Autumn Cottages for October Half Term in Devon

Let the kids blow off steam after their first half term at school and give yourself a break from the rhythm of everyday life. A holiday over October half term can provide you with the rest and relaxation you need, surrounded by your favourite people. Across Devon we have a range of family-friendly cottages primed and ready to welcome you this autumn. Visit an old favourite or discover a new, the choice is yours for a Devon escape. Read more

With Devon often enjoying warm sunshine late into the year, an October half-term holiday can be exactly what the doctor ordered. Our range of luxury self-catering cottages come in all shapes and sizes, offering all sorts of facilities. This means that even if the weather does turn bad, you can cosy up and listen to the rain dance hypnotically outside as you relax in total comfort and warmth. Choose from cottages with open-fires, games rooms for kids or even indoor swimming pools; there is plenty for you to fall in love with this autumn. At Classic Cottages we pride ourselves on marketing only the finest quality cottages in Devon. Each one is handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped with everything you could need and more for your stay. 

165 luxury cottages for October half term in Devon

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405 *

Luxury shepherds hut with hot tub and fabulous views in the countryside near Ottery St Mary, 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 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £423

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £423

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Dawlish, South Devon.


This delightful and spacious detached cottage provides the perfect getaway location for two. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, The Apple House offers you a wonderful ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £429

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk the little path through the three acres of the Owners' grounds and woods and there you'll find Ashley's Shack. Up above a large lake covered in water lilies in the summer mont...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £429

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


This is an exceptional bolthole in a farmstead setting, shared with the friendly Owners, high up above the River Exe as it winds through the beautiful hills and woodland between Ti...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

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