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Make a self-catering holiday rental or cottage in East Prawle, Devon your home away from home

East Prawle is a coastal holiday spot in the South Hams district of Devon. South Devon is an area of outstanding natural beauty shaped by a contrasting landscape. This draws millions of holidaymakers each year to enjoy the wonderful beaches, birds, wildlife, towns and thatched villages. East Prawle is also a good base for those who want to explore Dartmoor.

Places to holiday in East Prawle, Devon

East Prawle is a small village in Kingsbridge, Devon built around a central green. It has two very good public houses and the Piglet Stores, which is a small shop and tearoom, the Grunter's Café that sells delicious home made cakes and bread. There is a variety of farm holidays and self-catering accommodation available in farm barn annexes and cottages. Many of the names of the holiday cottages depict the nature of this beautiful farming village by the sea, such as Foss, Sea Rocket Barn, Threshing and Windfall.

If you are used to buying your milk from the supermarket, a milkman may not be a common sight to you, but when you holiday in a cottage in East Prawle you can arrange for Maynes Dairies to deliver to the doorstep of your holiday accommodation on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

If the reason for choosing a self catering cottage is so that you can cook for yourself and sample the famous local produce, then you will not be disappointed, as the local butcher, Hannaford's will also deliver fresh meat on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Fresh organic vegetables can be bought from the Riverford Farm shop near Totnes and they also operate a box delivery service.

All cottages in East Prawle are close to one of the areas beaches. Moorsands is the most secluded, Macely has the finest sand, Mattiscom interesting rocks, Lannacombe excellent surfing and rock climbing and Horseley has the most interesting flora and fauna. Gara is a pleasant beach to take a walk or have a cream tea and drink at the Gara Rock hotel and Mill Bay is the safest for toddlers and small children.

Things to do whilst on holiday in East Prawle

When you feel like a change from swimming, lazing on the beach or fishing for your supper, there is sailing at Salcombe, the Dart Valley Railway, as well as the Star Point lighthouse, castles and country houses to be explored.

The Pigs Nose Inn is winner of Devon Life's, "Best Country Pub in Devon 2009". It overlooks the village green and the sea and is the most southerly pub in Devon. As it dates back over five centuries with a history as a smugglers inn, traditions are upheld by serving real ale straight from the barrel together with a scrumptious menu. Live music events are held in the adjoining hall.

For the days not suited to the beach, the weathers on the cool side or when you just want to stay in, you will find that many country or self catering fishermen's cottages have log burners and comfortable sofa's. Alternatively you can put on some warm clothing and drive to Dartmoor, which is a great walking area.

Nearby Sorley Tunnels, a two hundred acre working and adventure farm has horse riding, craft workshops, an old rail track with a half-mile long tunnel, an adventure play area and scenic walks.

Weather in East Prawle

The climate in East Prawle is very mild and its peninsula has a unique microclimate and is often steeped in sunshine when it's raining more inland. Spring comes early in this part of Devon, summer lingers, autumn is usually warm and sunny and winters are short and mild.

Travel to East Prawle

Exeter (EXE) and Plymouth Airport (PLH) are within travelling distance of East Prawle and Stagecoach buses operate from Exeter to Kingsbridge and Coleridge's bus service no 2 to East Prawle.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellent location, immaculately presented

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely cottage with everything needed for a holiday. Really good location and parking. Would stay again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Super holiday home in an ideal spot.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a great winter break at the Cottage for half term. The owners have made it very cosy with a log fire, beautiful kitchen area comfy furnishings. Great pub along the way and a few minutes walk to the creek and the Ferry Boat Inn at Dittisham. Easy drive into Torbay or Dartmouth. We shall go again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Outstanding!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful location, stunning accomodation, attentive hosts. Thank you
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017