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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

New Property Hideaway

Appledore - North Devon Coast

A character property renovated to high standards. Close to the quayside and a choice of pubs, eateries, craft shops and art galleries in this pretty fishing village on the North Devon Coast

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£360 - £850 per week *

HIDE1 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 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 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Cleveland Villa

Instow - North Devon Coast

Spacious waters edge property, within walking distance of local shops, pubs and sandy dog friendly estuary beach

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£820 - £2500 per week *

CLEVV View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 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

The cosy living area has 3 sofas, a wood burner for the cooler seasons, large wall mounted TV and glazed door to garden area Burrows Reach

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

Spacious family home, within flat walk of popular village and award winning beach, a real 'seaside holiday' property.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£595 - £1650 per week *

BURROR View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

200 year old character cottage. Waterside Cottage, Westleigh

Westleigh Nr. Instow - North Devon Coast

This pleasant accommodation for 4 has some lovely features such as exposed beams and Victorian fireplaces. It is only a short drive from the wonderful surfing beach of Westward Ho! or historic port town of Bideford.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£279 - £593 per week *

N0336 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.25 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Stars Cove

Instow - North Devon Coast

A comfortable apartment with modern furnishings, and a balcony with views of the estuary. Situated in a historical fishing area, Instow has plenty of character with a small selection of shops and pubs for you to explore.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£374 - £909 per week *

N1807 View property

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

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.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£452 - £1091 per week *

BEGROO View property

  • 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 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Instow's delightful beach, pubs, restaurants, shops and renowned delicatessen are a pleasant level stroll away 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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£346 - £844 per week *

N0902 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 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

Coastal View The stylish open plan living room features a cosy wood burning stove, a real treat on cooler evenings Puffin Cottage

Northam - North Devon Coast

An incredibly sweet terraced cottage in one of Devon's most desirable coastal locations, Puffin Cottage is well worth a visit. Beautifully decorated inside, guests can fall into the comfortable sofa and enjoy the crackle...

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£276 - £625 per week *

PUFF View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Dune View is a light and bright holiday home just two minutes from the sandy beach at Instow Dune View, Instow

Instow - North Devon Coast

As its name implies Dune View has wonderful sea views across to Instow and along this gorgeous coastline. This nicely decorated 3 bedroom cottage also has its own private garden and parking space.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£390 - £960 per week *

N1093 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

A perfect spot to enjoy al fresco dining Apple Tree Cottage

Appledore - North Devon Coast

Attractive cottage offering spacious accommodation in the pretty village of Appledore. Pleasant wooden terraced area to sit out on and enjoy the warm evenings. Plenty to explore in this beautiful part of North Devon.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£361 - £844 per week *

APPLET View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Inglenook is located in Instow village amidst other cottages and just by the village primary school, this delightful character cottage is a real treat Inglenook Cottage, Instow

Instow - North Devon Coast

This lovely cottage oozes charm with features such as its exposed beams and fireplace. Sit out in the matured gardens and enjoy the views of this beautiful North Devon countryside.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£395 - £941 per week *

INGLE View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer 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...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
£310 - £750 per week *

BIRD View property

  • 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

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