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Discover The Beautiful North Devon Coast and Countryside

Discover the stunning North Devon Coast and Countryside. When you stay in this magnificent region, North Devon holiday cottages offer unforgettable experiences. You can choose from a variety of properties that include seaside cottages, luxury apartments overlooking the sandy beaches of Saunton and Woolacombe, remote rural cottages amidst the wilds of Exmoor, and beautiful holiday homes in the bustling and historic coastal ports of Barnstaple and Bideford.

Book your stay at North Devon holiday cottages to catch some waves in the surf at Croyde or watch dolphins from high up on Europe’s tallest cliffs between Combe Martin and Woody Bay on Devon’s rugged north coast. Relax at coastal cottages in ancient fishing villages like Clovelly, or explore the countryside near old market towns such as South Molton, Chulmleigh and Hatherleigh. Whatever your holiday preferences, there’s something for everyone in this hidden gem of the West Country.

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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A lighthouse holiday cottage complex on a rugged North Devon clifftop.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Enjoy unique self-catering holidays in North Devon with a stay at Siren, one of four refurbished former lighthouse keepers’ cottages overlooking Bull Point near the village of Mortehoe, Devon, a child-friendly cottage that sleeps up to five, featuring three bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen, and absolutely gorgeous sea views.

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A stylish holiday apartment lounge with French windows to a balcony.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Luxury defines 6 Middlecombe, a coastal apartment near the beach in Woolacombe Bay in Devon. The pet-friendly holiday apartment features a sun-drenched balcony, a sophisticated interior with light and airy spaces, an indoor swimming pool, a games room, a sauna, a treatment room, and fun in the sun.

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Decked entrance, outdoor dining area and meadow setting.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A private lodge for couples only. Just a 5-minute drive from North Devon surf beaches and SW coast path. This immaculate, one-bedroom luxury lodge has a king-size bed and a gorgeous bathroom. Well-appointed kitchenette. South-facing outdoor decking, set in a pretty meadow. A calm and relaxing retreat.

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Double-fronted mill cottage with flagstone patio and lawn.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Bratton Mill Farmhouse near the North Devon village of Bratton Fleming offers the perfect escape for large families and groups on holiday in the South West. A 17th-century former mill, It has been transformed into a child-friendly, large North Devon holiday cottage alongside a babbling trout stream.

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Exterior of a stone-built barn conversion in Bideford with large floor-to-ceiling windows on the ground floor overlooking a courtyard with flower pots lining the wall.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Enjoy a rural escape in the North Devon countryside with a stay at The Corn Tallet, one of a group of child-friendly holiday cottages near Bideford on a working sheep farm. It features a heated swimming pool and upside-down accommodation for up to six guests.

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2-storey gable end of a holiday apartment block with stairs and balconies.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4

Redwood, a large coastal apartment in Croyde, sleeps ten people. It welcomes groups, including stag and hen groups, perfect for fun beach holidays at one of Devon's top award-winning beaches. Redwood is open-plan with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining area, a lounge, a balcony and a kitchen.

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Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

The Byre, a stunning North Devon holiday cottage in Googleigh for up to 6 people and a dog, is a great place to stay and visit beautiful beaches and the wilds of Exmoor. The cottage is light, bright, spacious and very relaxing but also benefits from being 3 miles from Barnstaple and 8 miles from the coast.

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Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5

Dating back to the 17th-Century, Higher Mullacott Farmhouse near Ilfracombe is a large and luxurious 5-bed holiday cottage in North Devon which has been tastefully renovated for style and comfort, all set in a beautiful countryside location with sea views on the North Devon coast.

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If you're in search of a truly captivating and untamed coastal and countryside setting, North Devon is your destination. Its untamed, rugged, and breathtaking coastline makes it a must-see for those in pursuit of a serene and thrilling vacation. And what better way to savour your stay than by reserving one of the numerous holiday homes in North Devon? These accommodations are strategically placed, granting you effortless access to all the top-notch attractions in the area.

 

Barnstaple, a town steeped in history and culture, is a top draw in North Devon. This vibrant market town, nestled on the estuary of the River Taw, boasts a historic centre teeming with independent shops, tea rooms, and a delightful museum. Here, you'll also encounter several landmarks, including the Long Bridge - a 13th-century marvel that spans the Taw. And be sure not to overlook the Pannier Market and Butchers Row, where you can procure fresh, local produce and unique souvenirs.

Planning a cycling holiday? The Tarka Trail is a cycling paradise in North Devon. This trail, stretching over 30 miles along the north and south banks of the Taw, was once a railway track. It offers panoramic views of the estuaries of the Taw and Torridge. And if you're seeking a more leisurely experience, there are numerous charming holiday cottages in the peaceful, leafy villages that encircle Barnstaple.

Of course, a trip to North Devon would only be complete with a visit to its world-class beaches. Croyde, Saunton Sands, and Woolacombe are all easily accessible from Barnstaple. Saunton is the closest, with miles of uninterrupted sand and brilliant waves for surfing. And if you're looking for a more secluded spot, consider Woolacombe Cottages. Here, you can fall asleep to the sound of the sea and spend your days walking the length of the multi-award-winning, 3-mile stretch of golden sand to Putsborough and back.

But North Devon is much more than just beaches. Nearby, Ilfracombe is a welcoming resort boasting grand Victorian architecture and a working harbour. For those who love a good hike, Exmoor National Park is a paradise for horse riding, wildlife-watching, and walking. Here, you can explore windswept moorland and take in breathtaking views of the Bristol Channel.

If you're looking for a slower, rural pace of life, North Devon's inland areas won't disappoint. Discover picturesque Winkleigh and Great Torrington, where you can still find tranquil countryside and a scattering of villages and market towns. For the kids, there are plenty of fun-filled days out to be had at The Big Sheep in Abbotsham and The Milky Way near Clovelly.

With so much to see and do, North Devon is a destination you'll want to revisit time and time again. And with so many North Devon holiday homes to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect accommodation for your stay. Don't delay: Book your trip today and start exploring all that North Devon has to offer!