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Make an Exeter holiday accommodation or a house to rent in East Devon your home away from home

The cosy, secluded cottages, beautiful beaches and mouth-watering cream teas of East Devon bring discerning visitors flocking to houses to rent in East Devon and Exeter holiday accommodation from every corner of the UK and abroad. Still largely unknown to the majority of travellers, those that have discovered a perfectly quaint East Devon holiday cottage tend to return year after year to truly relax in the most beautiful of region of the Westcountry.

Things to do in Exeter and East Devon

The beaches of East Devon are of huge appeal. The famous Jurassic Coast, which stretches all the way from Swanage in Dorset to Exmouth, is not only a fascinating stretch of fossil strewn cliffs, but is also home to some wonderful sand beaches which nestle between rocky headlands. There are a great range of beaches to choose from, including the famous National Trust beach at Branscombe, the crabbing and rock-pooling favourite of Sidmouth’s Jacob’s Ladder Beach and the long, sweeping sandy beaches of Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton. Fishing and sailing trips are readily available all along the coast from houses to rent in East Devon.

An East Devon holiday cottage is a perfect base for a golf holiday too. The flowing fairways and undulating greens are the toast of golfers throughout Devon and Cornwall, with golfers flocking to houses to rent in East Devon throughout the summer and autumn months. The East Devon Golf Course near Lyme Bay is absolutely enchanting, set above the coastal cliffs and offering some of the finest views in golf. The course is easily reached from and East Devon holiday cottages or Exeter holiday accommodation.

The East Devon Way, which starts in Exmouth, stretches for some 100km through the East Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty and the Exmouth Nature Reserve, showing walkers some of the most beautiful river, hill and woodland scenery in the South West. There are footpaths, mountain biking trails and bridle paths throughout the area for your enjoyment.

Places to visit on holiday in Exeter and East Devon

Exmouth is the largest town in East Devon, known primarily for the two miles of sandt beaches on which the town stands. An East Devon holiday cottage in Exmouth is a wonderful centre for exploring the whole of East Devon as well as being the gateway to the Jurassic Coast.

The vibrant small town of Honiton is a charming place to take houses to rent in East Devon. Just a short drive from the coast, Honiton is known for its fantastic antique shops, as well as its lace, pottery and farmer’s markets, held throughout the year.

The wonderfully named village of Beer is a wonderfully secluded little fishing village, set on a sheltered, pebble lined cove, as picturesque as you can imagine, and with an atmosphere that will instantly relax. Fishing trips from Beer are some of the finest available.

Travel to Exeter and East Devon

An East Devon holiday cottage or any Exeter holiday accommodation is easily reached from anywhere in the UK. Exeter Airport (EXE) receives Flybe services from across the UK, and there are excellent road and rail networks too.

Excellent! 4.5/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #6921623
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Excellent! 4.4/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1787724
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #6873178
5
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6816249
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8063498
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6516482
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Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #8127615
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #8109589
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1864683
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #6816188
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #8275058
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6781700
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Viewed 159 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1115058
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Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #1984892
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Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6474784
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Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8151986
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Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(45 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #68471
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Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #6471644
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6476682
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Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8049564
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Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6561370
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8129708
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1983568
5
Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8153650
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6496332
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Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8169126
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
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Recent Reviews

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

holiday 8/07/2017

5 of 5
lovely cottage home from home would love to stay again
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017