For family friendly seaside resorts head to Teignmouth, Torquay or Paignton with their traditional piers, colourful beach huts and numerous attractions. If you are looking for a more peaceful beach to relax on, then you  will be spoilt for choice in South Devon. Award winning beach Blackpool Sands, just along the coast from Dartmouth is an ideal beach for a day out with its sheltered bay, onsite café and water sports hire. If you like to try your hand at surfing then further along the coast is Bantham,  the perfect spot for body boarding or surfing.

The Devon countryside also offers plenty of opportunity to explore the stunning landscape, either on foot or pedal. Exmoor National Park is a fantastic base for a short break, with plenty of cosy cottages hidden away in the rolling landscape. Go on a day hike by following in the footsteps of the romantic poet Samuel Coleridge on the Coleridge way. Stop off in one of the many historic country pubs which serve up hearty meals and local ales. On the North Devon Coast the dramatic Valley of the Rocks near Lynton is an ideal walk for blowing the cobwebs away. 

Cyclists are really spoilt for choice in Devon, with many off road routes meandering across the counties breath-taking countryside. The Tarka Trail stretches over 35 miles from Bideford to Barnstaple as it follows the journey of Tarka the Otter in the classic tail by author Henry Williamson.  For mountain bike enthusiasts Haldon Forest in South Devon is the place to head for, where there is a range of bike trails to suit every ability.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway for two or a short break for the whole family our cottages make the perfect base for exploring Devon whatever time of the year. So, all that’s left to do is start planning your perfect mini break today and make time for the holiday you deserve!

So, take you time and browse through our selection of self-catering holiday cottages below, and book your perfect Devon break!

How does it work?

Rather than paying 75% of the full weekly cost for a 2 day break, we are now giving you the same break for just 50% of the weekly rate*.

What are you waiting for?

Take a look at our great selection of properties below which all offer Great Value Special Breaks.*Great Value Special Break offers include - 50% of the full week price for 2 days, 60% for 3 days, 70% for 4 days, 80% for 5 days, 90% for 6 days.

The Studio @ Cobalt

Dartmouth - South Devon Coast

The Studio @ Cobalt is the perfect couples romantic getaway base, located in the scenic town of Dartmouth in South Devon, wonderfully situated less than a 2 minute walk to the middle of the town.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 0.2 miles to the nearest pub
£308 - £548 per week *

BC3051 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • 0.2 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 5 Stars
  • 2 miles from the coast
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original CottagesThis property can be found on Niche Retreats

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

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
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • Private parking
£415 - £875 per week *

KEEP2 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 2.4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • 7 miles from the coast
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

This delightful single storey annexe 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
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£305 - £632 per week *

CEDARS 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
  • 0.6 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Highchair available
  • Cot available
  • 1.5 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Beautifully designed and decorated open planning living area Workshop

Bampton - Exmoor

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
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • Hot tub available
£248 - £535 per week *

WORK View property

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

From us to you, your Holiday Extras

We have joined forces with national and regional partners to allow you to pre-book some really special add-ons for your stay. 

Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original CottagesThis property can be found on Niche Retreats

This high quality, single storey, rural retreat is in a most idyllic location with stunning views of Devon's wonderful countryside Crows Nest

Bampton - Exmoor

Detached stone built cottage with magnificent country views and a private hot tub in summerhouse adjacent

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • Hot tub available
  • Private parking
£335 - £720 per week *

CROWS View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Hot tub available
  • Private parking
  • 1.3 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 24 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer A calm and welcoming feel with a coastal theme throughout 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
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£285 - £475 per week *

FNEST View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

One of only 3 high quality cottages adjacent to the owner's own home, Stable offers an attractive and well designed base Stable At Hartland Holiday Barns

Hartland - North Devon Countryside

Offering rural tranquility in magnificent Devon countryside. One of 3 single storey barns ideal for couples and friends to get together. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and pet owners with additional facilities available.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£355 - £535 per week *

STABHH View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 2.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 2.5 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Patio at Sea Spray in Torquay Sea Spray

Torquay - South Devon Coast

A cosy bolthole for two with fantastic views across Torbay

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£525 - £950 per week *

H72055 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Private parking
  • 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • Sea views from the property
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer

Explore the heart of Devon...

Because not all the best Devon cottages face the sea!

Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original CottagesThis property can be found on Niche Retreats

The spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen looks out over a picturesque valley Threshing At Hartland Holiday Barns

Hartland - North Devon Countryside

A spacious single storey barn conversion with additional facilities for walkers, cyclists and those wishing to bring their pets. One of three barns ideal for couples and friends to get together.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£390 - £575 per week *

THREHH 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
  • 2.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 2.5 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

In a tranquil setting and surrounded by beautiful countryside close to the Cornwall border this is a great location for couples Shippen At Hartland Holiday Barns

Hartland - North Devon Countryside

Lovely single storey barn conversion furnished to a high standard and offering additional facilities for walkers, cyclists and dogs One of three barns ideal for couples and friends to get together.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
£370 - £550 per week *

SHIPHH 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
  • 2.5 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 2.5 miles from the coast
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

The perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of tea whilst planning the days adventures The Gearing

Bampton - Exmoor

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
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • Hot tub available
£248 - £535 per week *

GEAR View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Hot tub available
  • Private parking
  • 1.3 miles to the nearest pub
  • Towels provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 24 miles from the coast
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Crossways Court is where you will find Waves End in Woolacombe 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
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
  • 0.3 miles to the nearest pub
£369 - £891 per week *

WAVES View property

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

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