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Make romantic cottage in South Devon or self catering South Devon rental your home away from home

South Devon is famous for its stunning coastline. The miles upon miles of beautifully rural coastline, gleaming beaches and charming, secluded fishing villages means that self catering South Devon cottages are always in high demand, especially for couples, as the romantic cottages in South Devon are sublime, worthy of being some of the most charming in the whole of Britain. The unchecked wildlife that thrives in the woodlands and along the river estuaries also draw a huge number of tourists to self catering South Devon accommodation too.

Things to do in South Devon

There are some 70 miles of uninterrupted coastline to explore from a self catering South Devon cottage or romantic cottage in South Devon’s quietest corner. There are a massive array of beaches from charming, secluded little coves (perfect for anyone on a break in a romantic cottage in South Devon), to large, sweeping water sport bases, ideal for any family in rentals in South Devon. Many of the beaches in South Devon are part of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including Bantham, and the protected dunes are wonderful for walking, especially if you are staying in one of the many dog friendly holiday lets in South Devon, of which there are a great number.

The rolling hills, shrouded in woodland, and the famous moors of Dartmoor are a massive attraction for those heading to self catering South Devon holiday cottages. The region is a huge favourite for holidays with your dogs, as dogs get just as much out of the open countryside as their owners! Luckily, there are a vast number of dog friendly holiday lets in South Devon so you and your entire family can enjoy a wonderful walking, riding or biking holiday from rentals in South Devon.

South Devon is also littered with a great many adventure parks, historic houses, beautiful gardens and local museums, which tell of the great culture and long history of the region. Among the finest attractions to visit from self catering South Devon accommodation include the Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum, Lukesland Gardens, Totnes Castle, Powderham or the South Devon Railway. For family adventures from any of the rentals in South Devon, the Crealy Adventure Park and High Wire Forest Adventure parks offer hours of fun.

Places to visit on holiday in South Devon

Nestled among the rugged cliffs along the ‘English Riviera’ is the charming little town of Brixham. The working port is still at the centre of activity in the village and South Devon accommodation here is the perfect base for boat, fishing and scuba diving trips.

Torquay is a glittering resort in South Devon, famous for its beaches, vibrant nightlife and vast array of family activities. Despite Basil Fawlty’s best attempts to destroy the towns reputation, Torquay remains one of the most charming and vibrant towns along the South Coast.

Travel to South Devon

Rentals in South Devon are very easily reached from all parts of the UK. Exeter Airport (EXE) is well served by Flybe services, and there are excellent road and rail connections running throughout the region.

Excellent! 4.3/5
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Chalet #1112481
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Very Good! 4/5
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Apartment #8151199
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Bungalow #8049389
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #8128748
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House #6750356
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Cottage #8126229
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Apartment #1201445
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #729103
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 3 BR
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Cottage #8169655
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Apartment #8105138
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Apartment #6869164
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Apartment #1668364
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Apartment #6869297
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Chácara/sítio #6817389
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #1765415
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Villa #8108634
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Excellent! 4.3/5
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Bungalow #8151025
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Apartment #8181936
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Apartment #8074287
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Apartment #706221
Wonderful! 4.8/5
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House #418857
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Cottage #1857136
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House #6563155
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Apartment #6869162
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House #8177657
Good! 3.8/5
(13 reviews)
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Apartment #1771342
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  • 4 BR
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House #8194422
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #90985
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #6475302
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(57 reviews)
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Cottage #1746829
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Excellent! 4.3/5
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Cottage #1745157
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Apartment #6997039
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Chalet #6898257
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House #8253822
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  • 5 BR
  • Separate Toilets
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Cottage #1978734
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilets
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Cottage #6968556
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
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Cottage #1859834
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
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Cottage #1902531
  • 4 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6712674
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1867988
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Plymouth Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Merrivale is even better than the pictures suggest

5 of 5
As soon as you walk through the door the peace and tranquility of Merrivale descend on you. It is utterly wonderful. It is spotless. Everything you need is provided. Including a welcome cream tea! The beds are comfortable. It feels like a home not a holiday rental. It feels loved.... Everything about Merrivale speaks of comfort and quality. And the views......... Absolutely stunning!! It literally stopped us in out tracks as we walked in! We could have spent the entire week in the property and not moved beyond the terraces. Leaving each morning was a struggle but there was always the promise of returning each evening. Watching the shipping and the wildlife is addictive and the telescope is a very thoughtful addition. Loved the bird watching book to log all the birds seen. Thank you to Richard and Sarah for sharing this wonderful place. And to Sue for the immaculate presentation when we arrived. This is the only place I have stayed where, by Sunday breakfast, we had all decided that we would be coming back. So next year's trip to Merrivale is already booked, with one small change.... We are booked for a fortnight!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Plymouth cottage

5 of 5
Lovely cottage with beautiful view from large conservatory. All mod cons & decorated to a high standard throughout. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & would recommend this cottage to anyone wanting to explore this part of Devon.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017