Devon Cottages & Holiday Lettings

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Best holiday rental deals in Devon

-29%
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Brixton, South Hams District, Devon
from £52 £74
Sykes Cottages
3.0
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-35%
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Devon Consuls, Gulworthy, Devon
from £37 £57
Sykes Cottages
3.0
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-25%
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dittisham, South Hams District, Devon
from £63 £84
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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Easily find the perfect holiday letting from £31 per night by searching and comparing the 23,159 options available in Devon. HomeToGo allows you to directly search and compare the prices for each rental from numerous providers to discover the best price and save up to 35%.

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Devon from just £31 per night

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Chillington, Stokenham, Devon
from £30
HomeAway
4.3
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Queen's Nympton, North Devon District, Devon
from £36
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lympstone, East Devon District, Devon
from £31
HomeAway
4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Welcombe, Torridge District, Devon
from £31
HomeAway
5.0
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Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Holcombe Rogus, Mid Devon District, Devon
from £31
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Culmstock, Mid Devon District, Devon
from £36
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Stoke Gabriel, South Hams District, Devon
from £31
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Harbertonford, Harberton, Devon
from £32
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Roborough, Bickleigh, Devon
from £30
Airbnb
5.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Horrabridge, West Devon District, Devon
from £39
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Dartmouth, South Hams District, Devon
from £31
HomeAway
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cudlipptown, Tavistock, Devon
from £38
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Launcells, Torridge District, Devon
from £31
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Bratton Fleming, North Devon District, Devon
from £31
Airbnb
4.5
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Fireplace
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Down St. Mary, Mid Devon District, Devon
from £26
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Woolacombe, Mortehoe, Devon
from £51
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Westward Ho!, Northam, Devon
from £80
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ilfracombe, North Devon District, Devon
from £85
HomeAway
4.9
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Devon

  • Internet (17,853)
  • Kitchen (17,815)
  • TV (15,414)
  • No smoking (11,908)
  • Washer (11,609)
  • Garden (10,791)
  • Parking (10,611)
  • Pet allowed (9,432)
  • Dishwasher (7,955)
  • Microwave (6,780)
  • Fireplace (5,165)
  • BBQ (4,381)
Many holidaymakers are looking for a property that includes a pool. A few of the rentals in Devon have one. In addition, more house rentals have pools than any other property type. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 6, as that is the number of people they can most often accommodate. You can also choose a holiday letting providing a pool near the water, which is the case for a few of the lettings there. In Devon, there are many choices in case you're looking for a holiday letting that welcomes pets. Pet-friendly holiday rentals in Devon cost, on average, £154 per night. It is also possible to find pet-friendly properties that are centrally located. In Devon, a few of the properties are situated within 2 kilometres of the city centre.

Price and Availability Index in Devon

Holiday Letting Price Information in Devon

We summarised price information data in the above graph to give you more insights into prices in Devon. Holiday letting prices are the highest in July (20/07 - 27/07). On the other hand, in January you will find the cheapest prices (26/01 - 02/02). The average price this week is £77 a night.

Holiday Home Availability Information in Devon

The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in Devon. The most challenging week to find a letting in the next twelve months is in December (22/12 - 29/12). Conversely, it is in September (28/09 - 05/10) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.

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Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. No heat wave is expected in January, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a 2° low. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.

Accommodation options in Devon

In Devon, house rentals are the most prevalent type of accommodation. These types of accommodation have an average size of 95 m² and a median price of £155 a night. Moreover, this specific type of accommodation is usually the perfect choice for medium-sized groups and families, since the majority of house rentals can welcome groups of 5. Travellers looking for something else can also find many hotel rooms, which are the second most popular property type in Devon. These properties cost £116 a night, on average, and have an average size of 30 m².

Book a Devon cottage for the perfect country and seaside holiday

The county of Devon offers so many options for a family holiday that it’s impossible to see everything on one visit. Devon’s mild climate and wide range of holiday lettings mean that, whatever your preferences, you can create your perfect holiday experience.

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Getting There

How to get to Devon

Most visitors to Devon arrive by car, and the county is well-connected to the rest of the UK via the motorway network. Alternatively, the train from London to Exeter takes around three hours, or you can fly into Exeter Airport from other UK regional airports or many airports in Europe.

The main attraction of a holiday in Devon is the peace and quiet of the beautiful countryside, and as public transport can be few and far between outside of towns and cities, a car is a must to see all that Devon has to offer, using your cosy holiday cottage as a base.

