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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Exeter also enquired about apartments in Dartmouth, holiday homes in Exmouth and apartments in Sidmouth

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.

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Exeter Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #6543443
    1
    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (5 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #8132053
      5
      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
        Very Good! 4.0/5
        (7 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 3
        Apartment #1839969
        7
        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          House #6801282
          4
          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Apartment #1760182
            6
              Excellent! 4.4/5
              (5 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #8105142
              5
              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #1787724
                3
                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                  (7 reviews)
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 7
                  House #8127615
                  7
                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Cottage #8150328
                    13
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #1969416
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Apartment #6516482
                        1
                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          House #6834156
                          2
                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                            • Studio
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6088713
                            1
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Apartment #8109589
                              4
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 7
                                Cottage #8063498
                                1
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  House #1834351
                                  1
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 3
                                    Apartment #6880774
                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Cottage #1864683
                                      1
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #1887278
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #6873178
                                          4
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Cottage #1866345
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #6826078
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #6816249
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #6816188
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #1864611
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (34 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #68471
                                                      34
                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (12 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        Villa #1980562
                                                        12
                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                          (25 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          House #1889160
                                                          25
                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                            (17 reviews)
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #6781700
                                                            17
                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Barn #1984892
                                                              8
                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Cottage #6476682
                                                                15
                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #8049564
                                                                  14
                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                    (26 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #1115058
                                                                    26
                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #6474784
                                                                      20
                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (29 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Barn #851169
                                                                        29
                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          Apartment #1853007
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (22 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #416743
                                                                            22
                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (16 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #444353
                                                                              16
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #8169175
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #1709663
                                                                                  11
                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #8153650
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                                                      House #1839961
                                                                                      10
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        Cottage #8142156
                                                                                        10
                                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #1808785
                                                                                          13
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                            (48 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #803385
                                                                                            48
                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                              (13 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #8124442
                                                                                              13
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                House #1995041
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Apartment #1988857
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #8169126
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Cottage #1206990
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Comfortable cosy and convenient

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Accepting a dog was ideal for us. The location was perfect. Apartment was very clean, so cosy lovely and warm. Deborah and John were only to happy to assist us with info. We will definitely be back. John and Kathy Vosper
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Instantly Felt Very at Home.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved the location of the cottage. Wells wood is a Super Area. We had everything we needed. Very spacious inside. Comfy bed with quality bedding & towels. Warm & Comfortable. Loved the lounge, kitchen diner area . We had everything we needed.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic relaxing weekend

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved our stay, the hot tub was fantastic (we were slightly disappointed it wasn't hot when we arrived, but it soon warmed up). There was a lovely goody box on arrival including biscuits, chocolates and crisps (this was a really nice touch). The bed was super comfy. I would recommend this place without hesitation.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 20-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016