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Cottages in South West England

This captivating corner of England is a destination for all the family. From the land of Thomas Hardy in Dorset, to the gentle rolling hills of Devon and down to the sandy coves and fishing villages of Cornwall; this is a corner of Britain which has delighted holidaymakers for over a hundred years, and it isn’t showing any signs of flagging.

What's all the fuss about? 

In a nutshell we think it’s the weather! Sunny and warm, it’s southern shores are referred to as the English Riviera and we can quite see why. The sea laps against the hulls of bobbing boats, palm trees (of a sort) are a common sight and the sun beats down upon mile beyond mile of sandy coastline. Head inland and you’re met by picture postcard villages, winding roads and green pasturelands, before reaching the rugged and wild northern reaches of weather beaten shores. Whatever you're looking for, be it a family friendly stay with beaches the kids will love, a surf trip to remember, a walking holiday with stunning vistas or just a quiet stay amongst pretty streets with harbour views. The South West has it all, and all easily accessible from some of the UK’s busiest towns and cities such as Bristol, Birmingham and London. 

What can I expect from the South West?

The South West is made up of three key counties, Devon, Dorset and Cornwall. Here’s a little bit about each of these top UK destinations to help you decide which is the right choice for you.

Dorset

Criss crossed with footpaths and home to England’s natural UNESCO world heritage site, Dorset allows you to take on a less hurried pace of life and enjoy the shingle banks and Victorian seaside town of Swanage. It’s THE seaside town for eating icecream on the promenade and watching the people go by. Or, you can search for your own slice of prehistoric England along the Jurassic coast, and swim under the mighty Old Harry Rocks and Durdle Door.  

Devon

Something for everyone. From the famous surf spots of Woolacombe and Croyde, to ‘Little Switzerland’ in Lynmouth and Lynton. Enjoy great eating and Devonshire cream teas in any number of pretty coastal towns and villages such as Braunton, Ilfracombe, Instow and Appledore. Alternatively, you might like to escape the seaside and find a quiet spot deep in the green pastures of the North Devon countryside and the wild expanse of Exmoor National Park. A county perfect for activity both in and out of the water.

Cornwall

A county of fishing villages, surf spots, the Eden Project, magnificent gardens, arts and crafts and fine dining. Cornwall is considered to be the pinnacle of South West holidaying. In the balmy summer months, people flock in their droves to enjoy the celebrated light of St. Ives, the country’s only sub-tropical climate, sandy beaches at Sennen and Perranporth and plenty of fine dining and pasty eating opportunities, namely 15 in Newquay and Rick Stein’s in Padstow... and let’s not forget the great surf for the more active amongst its visitors. 

Where can I find more information about the area and the kind of properties available? 

There is so much to offer in this part of the country, we’d be hard pressed to include it all here. You can find out more about Devon, Dorset and Cornwall by looking on our website and our knowledgeable and friendly team will be more than happy to help you find the ideal cottage in your perfect county; call them on 0333 2020 899 for advice and help. Happy holiday hunting in the sunny South West.

Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property St Johns Court Cottage

Braunton - North Devon Coast

'Upside-down' holiday home located in the centre of the popular village of Braunton

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£385 - £900 per week *

STJOHN View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer ROSECO - External - View 7 Rose Cottage

Brendon Nr. Lynmouth - North Devon Coast

Lovely character property in peaceful rural setting close to Lynmouth and the Brendon Valley. Offering easy access to wonderful moorland, riverside and coastal walks and with riding stables nearby.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
£263 - £599 per week *

ROSECO View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Birds Nest

Winkleigh - Dartmoor

Delightful high quality barn conversion in the heart of the Devon countryside. Sympathetically restored with beams, exposed stonework and wood burner. Private patio area with barbecue. Lovely walks are available from the...

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£350 - £900 per week *

BIRDSN View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property River View

Lynmouth - Exmoor

A delightful apartment with beautiful views of the river, harbour and out to sea. Surrounded by beautiful countryside yet within walking distance of all amenities.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
£300 - £561 per week *

RIVERV View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Rafferties Kitchen Rafferty's

Lynmouth - North Devon Coast

Spacious and convienient first floor apartment in the centre of this picturesque Exmoor coastal village.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£222 - £507 per week *

N2073 View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original CottagesAwarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Harbour View, Lynmouth

Lynmouth - Exmoor

A superb high quality harbour side apartment with wonderful views of the river, harbour and out over Lynmouth Bay. Within walking distance of all village amenities.

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£720 - £1530 per week *

HARBVI View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Bay View Terrace, Lynton Cottage

Lynton - North Devon Coast

**Festive hamper for New Year booking** An idyllic couples retreat with spectacular sea views. Close to the centre of the picturesque village of Lynton and surrounded by magnificent Exmoor countryside

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£399 - £899 per week *

BAYVTE View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

New Property 3 The Downs

Swanage - Dorset

A stylish townhouse in Swanage with glorious views across the town and to the sea, with the added bonus of 2 allocated parking spaces

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£445 - £1070 per week *

WY388 View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

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WiFi Lip-stick red breakfast stools for easy entertaining! Pebble Beach House

Paignton - Devon (South & East)

Within walking distance of Goodrington sands beach in Paignton this is a fabulous family holiday home. The property is decorated with a modern theme throughout and there is a lovely paved outside area where you can enjoy...

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£511 - £913 per week *

PEBBBH View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Blueriver Cottages 3 Star Grading Symbol

Pet Friendly 18_1.jpg Quay Cottage

Kingswear - South Devon

A delightful one bedroom cottage Recently refurbished Wonderful views across the beautiful River Dart towards Dartmouth The fantastic old Steam Railway and River Ferries close by Parking Permit Pets welcome

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
£492 - £854 per week *

BC18 View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

New Property Lake Victoria Cottage

Dartmouth - South Devon

Two bedroom cottage holiday home. Perfect located close to the ancient market square, shops and restaurants. Lake Victoria is beautifully furnished with a nautical theme present reminding you that you are close to the se...

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
£325 - £750 per week *

BC200 View property

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Welcome pack provided
Blueriver Cottages 4 Star Grading Symbol

WiFi Fairview

Dartmouth - South Devon

Views across Dartmouth and the River Dart Spacious family sized house. Sunny garden with steps up to first terrace with large outdoor patio table and chairs and a built-in barbecue 10 minute walk into town Backs onto...

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
£514 - £945 per week *

BC136 View property

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

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