Honiton is a delightful Devon market town a few miles inland from the East Devon coast and beaches. The town has a pleasant atmosphere and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, bluebell-filled beech woods and equally beautiful holiday cottages!
Choose a charming self catering cottage in the town or find a traditional self catered farm cottage in one of its picturesque surrounding villages. Local market traders ply their wares at the town's twice weekly market which lines the main road through the town. Honiton is renowned for its antiques and boutique shops which also line the High street together with a pleasing range of independent shops from dairies and delicatessens to clothing and books. Beautiful Georgian architecture complimented by many old fashioned shops, pubs, cafes and bistros give the town a certain style. Holiday home guests will find all the supplies and services they need in the town to ensure they can enjoy a gourmet self-catering holiday. The town also has good leisure facilities with a gym, swimming pool and golf course all welcoming visitors.
Nestled among woodland in the lovely hamlet of Sheldon is a gorgeous little cottage called Shephard’s Hut. The romantic cottage in an AONB enjoys expansive countryside views and serenity and boasts a relaxing veranda, a rustic design palette, modern conveniences and access to the delights of Devon.
Visitors to Harvest Moon, a converted threshing barn can relax on the patio while they watch the wildlife in the fields near Honiton in Devon. Guests can run their dogs in the generous gardens before retiring to a modern rural cottage which seamlessly blends modern comforts and traditional charm.
Relax and unwind in this cosy East Devon rural holiday cottage in the Blackdown Hills near Honiton and slightly further, the Jurassic coast. Apple Tree Cottage is perfect for couples seeking a romantic rural retreat in any season or a family with an infant for holidays during school term times.
A historic romantic cottage nestled in the heart of the countryside village of Stockland, Devon, Kites Holt makes the perfect Blackdown Hills retreat, part of a 15th-century thatched Medieval Hall House with private entrance, open fire, underfloor heating in bathroom, and quaint mid-floor kitchen.
Lower Curscombe Barn is a countryside cottage near Honiton in East Devon, that combines two properties on a semi-working farm, providing child-friendly accommodation for up to 12 guests with six bedrooms in two beautifully-furnished adjoined cottages amidst lovely gardens.
Surrounded by lush green fields, Abbotts Manor is a gorgeous Grade II listed Georgian manor set in an AONB in Combe Raleigh, Devon. The pet-friendly cottage offers wonderful views as well as elegant detailing, as well as a children’s play area, a campfire area, a games room, an open fire and style.
The Log Cabin epitomises rustic charm. The two-bedroom remote and dog-friendly holiday lodge in East Devon was built with weathered pine logs and lies between a woodland and a lake near the village of Sheldon. Guests will enjoy rare tranquillity and a chance to fish for their supper!
The Artist’s Studio sits upon a hillside overlooking the village of Widworthy, Devon, a romantic cottage extensively refurbished in 2015 to offer cosy and luxurious accommodation for couples on holiday, with wood-burner stove, king-size bed, and balcony with gorgeous views.
Hunters Moon is a thoroughly modern rural cottage in the hamlet of Curscombe, within striking distance of the Devon coast. The pet-friendly cottage features a generous furnished garden and a spacious interior with an open-plan design and abundant natural light, as well as a wood-burning stove.
- Bratton Fleming
- Bucks Mills
- Combe Martin
- Great Torrington
- Lee Bay
- Newton Ferrers
- North Molton
- Ottery St Mary
- South Molton
- Westward Ho!
Honiton stands on rich countryside that rolls for miles, providing some of the best country walks around – pick up a map and trek your own way across the landscape from your self catered holiday cottage. To the north lie the utterly picturesque Blackdown Hills while to the south explore heathland and bluebell-filled beach woods before descending to the East Devon coast at Sidmouth. You can also follow the River Otter, which has many tributaries making for even more popular walking paths to Ottery St. Mary. Within the town there are festivals held throughout the year such as balls and art exhibitions. Honiton is a hive for culture and entertainment. No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll always be there for something to experience.