Where to stay around South Hams District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,043 holiday lettings near South Hams District. From 1,405 Cottages to 1,405 Bungalows, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Hams District area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Hams District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Hams District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Babbacombe Beach: 2,017 holiday lettings
  • Blackpool Sands: 2,163 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 2,370 holiday lettings
  • Hope Cove Beach: 1,867 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Beach: 2,390 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Hams District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in South Hams District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,405 Cottages in South Hams District. Our other popular types of South Hams District holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 1,405 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 1,405 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 920 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Hams District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 419 holiday homes with pool available in South Hams District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Enjoy the winding Devonshire coast with holiday cottages in South Hams

    South Hams is a large area in Devon which is comprised of a number of small villages. Stretching around the coast line from the edges of Plymouth and Brixham up to the border of Dartmoor National Park, it comprises a total area of 342 square miles. With a history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times and a strong naval feel, the area is a huge draw for visitors eager to sample the sea air, the many attractions and the walking environment on offer. There is also a large culture scene throughout South Hams and many food and drink festivals take place here throughout the year.

    HomeAway has a vast number of holiday cottages in South Hams, which are spread throughout the whole area within easy access of amenities and attractions. Suitable for guest groups of all sizes from couples and small families to far larger groups of ten or more people, there is a wealth of choice on offer. Traditional cottages, seaside homes and rustic barns include inviting bedrooms and spacious open plan kitchens kitted out with dishwashers and laundry facilities. Many cottages have their own private gardens where the wonderful scenery of the Devonshire coast can be appreciated, and some of the more luxurious holiday homes even feature tennis courts and swimming pools. Children and pets are welcomed in certain cottages, whilst parking is available throughout.

    South Hams is the ideal destination for people seeking a walking or coastal holiday with a cultural feel, however England has a great deal more to offer visitors. From holiday homes in Bournemouth, the delightful beaches and towns which make up the Dorset coastline can be enjoyed. Meanwhile, for visitors looking for a city break, choosing an apartment in the centre of London provides the ultimate experience of the English capital.

    Things to do

    Family attractions: Holiday cottages in South Hams are the ideal base for a truly magical break with the family. Numerous attractions are within easy reach of the cottage base, including Becky Falls Woodland Park, Woodlands Theme Park, Pennywell Farm, Crealy Great Adventure Park and Splashdown Quay West, the UK’s largest outdoor water theme park.

    Water Sports: The many rivers and lakes which lie in close proximity to South Hams holiday apartments are the perfect location for water based activities, whilst the English Channel is also a ideal environment. Locally based are numerous activity centres which offer water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing trips. Meanwhile, fishing is also popular and items such as rods and bait can be sourced locally.

    Walking: The South Hams was made for those who love the great outdoors and within easy reach of holiday apartments in South Hams, there are numerous locations for walking for those of all abilities. The coast, the beach and headland, the many river and canal paths and of course Dartmoor mean that the perfect walk is within close proximity at all times.

    Food and Drink: Many of the villages within the South Hams are famed for their local cuisine and have their own delicacies. Fresh fish and locally reared animals are in plentiful supply, whilst the Sharpham Vineyard and Cheese Dairy at Totnes is open for visitors throughout the year.


    South Hams enjoys a pleasant dry and sunny climate which stays mild throughout the year. During the winter, temperatures might drop as low as 2⁰C but tend to remain between 4 and 8⁰C. Meanwhile June, July, August and September enjoy temperatures reaching upwards of 19⁰C. Rain can be expected throughout the year but during those summer months it is unlikely that any more than seven days of rain per month would be expected. During the winter, the days of rain can rise to 25 per month.


    The various holiday apartments in South Hams are very accessible by both public and private transport. By car, the easiest way to approach is to follow the M5 until the junction with the A38. From here, simply follow the A38 into Devon and South Hams. Meanwhile, there are regular buses through the area, and train stations at Ivybridge, Totnes and Torre from which there are regular connections to larger stations.