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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
    (20 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #1563009
    20
    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #6812841
      2
      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (12 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Chalet #1112481
        12
        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
          Very Good! 4/5
          (5 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #8151199
          5
          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
            avg/night
            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 6
            House #417048
            2
            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (42 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Bungalow #8049389
              42
              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (14 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #8128748
                14
                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  • 5 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 12
                  House #6750356
                  2
                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (7 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #8126229
                    7
                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1201445
                      5
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (21 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #729103
                        21
                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (5 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Cottage #8169655
                          5
                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #8105138
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #1095815
                              1
                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #1095816
                                1
                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #6869164
                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #1668364
                                    3
                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #6869297
                                        avg/night
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Chácara/sítio #6817389
                                        1
                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (10 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Sleeps 9
                                          Apartment #1765415
                                          10
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (4 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Villa #8108634
                                            4
                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                              (9 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Bungalow #8151025
                                              9
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #6862033
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #8181936
                                                  1
                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #8074287
                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #706221
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (16 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #418857
                                                        16
                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #1857136
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            House #6563155
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Apartment #6869162
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #8177657
                                                                  Good! 3.8/5
                                                                  (13 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #1771342
                                                                  13
                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    House #8194422
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      Apartment #90985
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (5 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #6475302
                                                                        5
                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (57 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Cottage #1746829
                                                                          57
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                            (62 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Cottage #1745157
                                                                            62
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #6997039
                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Chalet #6898257
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #1645353
                                                                                  59
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #1091122vb
                                                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #8253822
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • Separate Toilets
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Cottage #1978734
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #6968556
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Cottage #1859834
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              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

                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                  Amazing location, wonderful hosts.

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  We had a fabulous 4 days, staying in this lovely apartment. The apartment is situated in the most beautiful location with incredible views and stunning countryside. The owners are the perfect hosts and made us feel completely at home. Thankyou so much!!!
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017