Food & Drink

What to eat in Devon

Devon’s long coastline makes the county famous for its seafood, and some of the best fish in the country is caught and served in Devon’s restaurants. From humble fish and chips eaten out of paper on the seafront at Torquay to Michelin-starred eateries and gastro pubs, Devon has it all.

Try asking people living close to your Devon holiday cottage about the best places to eat locally. You just can't beat local knowledge about that up and coming gem of a restaurant which hasn't featured in the guide books yet!

You definitely can’t go to Devon without having a cream tea – scones laden with cream and jam and served with tea or coffee. Traditional cream tea is eaten in the afternoon, and all cafes, coffee shops and hotels will serve this sumptuous treat.

For a relaxed family holiday, there are also plenty of self-catering holiday lettings available in Devon, so you can easily kick back and relax at home in the evenings when you don't feel like eating out.

Weather & Climate

Weather in Devon

The south-west of England boasts the best climate in the UK, and has warm summers and mild winters. The best time to visit is between late May and early September, although if you’re a water sports fan, September and October have the warmest sea temperatures.

Snow is uncommon in Devon, except on the higher ground around Dartmoor. Summer months can be hot, with temperatures rivalling the Mediterranean resorts. Why not look for a Devon holiday letting with an outdoor pool, which will provide the perfect place to cool off on a warm July afternoon?

Attractions

Devon's top attractions

The main reason for visiting Devon is the beaches. You're spoilt for choice, with five kilometres of golden sands at Woolacombe Beach for family friendly swimming and sandcastles, Croyde Bay for rockpooling and surfing, or Torquay for the traditional British seaside holiday experience. Nine of Devon's beaches, including the popular Blackpool Sands beach in Dartmouth and South Sands beach in Salcombe, have been awarded the Blue Flag accreditation as testament to their cleanliness.

Devon isn’t short of history either, and it’s just a short hop from many Devon holiday lettings to Plymouth Hoe or Exeter Cathedral. Crealy Adventure Park offers a mix of children's attractions alongside other rollercoasters to keep the teenagers happy, and a great plan for cooler days is the enormous National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. For family friendly days out from your Devon holiday homes, visit the apes and giraffes at Paignton Zoo, or the miniature houses at Babbacombe Model Village.

To discover the great outdoors in Devon, look no further than the greater Dartmoor area. This region boasts beautiful national parks with rolling hills and granite outcroppings, which are home to wild ponies, along with many other animals.

Family Activities

Family holidays in Devon

Devon is a perfect destination for families - children will be more than happy playing on one of Devon’s many beaches, or in the countryside around your holiday cottage.

There are so many beaches in Devon that you could spend a month going to one each day and still not see them all. For a break from sandcastle-making, book the kids into surf school at Croyde or Woolacombe to learn the basics of surfing or bodyboarding, or take them to see the UK’s largest aquarium in Plymouth.

Local Attractions

Trips and excursions in Devon

Devon is predominantly rural, but the mid-size city of Exeter features plenty of art, culture and nightlife, alongside its breathtaking cathedral. The town of Plymouth also has a charming Old Town district with offbeat restaurants, galleries and bars. If you are still yearning for a trip to a bigger city, hop on a train for a short trip up to Bristol for shopping, restaurants and everything a major city has to offer.

The next county to the west, Cornwall, has just as much for visitors as Devon, and Tintagel castle and the pretty village of Fowey are both worth visiting. Take a look at leaflets and other information in your Devon holiday letting - it's impossible to cram everything there is to see into one visit, and you'll have to prioritise.

Sights & things to do in Devon

Beaches and wildlife in Devon

Woolacombe Beach

Located in the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sandy Woolacombe Beach is popular with surfers because of its breaking waves.

The Donkey Sanctuary

Hundreds of donkeys including the large French Poitou donkeys with their distinctive shaggy coats are waiting to meet you. The sanctuary is located in Sidmouth along the Jurassic Coast.

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

Home to 2.000 animals of 300 different species, the zoo's collection is categorised by habitat. Prominent exhibits include the Desert House, Forest Animals, Wetland Birds and the Tropical Forest House.

Yaraks Birds Of Prey Falconry Centre

The centre welcomes those who'd like to handle and fly birds of prey in an undisturbed, natural environment. Make an appointment to visit the owls, hawks, falcons and eagles.

Plymouth Hoe

The Hoe, a clifftop ridge boasts splendid views over the ocean bay and Drake's Island. Look out for Smeaton’s Tower lighthouse, an impressive 18th c. engineering feat.

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