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South Molton holiday cottages present an excellent opportunity to experience life in a traditional Devon market town with some of the county's most beautiful countryside on your doorstep. This thriving community lies on the banks of the River Mole, with the wilds of Exmoor to its north and the sandy beaches of Croyde and Woolacombe to its west. Wandering into the town centre, you'll pass rows of pretty cottages and an excellent museum, where you can explore the history of sheep and cattle trading at the town's livestock market. In the heart of South Molton, there's an excellent pannier market, which is the place to go for fresh, local produce and antiques. There's also a good selection of family-run shops, cosy pubs and welcoming tearooms, and a pretty town square, which remains the centre of activity for the community. Try the renowned Corn Dolly Tea Shop for a slice of delicious homemade cake or toasted teacakes the size of side plates with a pot of tea.

A large Exmoor holiday cottage nestles in a wooded valley.
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
5

Whitley Farm is a 5-bedroom Grade II listed farmhouse located on the outskirts of Exmoor National Park in North Devon. Offering self-catering accommodation for up to 9 guests plus a cot, this charming farmhouse near the rural village of Molland is perfect for families and groups seeking a peaceful retreat.

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Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
5

Hazel Barn is a large, luxurious farmhouse with a hot tub for cottage holidays in North Devon. The family-friendly Exmoor cottage lies on the owner’s rural property. It treats guests to an open fire, indoor and outdoor games areas and captivating views of North Molton village and beyond.

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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Orchard Cottage is a large 4-bedroom farm cottage in North Devon, a rural location near South Molton on the edge of Exmoor. This family-friendly rural retreat is ideally located for exploring Exmoor and North Devon's fabulous award-winning beaches.

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A white-rendered contemporary house fronted by iron-railings.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Introducing Exmoor View, an inviting countryside property nestling in North Molton, a peaceful Moorland village in North Devon. Step into a contemporary, pet-friendly retreat where stylish touches of grey and white walls and hints of lilac and purple pay homage to the nearby heather-clad moorland. This 3-bedroom Exmoor holiday home sleeps six.

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A stone-built North Devon barn conversion overlooks a paved courtyard.
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3

Escape to the tranquillity of West Bowden Farm, a charming Exmoor farm cottage near Knowstone. This spacious retreat, part of a 17th-century farmhouse, offers a peaceful self-catering holiday for up to six guests. Enjoy far-reaching rural views from the inviting sitting room. Explore the farm fields and sleep peacefully in well-appointed bedrooms. Modern amenities and a pet-friendly policy make it the perfect base for exploring Exmoor's beauty. Discover the authentic charm of Exmoor country at this idyllic rural retreat.

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Exterior and courtyard of a stone-built, Exmoor barn conversion
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

A stunning farming estate with a swimming pool in the heart of North Devon, The Old Stables is a rural holiday cottage located in a scenic valley between Bishop's Nympton and South Molton on the edge of Exmoor National Park with easy access to Devon's coastline and other attractions.

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A stone-built Exmoor barn conversion in open countryside.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

A stunning farming estate in the heart of rural North Devon, Barn Cottage lies in a scenic valley in the parish of Bishop's Nympton, near South Molton on the edge of Exmoor National Park. This farm cottage allows access to Devon's coastline, beaches, and other attractions.

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Stone-built, 2-storey Devon barn conversion by a paved courtyard and hedgerow.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Keepers Lodge, a holiday cottage in Knowstone, offers a tranquil and secluded rural getaway. Located in North Devon, close to Exmoor, this 16th-century thatched longhouse extension provides 5-star self-catering accommodation for up to 4 guests.

With two spacious ensuite bedrooms, modern amenities seamlessly blend with the historical charm of the property. The open-plan living space boasts an inglenook fireplace and other original features. Guests can unwind in the private courtyard with a hot tub, or explore the 20-acre farm grounds and nearby Exmoor National Park. The area offers stunning landscapes, from moorlands to coastal vistas, which are perfect for nature lovers to explore. After a day of exploring, guests can relax at the nearby Michelin-starred Masons Arms.

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A stone-built barn conversion in North Devon overlooks a farm courtyard
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Seekings Cottage is a delightful farm cottage for two located on the edge of the beautiful Exmoor National Park near South Molton. Several good pubs are nearby, including one with a Michelin-star within easy distance.

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Directly north of your holiday cottage in South Molton, windswept moors, wooded valleys and towering clifftops await discovery in the Exmoor National Park. This beautiful area is a paradise for walkers and wildlife watchers, with countless footpaths crossing miles of unspoiled countryside where wild ponies and deer roam. Simonsbath and Brendon's moorland villages are home to charming country pubs, while Lynton and Lynmouth cling to the sides of a steep valley overlooking a harbour and rocky bay. If you're after a day on a sandy beach with North Devon's best surfing conditions, Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton are a short drive westward.

Self-catering holidays in South Molton are ideal for visiting North Devon's best family attractions, including Exmoor Zoo, Quince Honey Farm, Watermouth Castle and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park – home to lions, wolves and incredible animatronic dinosaurs which can be found lurking along a jungle trail.