According to research based on cave fossils in the area, scientists claim that North Devon has been inhabited for at least 60,000 years. Renting a bungalow or cottage affords you numerous opportunities for excursions and coastal escapades in this quaint countryside setting. When your fun-filled day has ended, staying in a cosy North Devon holiday cottage will feel like a home away from home.
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Holiday homes and cottages with a garden
Aiming to enjoy time outside during your stay in North Devon? Book a holiday home with a garden for your trip. See our range of accommodation with gardens and find a holiday rental today - al-fresco dining, lawn games and outdoor fun with friends, family and pets await!
Apartments and holiday lettings with a kitchen
Looking for self-catering accommodation in North Devon? Find the perfect letting for you with our selection of North Devon holiday rentals with kitchens. Well-appointed and equipped with plenty of cooking appliances, these holiday homes are great for self-catered stays.
Popular holiday rental amenities in North Devon
North Devon District is a perfect spot if you have a pet, since a lot of holiday lettings here permit you to bring along your pet. If this is a top requirement for you, check the cottage in North Devon District. This is the most pet-friendly property type there. One-third of the pet-friendly rentals are located less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
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Price and Availability Index for North Devon
Holiday Letting Price Information in North Devon
We summarised price data in the graph above to give you more insights as to accommodation costs in North Devon. The most expensive month in North Devon District is July (27/07 – 03/08), when nightly prices are £268 on average. Prices decrease in November to an average of £126 per night (02/11 – 09/11).
Rental availability information in North Devon
The availability graph shows the percentage of available holiday rentals in North Devon. The week with the least available rentals is in November (09/11 – 16/11), with only 25% of the rentals available. In contrast, only 30% of the holiday homes are booked during a week in December (30/12 – 06/01).
The Weather in North Devon
Above is a weather diagram for North Devon District. On average, the warmest month is July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 3° in February. The wettest month is January, while the driest month is April.
7-Day Weather Forecast in North Devon
What to eat on your North Devon holiday
North Devon is brimming with creative fare and old classics. For a hearty meal to split your britches, head to Pig On the Hill in Bideford. An assortment of treats from braised pig cheeks, mash and seasonal greens to rump steak with brisket and mushrooms leave travellers' bellies full and satisfied.
If you fancy something more exotic, then you can't go wrong with the Spice of India takeaway in Barnstaple. Its famous curries and samosas are some of the best you'll encounter outside of India itself.
Travellers in the mood for a more upscale dining atmosphere will enjoy the Blue Ball Inn in Lynmouth. In the evening, specialities such as hake gratin, pan-fried duck breast and fillet of beef are cooked-to-order and enjoyed in the gorgeous dining room with wood and stone accents.
Simple pub fare is also easily accessible at establishments such as The Champ, in Appledore, or Fortescue Arms, in Woolacombe. Classics like cottage pie, lasagna, burgers and nachos are always on the menu!
Museums and history in North Devon
Invasions and battles have shaped this beautiful region and have undoubtedly had a lasting impact. If you get excited over seafaring and its history and the influence it has had on North Devon, don't miss the North Devon Maritime Museum. Located right on the coast in Appledore, this museum boasts countless artefacts and exhibits on shipbuilding to shipwrecks and beyond.
Should you find you're more of a World War II buff, the Cobbaton Combat Collection in Bideford is a must-see. Only a 30min drive from the Maritime Museum, this vast collection of British, American, Russian and Canadian military equipment used during the second world war will leave you amazed at human ingenuity in challenging circumstances.
Another not-to-be-missed site, in Ilfracombe, is the Chapel of St. Nicholas sitting on top of a hill with stunning views of the surrounding sea and cliffs. At nearly 700 years old, this lighthouse and place of worship was built by monks in 1321.
Family holidays in North Devon
A family trip to North Devon wouldn't be complete without making sure the kids have spent all their energy. Visit the Milky Way Adventure Park for a truly out-of-this-world experience where your children can splash around in the water park, knock about in dodgem cars, or slide down the Gravity Rider. Milky Way offers annual passes and is great for groups and birthday parties. There are also activities for toddlers.
The Ultimate Adventure Centre in Bideford is perfect for the entire family to enjoy some intense physical activities, including obstacle courses, camping and high ropes. You can even bring the family dog to join in on the fun. Take a surfing class, have a foot-race at night, kayak, paddle board and more. Booking in advance is recommended as the centre can get quite busy depending on the season.
Not all the family attractions in North Devon are about physical exertion - Ilfracombe Sea Safari offers numerous options for carting you and your loved ones around the surrounding coastal area. You will be able to observe the local wildlife and panoramic views of the seaside from the comfort of your seat.
Outdoor adventures in Devon
Get out and stretch those legs at Active Escape in Ilfracombe. Here you'll be able to engage in a range of activities from coasteering to paddle boarding, rafting and more. If you're simply in the mood for some hiking, pay a visit to Combe Martin Beach Holiday Park. The scenery along the hilly coastline is spectacular and there are trails for cycling.
For an exotic excursion make your way to Exmoor to North Devon Hawks Walks. On this adventure, groups of up to four people will enjoy walking through woods and meadows and get an introduction to some hands-on falconry. Marvel at these magnificent birds in a luxuriant countryside setting, and witness first-hand how their handlers control them with ease.
Information about holiday rentals in North Devon
|🏡 Holiday homes available||4,441 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 68%|
|🌙 Nightly prices from||£38|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Parking and Pool|
|🐾 Pet friendly rentals||1,146 properties|
|🏊 Holiday rentals with pools||649 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday lettings are available to book in North Devon?
Low season in North Devon is in December, so you'll be able to choose a great deal for House rentals or Cottage for your holiday.
What is the most popular holiday apartment amenity in North Devon?
When booking a holiday home in North Devon, consider looking for a place with Pets allowed, Parking, or Pool, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday lettings in North Devon have a pool?
Holiday homes with pools are 15 of all offers in North Devon for an average cost of £208 per night.
What is the perfect time to travel to North Devon?
Sun lovers should visit North Devon in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
How do I find deals on holiday rentals in North Devon?
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