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Make a holiday cottage in Kingston your home away from home

Kingston is a scattered village in Devon with a permanent population of just 400. The village is located one mile from Wonell and three miles from the historic market town of Modbury, which is home to good selection of local shops, pubs and eateries. Most holidaymakers make good use of the excellent and beautiful coastal footpath as a means of exercise and sightseeing. The surrounding area also offers plenty of activities for families. HomeAway have a superb choice of Kingston holiday cottages available to suit groups and families of all sizes.

Holiday cottages in Kingston are made up of a selection of quaint buildings and converted barns. They have all been refurbished to the highest standards of comfort with all the expected amenities and furnishings. Many Kingston holiday homes have a lawn, garden, BBQ area, terrace, and internet access, and a select number advertise as pet friendly. Weekly rates start from just £315 per week, which is slightly lower than the nearby holiday rentals in Paignton.

Things to do

-Beaches: Wonnell Beach is two miles from holiday cottages in Kingston and comprises an unusual combination of grey sand, blue waters and green vegetation. This beach is popular for dog walking as it is pet friendly. Most visitors to Kingston also make use of nearby Bigbury-on-Sea Beach, which is less than five miles away. Bigbury is a popular beach for families with young children as it boasts shallow and calm waters, and is near to a variety of restaurants and cafés.

-Family activities: The Woodlands Adventure Park at Blackawton is a fun way to let little ones (and big kids!) expel some of that pent-up energy. Family admission includes access to all indoor and outdoor activities, the falconry centre, zoo and fun farm. At 16 miles away, the Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary is an easy drive from holiday homes in Kingston. The sanctuary provides a fascinating and educational look at how otters live and interact with their natural environment.

-Outdoor attractions: In addition to heading to the beach, walking or cycling, bird watching is a popular outdoor activity in and around Kingston. A lot of visitors stop by King’s Estuary, which is nine miles away, to view all kinds of birds, including buzzards, wood warblers, redstarts and pied flycatchers.

-Food and drink: Kingston is surrounded by villages with excellent eateries and pubs. The Dolphin Inn in Kingston serves excellent pub food and friendly banter with the drinks. Alternatively, enjoy an informal Friday curry dinner and real ale at the Pilchard Inn on Bergh Island, which has been in service for more than 700 years. For some charming harbour city lights and nightlife, head to Plymouth.

Weather in Kingston

Kingston’s seaside location means that it enjoys a mild climate throughout the year. The warmest months are June to August (11?C - 20?C), though May and September are also pleasant (8?C - 17?C). The coldest months of the year are December to February (3?C - 9?C).

Travel to Kingston

The easiest way to reach Kingston is by car. It is located less than 15 miles from Plymouth and 42 miles from Exeter International Airport. To get to Kingston via public transport, visitors should first take a train to Plymouth, then continue their journey on a bus to Kingston.

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (28 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #820088
    28
    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (21 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Barn #8052415
      21
      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 8
        Barn #8170362
        2
          • 3 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 7
          House #6757338
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Barn #1689078
              • 3 BR
              • Separate Toilets
              • Sleeps 7
              Cottage #1879125
                • 3 BR
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 5
                Cottage #6815369
                  • 9 BR
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 18
                  Cottage #6815999
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #6816682
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #6816681
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #6816776
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #6816676
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #6816723
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #6816957
                                • 4 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Cottage #6816817
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #6816196
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #6816779
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #6816165
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Cottage #6816805
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Cabin #6868650
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #6907224
                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                              (20 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              House #1563009
                                              20
                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (42 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Barn #1633178
                                                42
                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (15 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Mobile Home #6714319
                                                  15
                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (21 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Barn #6511932
                                                    21
                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (33 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #1070032
                                                      33
                                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Mobile Home #1900482
                                                        17
                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (29 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Apartment #8173914
                                                          29
                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Very Good! 4/5
                                                            (10 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Bungalow #1841596
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 34 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 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (19 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #1652378
                                                                19
                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (16 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #1914084
                                                                  16
                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #6063187
                                                                    9
                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #8155426
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (21 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Cottage #8133093
                                                                        21
                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #8103766
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (19 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #8082877
                                                                            19
                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (4 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #8071873
                                                                              4
                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Apartment #8066582
                                                                                34
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (28 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #6897
                                                                                  28
                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (32 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #8126612
                                                                                    32
                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Bungalow #1796023
                                                                                      10
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #6727370
                                                                                        11
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (4 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #6873101
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (6 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #1983472
                                                                                            6
                                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (23 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #8165048
                                                                                              23
                                                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cabin #1952869
                                                                                                16
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  House #6724958
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8060193
                                                                                                    8
                                                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #6113406
                                                                                                      11
                                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Couldn't have been better (apart from the weather!)

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The lodge was absolutely perfect. Lovely quiet location with other lodges around but not overlooked by anyone else. Barbara was very welcoming and showed us round when we arrived then left us to it. There was everything we needed for the baby including highchair, travel cot, books and toys. The lodge was spotless and felt very homely. No wifi but 3G/4G. Lovely walks for the dog locally and only half hour drive into Dartmoor/Plymouth. The pub round the corner did great food and very friendly. Very wet for 3 of the 5 days which was a shame but expected in early May. Would definitely stay here again. Side note - if you go to the aquarium and zoo on consecutive days you get the 2nd one half price! Thank you Barbara :)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Very comfortable and a very caring owner

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Enjoyed our stay very much Very comfortable and will deffinately go again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017