Situated in the idyllic South Hams area of Devon and in the parish of Newton and Noss is the village of Newton Ferrers, a part of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Resting on the Yealm estuary, Newton Ferrers is enveloped in forests and thriving wildlife, making it a beautiful spot for family walks and picnics or romantic strolls. Thatched buildings line the serene village, ideal for strolling along on a lazy afternoon, popping into the charming village shops after having had a pint at the waterfront pub, The Dolphin Inn. Rent a self-catered holiday cottage in Newton Ferrers during the summer months and enjoy a river taxi ride, which can take you from the village harbour towards Warren Point.
This lovely detached stone building was originally a barn and home to a domesticated goshawk. The Mews, named in honour of its former resident, has been thoughtfully renovated to provide delightful, luxury accommodation with hot tub for two people on the idyllic South Devon coast outside Plymouth.
Crofters Cottage is a very special little Devon holiday cottage in the most beautiful spot with no neighbours and lovely views out to sea. It is remote, rustic and fairly basic but if looking for peace, tranquillity and a chance to escape from everyday life, then this is the cottage for you!
What could be a more idyllic destination for a relaxing holiday that a quaint and cosy fishermans cottage close to the water in the South Devon fishing village of Newton Ferrers. Dog friendly Riverdale Cottage welcomes 4 guests for walking, boating, culinerary and beach holidays all year round.
In a lovely South Devon coastal location with beautiful views, Corner Cottage near Plymouth is a large and stylish luxury 5-bedroom holiday home with a spacious, sunny open plan living/kitchen area - perfect for a larger family or group of friends. Dogs very welcome.
Shepherd's Cottage is a semi-detached cottage that was formerly an old farm worker's residence as its name suggests. It has been tastefully modernised and offers wonderful light and airy accommodation with a comfortable, homely atmosphere and great character for 2-6 guests in 3 bedrooms.
Our wonderful little Beach Hut sleeps 2 in an isolated, quiet and totally private cove, east of Newton Ferrers. The Beach Hut offers a perfect coastal cottage for couples a genuine romantic retreat in South Devon.
The Lodge is a gorgeously sunny open plan luxury cottage and is incredibly eco-friendly – as well as very child-friendly and dog-friendly! It nestles on our organic dairy farm in remote countryside right on the South Devon coast close to Plymouth and also just a short drive from rugged Dartmoor.
Lambside is a large Georgian 'gentleman's residence' close to the South Devon coast near Plymouth sleeping 11+3. This beautiful house has been refurbished in a way that retains every bit of style and grandeur whilst leaving no doubt about its friendly atmosphere - this house loves people!
- Bratton Fleming
- Bucks Mills
- Clyst Hydon
- Combe Martin
- Great Torrington
- Hope Cove
- Little Torrington
- Lynton and Lynmouth
- North Molton
- Noss Mayo
- South Molton
- Westward Ho!
Newton Ferrers sits on a pretty estuary with the village of Noss Mayo on the opposite shore and can be reached by foot at low tide. The village offers a splendid choice of idyllic old holiday cottages available to rent on a self-catering basis, most having wonderful estuary views with some being located right on the waterside.
Once at Warren Point, you can make your way towards Wembury beach, with its high cliffs making for dramatic views and unimaginable sunsets. On another day, take the kids to National Trust-owned Saltram, an elegant Georgian mansion facing the river Plym. See the stories of the grand house’s previous inhabitants acted out before you, and then enjoy a cup of tea in the light-soaked Chapel tea room.
If city life is what you’re after, Newton Ferrers is but six miles from Plymouth, itself a fascinating place with a rich history, just waiting to be discovered. Visit the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery to learn more, and afterwards, continue your historical education at the Plymouth Gin shop, proud of its 18th century heritage. Alternatively, immerse yourself and the kids in the underwater world of the UK’s largest aquarium at the National Marine Aquarium – and when you’re done there, there’s always the Drake Circus shopping centre.
At the end of a long, exciting day in Plymouth, returning to the tranquility of your rented Newton Ferrers cottage will be a fresh of breath air. Come to this unique village for a holiday that offers a balance of urban and rural, sure to entertain and relax all members of the family.