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Cottages in Instow

A charming village on Devon’s north coast offering miles of golden sands, cream teas and calm waters. Instow is a perfect family seaside destination.

The village of Instow overlooks a calm and wide beach, where old fisherman’s cottages and larger family friendly cottages line the waterfront, making the most of its pretty aspect. With miles of golden sands and stunning views across the Torridge, this spot is very popular with families and boaters alike.

Venture out and explore The Tarka Trail, a former railway line running through the village of Instow and beyond, giving visitors a great access point to walk or cycle 40 miles of traffic free Devon countryside.Across the water is the equally pretty village of Appledore, offering plenty more eateries and pretty fisherman’s cottages - perfect for a morning or afternoon gently strolling around narrow lanes. 

Let your day’s activities change with the ebb and flow of the tide. Enjoy crabbing on the quay when the tide's in, and when the water is out, fly your kite on the sand, build sandcastles, try your hand at beach cricket, rounders and any other number of energetic games or, for a cultured day, visit nearby Arlington Court, a beautiful National Trust property with fine gardens and walks as well as plenty of Regency history. 

The Instow estuary is a playground for all manner of native birds and wildlife, offering fantastic twitching opportunities, so nature lovers, take your binoculars! You can also enjoy a stroll along the coastal path to the RSPB reserve at Isley Marsh; a rare salt marsh with tidal mud flats and numerous indigenous plants and wildlife.

We have a variety of cottages available in Instow, from large family properties with hot tubs and gardens, sleek and modern homes perfect for a special get together or cosy fisherman’s cottages ideal for two. If a stay in Instow is just what you are looking for, then peruse our selection of properties below or call one of our friendly team for help and advice on 0333 2020899. 

Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer The Beach House is a newly built, high quality beach villa on a small exclusive development Beach House

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

Spacious high quality property within walking distance of the beach , Northam Burrows Country Park and all village amenities.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£800 - £1600 per week *

BHOUS View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Primrose Cottage, Westleigh

Westleigh Nr. Instow - North Devon Coast

An attractive property that just keeps giving, Primrose Cottage is in a fabulous location, rich in activity and almost on the banks of the Torridge estuary. Inside, the plush furnishings means relaxing after a busy day c...

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£492 - £1254 per week *

PRIMWE View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.25 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

WiFi Chestnut Cottage

Westleigh Nr. Instow - North Devon Coast

Character cottage in quiet coastal village close to the estuary beach and watersports centre of Instow. With character pub serving good food just a short stroll.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£350 - £790 per week *

CHESTN View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.25 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Situated in a quiet cul de sac with just a short stroll to the beach Beggars Roost

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

Ideal holiday base for a family looking for a seaside break. With its own enclosed garden there is outdoors space for the children to play in. Within walking distance of the beach.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
£448 - £1080 per week *

BEGROO View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly SURFCO - External - View 2SURFCO - Bedroom 1 - View 1SURFCO - External - View 9 Surf Cottage

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

A pebble's throw from the beach at Westward Ho! this lovely house is perfectly located to enjoy everything the area has to offer. And for those cool days, there is even a hot tub in the back garden.

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
£459 - £1076 per week *

SURFCO View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Corner Cottage

Appledore - North Devon Coast

This cute cottage set in a village of unspoilt charm provides the ideal base for couples or small families. Hidden within a maze of cottages it offers fantastic estuary views which can enjoyed from the comfort of your si...

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
£286 - £668 per week *

CORNER View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Birds Cottage tucked away in a charming narrow street within a short stroll from the Quay Birds Cottage

Appledore - North Devon Coast

This cosy cottage in the heart of beautiful Appledore offers a quiet yet central location.Tucked away from the hustle and bustle it's the perfect home from home, to enjoy the sights and sounds of the quay, local restaura...

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
£307 - £722 per week *

BIRD View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.15 mile to a pub
  • 0.15 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View External - View 4 Flora Cottage

Instow - North Devon Coast

In the enchanting village of Instow this charming 2 bedroom cottage offers open plan living accommodation for 4 with panoramic views out to sea. Access to the Tarka Trail close by.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£343 - £836 per week *

N0902 View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

WiFi A lovely beach themed sitting room Coral Cottage

Appledore - North Devon Coast

This cottage has a delightful seaside charm. Its setting and decor sums up the atmosphere of the whole area. All bathed in the light and sparkle of the sun and sea and only a few minutes from the quayside.

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£307 - £738 per week *

CORAL1 View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer A lovely sunny seating area to enjoy your morning cup of tea Button Cottage

Northam - North Devon Coast

A lovely character cottage with delightful terraced garden and close to both the surfing resort of Westward Ho and the pretty fishing village of Appledore

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
£278 - £646 per week *

BUTTON View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly KOVERS - External - View 1 Koversada

Appledore - North Devon Coast

Enjoy the sea views from this impressive property great for groups, with the added luxury of a hot tub. Only a 15 minute walk takes you into Appledores quaint cobbled streets, restaurants and quayside.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
£836 - £1596 per week *

KOVERS View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 0.8 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Time for al fresco meals and fantastic sea views Waterside Cottage, Appledore

Appledore - North Devon Coast

With stunning views across the water, this fisherman's cottage is set in the most beautiful location. The cute garden seating area really makes the most of the property's enviable positioning allowing you to sit and eat...

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
£295 - £737 per week *

N1928 View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • No smoking

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