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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.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
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    • 5 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    House #8079533
    6
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Barn #8170875
      12
      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #6816172
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 7
          Cottage #1864590
            • 6 BR
            • 4 BA
            • Sleeps 16
            Cottage #6816942
              • 5 BR
              • 5 BA
              • Sleeps 14
              Cottage #6816938
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (45 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Barn #1633178
                45
                Viewed 87 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (34 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #1070032
                  34
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (18 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Mobile Home #6714319
                    18
                    Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (19 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Mobile Home #1900482
                      19
                      Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                        Very Good! 4/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Bungalow #1841596
                        10
                        Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (25 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Barn #6511932
                          25
                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (30 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Apartment #8173914
                            30
                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (18 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Multiple rentals Cottage #1914084
                              18
                              Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (23 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 5
                                Cottage #8133093
                                23
                                Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #1652378
                                  20
                                  Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 4 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8103766
                                    7
                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                      (20 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #8082877
                                      20
                                      Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                        (7 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Cottage #1983472
                                        7
                                        Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #8250505
                                          2
                                          Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (30 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #1944803
                                            30
                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (29 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #6897
                                              29
                                              Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #6063187
                                                10
                                                Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Bungalow #1796023
                                                  11
                                                  Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #8155426
                                                    13
                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (38 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                      Apartment #8066582
                                                      38
                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Cottage #6113406
                                                        11
                                                        Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Bungalow #8152651
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #6873101
                                                            7
                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (30 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #820088
                                                              30
                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cabin #1952869
                                                                17
                                                                Viewed 109 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (23 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #8165048
                                                                  23
                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    Cottage #8067740
                                                                    17
                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      Apartment #8075876
                                                                      5
                                                                      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        House #6724958
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Cottage #6975004
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (48 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            House #1568411
                                                                            48
                                                                            Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Good! 3.8/5
                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                              Cottage #8081756
                                                                              9
                                                                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Apartment #8131471
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #1886662
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8103766
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cabin #8113273
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Cottage #6775423
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                                                          House #1993483
                                                                                          2
                                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (20 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            House #1346119
                                                                                            20
                                                                                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (12 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #8092475
                                                                                              12
                                                                                              Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (8 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Chalet #8166993
                                                                                                8
                                                                                                Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                  House #6801963
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (20 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #1052442
                                                                                                    20
                                                                                                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                     

                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Just perfect for our group.

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We were six adults and five children and two dogs and we stayed at Sharpers House for a weekend. The house is very spacious and has a lived in quality which meant we were not constantly worrying about what the children were doing. The views and the walks were great. Must stay longer next time!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                    excellent

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We all enjoyed the short stay wish it was longer and will be back, thanks to chris and louise who coudnt have been more helpful, lovely welcome and cream tea BRILLIANT
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2017