Cottages for October half term in Devon

Sometimes the summer sun extends well into winter in the West Country, so try a Devon holiday cottage for October half term.

October can be the most colourful month of the year, with trees parading their final flourish before stripping bare for the winter. Take the kids on a half term holiday to remember and soak up the last hints of green in Devon. A day out to a public garden might not be first on the children's list of things to do but running through tunnels lined with golden leaves and feeling the crunch underfoot will soon have them jumping in leafy mounds with excitement. The sea has a magical quality, reflecting the October sky and sparkling on the horizon. It doesn't matter if the weather takes a turn for the wintery worse, as a good storm will liven up any school holiday - stand safely back from the sea and feel the salty spray

We have 156 self catering cottages for the October half term in Devon


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton, a dedicated meadow at Knightstone Farm awai...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1004 - £1115


Beer Cottage is a welcoming semi-detached cottage set within 16 acres of grounds, boasting the most beautiful and tranquil countryside you could imagine and the perfect dog-friendl...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1139

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2378


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1666


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 16 + 4 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2315


The gorgeous Cider Press is a great family retreat, set on a 260 acre farm in the heart of east Devon, just a few miles from the popular market town of Honiton and close to the Bla...

  • Sleeps 18 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2667