HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Holsworthy also enquired about holiday homes in Croyde, country house / chateaus in Culmhead and cottages in Bude

Coast, country and town within easy reach when you book a holiday rental home or cottage in Holsworthy

Holsworthy is an ancient market town in Devon. It is situated on the River Deer, a branch of the Tamar, close to the Cornwall border and the Tarka Country green hills. This Saxon town was mentioned in the Doomsday book. It is nine miles from Bude in Cornwall and convenient for exploring Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin Moor. Nearby villages include Bridgerule, Clawton, Derriton and Pyworthy.

Places to holiday in Holsworthy

A holiday cottage in Holsworthy is the perfect base to explore the Hartland Peninsula and the sandy beaches of Widemouth Bay and Bude, the coastal paths, the Tarka Trail and the wild moors of Dartmoor. There's so much to see and do that you will want to make an early start and return as late as possible. This is not an easy task when you stay in hotels, guesthouses or B and B establishments.

Renting self-catering holiday accommodation and cottages allows you to plan your day to your own requirements. The north west of Devon is relatively undeveloped and it is expected that it will soon join Hatherleigh as one of the hubs of the Ruby Trail expansion with a network of cycle paths, rural walks and bridleways joining the already popular Tarka Trail and Dartmoor.

Farm cottages are perfect for towns, country and coasts around Holsworthy. There are several organic farms in the area that have Veg box schemes and deliver to holiday cottages and at Colebrook Vale in Bude. However if you don't expect to cook when you are on holiday, then there are numerous restaurants, pubs and cafes in the area catering to all tastes and also takeaways to enjoy in the comfort of your self-catering cottage.

Things to do in Holsworthy

Holsworthy has a sports hall, football ground, swimming pool, park, Bowling Green, tennis courts and cricket club and just outside at Killatree there is an eighteen-hole golf course. Slightly further a field is the Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club. For anglers, Holsworthy has several tackle shops and there is fishing at the nearby Roadford and Tamar lakes and Simpson Valley Coarse Fishery offers fishing on six lakes set in undisturbed parkland surroundings.

Archery, horse riding and sailing, cycling and walking are other pursuits you can take part in or you may prefer to look around the Holsworthy Museum with its five individually themed rooms. Every Wednesday there is a Pannier Market in the busy market square and a Women's Institute market.

The nearby beach at Sandymouth belongs to the National Trust and offers spectacular surfing. Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches near Bude have acres of golden sands.

Weather in Holsworthy

The climate in Holsworthy is mild and warmer than many other parts of England but it will feel cooler the nearer you get to the coasts.

Travel to Holworthy

Plymouth and Exeter airports and the railway stations at Plymouth, Exeter, Liskeard and Barnstable serve Holsworthy. National Express operates extensively throughout the area and beyond.

Showing 1-50 of 300+
  View Map Map
Additional service fee may apply.
Favorite
    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (25 reviews)
    avg/night
    25
    Favorite
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (12 reviews)
      avg/night
      12
      Favorite
        avg/night
        0
        Favorite
          avg/night
          0
          Favorite
            avg/night
            0
            Favorite
              avg/night
              0
              Favorite
                Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (25 reviews)
                View details for price
                25
                Favorite
                  Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                  (16 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  16
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (40 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    40
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (11 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      11
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (56 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        56
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (27 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          27
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (34 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            34
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (18 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              18
                              Favorite
                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                (15 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                15
                                Favorite
                                  Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                  (11 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  11
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (13 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    13
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (27 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      27
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                        avg/night
                                        2
                                        Favorite
                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                          (14 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          14
                                          Favorite
                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (12 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            12
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (32 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              32
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (13 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                13
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (14 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  14
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    1
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      11
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (19 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        19
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          6
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (23 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            23
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              14
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (15 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                15
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (14 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  14
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (16 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    16
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      11
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (15 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        15
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          8
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (21 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            21
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                              (12 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              12
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                2
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  1
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (40 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    40
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (9 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      9
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (22 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        22
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (15 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          15
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (24 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                24
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (4 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      12

                                                                                                      Holsworthy Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Our stay at Margarets Cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed at Margarets Cottage with the family and dog. The Cottage is lovely, very homely. The views were amazing and we enjoyed some lovely walks around the Quay and by the Church. We will most definitely be going back again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Great chilled out two weeks at the lovely converted barn

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a great two weeks at the barn. Deborah and Steve were great hosts. Very welcoming and answered any questions that we had. Had a minor issue with the hot water but that got resolved very quickly. The barn has been very well converted to a high standard. The kitchen is well stocked and the lounge very comfortable. The bedrooms and beds are also comfy. The barn is in a quiet but beautiful part of Devon with Bude a 25 min drive away. If its quiet and relaxing your after then this is the place
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017