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Make a self catering North Devon holiday home or Exmoor cottage your home away from home

Holidays in North Devon or in Exmoor accommodation are always a delight. The bustling market towns, charming landscapes and fantastic North Devon surfing beaches mean that visitors descend on self catering North Devon cottages throughout the year, but it is during the summer when North Devon holiday lets are really in demand. So whether you are hoping for a fearsome holiday in North Devon surfing, a relaxing holiday exploring the charming towns and villages or a peaceful North Devon walking holiday on Exmoor or along the coast, there is an idyllic self catering North Devon holiday home waiting for you.

Things to do in North Devon and Exmoor

Many visitors take holidays in North Devon for its beautiful countryside. The North Devon Coastal Path is a magnificent route to take from self catering North Devon holiday lets, allowing you to explore the delightfully quiet, rustic and rugged coastline, whose inlets and coves are lined by fine sand beaches and backed by quaint fishing villages hiding some of the most charming holiday cottages in North Devon. The beaches are magnificent, three have even been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness and safety; Westward Ho!, Woolacombe Sands and Ilfracombe. Along this stretch of coast, North Devon holiday cottages are often taken with budding surfers as North Devon surfing is among the very best in England. The best of North Devon surfing spots can be found around Croyde and Saunton Sands.

Of course, for anyone staying in a self catering North Devon holiday home for a walking holiday, the huge allure of Exmoor accommodation must be huge. Walking and horse riding holidays across the moors are wonderful, with many, many miles of open countryside to explore, and some staggeringly scenic walking routes, bridle paths and mountain biking trails. The most popular route to take from an Exmoor cottage is the famous Tarka Trail.

Places to visit on holiday in North Devon and Exmoor

The historic market town of Holsworthy is packed with centuries of history, and each Wednesday hosts one of the UK’s largest markets. There is a huge amount to see and explore in Holsworthy, and self catering North Devon holiday homes here are perfectly placed for full tours or the whole area.

For North Devon surfing, Croyde is the best place to take a North Devon cottage. The charming little village stands in a bay, surrounded by surfing beaches of different aspects, providing you with the best chance to catch a good break or two. The huge beach of Saunton Sands just around the corner is among the best surfing beaches in the South West, and there is never a crowd behind the back break.

Travel to North Devon and Exmoor

With Exeter Airport (EXE) a just around the corner and excellent rail networks, a self catering North Devon holiday cottage or any Exmoor accommodation can be reached with ease.

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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Cottage #6713348
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                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                                                            Apartment #8083217
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                                                                                              Cottage #1888826
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                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                                                  Cottage #8168550
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                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                    Bungalow #1821731
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                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                      Bungalow #1839561
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Well equipped cottage in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage was fantastic; stylish and immaculate but also homely and well equipped for all the family''s needs. The owners were very helpful and welcoming. There were some really lovely touches such as homemade cake waiting our arrival and plenty of thought about making sure the children were entertained, too. We will definitely return!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Fantastic house

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This house is stunning with beautiful views over Woolacombe beach. We had a lovely week with extended family including 2 elderly mothers. The hot tub was great and there was even wet suits and body boards which we used. Well equipped for cooking. Lovely location with great walks from the door along the coast in either direction and lots of places in the area to visit/things to do. We hope to be back!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      The pictures don't do it justice..beautiful

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A very beautiful house and location :) thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017