Favourite Holiday Locations in Devon

Come and have a cottage holiday in Devon - you really won't regret it!

Devon has some of the prettiest towns and villages in the South West and can offer a range of different holidays depending on what takes your fancy. Whether you're looking to take to the surf for a week with friends, enjoy a summer break with family, or walk for miles along the stunning coastline with your four legged friend, Devon will certainly deliver. To help you choose where you'd like your Devon holiday to be, we've listed some of our all time favourite spots below.


Woolacombe's sandy bay on a glorious sunny day


With an award-winning beach, the coastal town of Woolacombe is a superb place to enjoy a holiday by the sea.

Woolacombe Cottages
The green cliff tops at Lynton, North Devon


High up on Exmoor's cliff top, Lynton offers incredible views out over Lynmouth Bay and the Bristol Channel.

Lynton Cottages
A view of the boats moored in Lynmouth Harbour


Lynmouth, or 'Little Switzerland' as it's sometimes known, is well-positioned for exploring the North Devon coastline.

Lynmouth Cottages
The view over Instow's sandy beach


A number one choice for family holidays, the seaside town of Instow boasts a gorgeous, sandy beach.

Instow Cottages
The pebble stone beach at Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Close to the Northern Burrows Country Park is find Westward Ho! - a great holiday spot for an activity filled week.

Westward Ho! Cottages
A bench looking over the sea at Hartland in North Devon


Not far from the seafront, Hartland visitors can enjoy the country life as well as sea life.

Hartland Cottages
A speed boat of the clear sea waters at Combe Martin

Combe Martin

Combe Martin has a pretty bay with secluded sandy beaches where you can swim, sunbathe or paddle around in a boat.

Combe Martin Cottages
Pony trekking in Croyde, Devon


A charming village not only perfect for beach holidays; you can also enjoy pony trekking.

Croyde Bay Cottages
View of Ilfracombe from the water.


There's plenty to do in Ilfracombe and it's a really pretty place for a North Devon holiday.

Ilfracombe Cottages
The church at Mortehoe in Devon on a sunny day


A lovely village not far from Ilfracombe and Woolacombe, Mortehoe is a great base for a Devon holiday.

Mortehoe Cottages
The vast open sands of Braunton beach


In the middle of the North Devon AONB you'll find Braunton, and the beach here is well worth a visit.

Braunton Cottages