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A holiday rental home in Drewsteignton is a quiet and relaxing choice for your next getaway.

What if you want a beach holiday, but do not want the crowds one might find in a beach town? Then consider a holiday rental home in Drewsteignton. A short drive from sandy beaches, and a stone’s throw from fine fishing in the river, this is a great choice for a quiet holiday that is close to all the activities and attractions you could want.

Things to do on holiday to Drewsteignton

There is much to do whilst on holiday to Drewsteignton. Dartmoor National Park is a nearby attraction that provides fabulous opportunities for hiking, viewing historical ruins and seeing wild ponies frolic and play.

Many choose to spend a relaxing day fishing in the River Teign. There are beautiful beaches in Devon, about a 45 minute drive from Drewsteignton.   Consider making one day of your holiday a beach day. Head to Devon, spend the day at the beach and have lunch at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Devon. Those who visit in the winter can head to Exeter, just 20 km away, for some winter sports at Clifton Hill Ski Slope. There is also fine golfing nearby, such as what can be found at Manor House Golf Course, just 6 km from Drewsteignton.

Places to visit on holiday to Drewsteignton

There are many attractions in and around Drewsteignton that can help to keep you entertained during your holiday. The Castle Drogo is said to be the “last castle” built in England. It was constructed in the earliest part of the 20th century for wealthy businessman Julius Drewe. It is built entirely of granite and has beautiful gardens and views. The whole family will enjoy a visit to Canonteign Falls. This 67 metre high fall is the tallest in the country. There is a well-appointed children’s play area that includes a zip line, trampolines and more. Those fond of history will enjoy a visit to the Mayflower Visitor Centre in Devon, 45 km from Drewsteignton. There is history of Plymouth as well as an entire floor devoted to the story of the pilgrims who sailed from this town. The Museum of Dartmoor Life, 15 km from Drewsteignton, provides visitors with a view of what life for residents of the area throughout the years.

Whatever your interests, there is something to suit your taste.

Weather in Drewsteignton

 The weather in Drewsteignton is quite mild. It is neither very hot in the summer nor terribly cold in the winter. Whilst on rare days the temperature may dip below freezing, the average lows in the winter are about 3 degrees.

In the summer, the weather is warm with average high temperatures of 18 to 20 degrees. There is some rainfall every month. The most rain occurs from October to January when 10 to 12 cm falls each month. The other months average about 5 to 7 cm each.

Travel to Drewsteignton

Getting to Drewsteignton is best done by train or plane. Both options will put travellers in Exeter which is just about 25 km from Drewsteignton. Those travelling by plane should choose Exeter Airport (EXT). Those travelling by rail would choose Exeter St. Davids as their final stop.There is also a ferry to Plymouth which is about 68 km from Drewsteignton.

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                                                                                                      Marvellous cottage and grounds, great location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This peaceful cottage had all that we needed for a very comfortable 6 night stay. Alex and Anne are the perfect hosts. The large grounds offered our 2 children the opportunity to explore and run off their excessive energy, whilst we enjoyed a relaxing drink in the pleasant surroundings. Only a couple of minutes walk to the village shop for any essentials. Ten minutes walk to the Malt Scoop for a splendid mix of excellent food, local beers and friendly conversation. Lapford is located equal distance from the north and south Devon coasts which is ideal for chasing the sun and getting out and about. This was our second visit to the cottage. We all absolutely love the time we have spent here and will definitely be looking for an opportunity to visit again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful little cottage, very private, with a stunning view

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                                                                                                      We loved our stay in the cottage - everything was beautifully done inside, there was a real feeling of privacy and the views from the back were stunning. The fresh eggs, milk and victoria sponge on arrival were a nice touch! Would definitely recommend to others.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017