Cottages by the sea in North Devon

For seaside holiday cottages in Devon, look no further. We've got this coastline covered. With so many miles of scenic coastline, North Devon is the perfect destination for a holiday by the sea.

Head to North Devon, cottages by the sea will make your holiday all the more special. With luxury coastal cottages perched on impressive clifftops, looking out for miles over the sparkling horizon, to bijoux fishermen's cottages on the beach for a seaside holiday in accommodation that really is by the sea. 

Head close to the Cornwall border but stay in Devon by heading out on Hartland Point for views of the sea that surround you, popping in to Clovelly for wiggly cobbled streets that open into a view of the deep blue. Follow the A39 along the coast to the bigger towns of Westward Ho! and Bideford. The former has the biggest beaches for watersports, the latter a more leisurely river mouth view, but both with plenty of water for a North Devon holiday by the sea. Hop the converging river mouths at Appledore to Braunton and explore seaside nature reserves before nipping to the very north of North Devon at Ilfracombe and on into the Devon fringes of Exmoor. The coastline swings high and low in these parts so you can experience the dramatic cliff faces of this more rugged landscape as well as wander beachfronts. 

Cafes and restaurants feature picture windows to make the most of the beaches and sea views, but make sure you book a coastal cottage in North Devon, whether for a week of water gazing or a quick refreshing getaway on a coastal short break. We've holiday cottages by the sea that are dog friendly too, so there's no excuse to stay at home. Find your favourite from our 17 North Devon holiday accommodation by the sea.

North Devon cottages by the sea

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Appledore, North Devon.


Tydemans Cottage is at the heart of the pretty north Devon fishing village of Appledore, close to some of north Devon's most fabulous sandy beaches. This beautifully renovated cott...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £428 - £1070

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Croyde.


Located in the pretty village of Georgeham, just over a mile from one of the longest sandy surfing beaches on the north Devon coast, this 17th Century cottage comes complete with t...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £512 - £1280

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Westward Ho!.


This exceptional, new purpose-built property is an absolute treat, a family-sized holiday home moments from the Blue Flag, sandy beach at Westward Ho! on the north Devon coast. Hea...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £624 - £1280

3 bedroom thatched cottage near the beach in Instow, North Devon.


This beautiful and historic cottage is at the heart of the north Devon hamlet of Westleigh, just one mile from the stunning sandy beach at Instow. Plovers Barron is a listed 17th C...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £631 - £1450

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4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Instow, Devon.


Just steps from the beautiful sandy beach in the north Devon coastal resort of Instow, 2 Bar View, an attractive period cottage, is the perfect base for a family holiday. The house...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £796 - £1990

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Appledore, Devon.


Waterhayes is a superb brand new contemporary property, set over three floors and with wonderful estuary views from Appledore across to Instow and the north Devon countryside beyon...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £965 - £1950

6 bedroom, dog friendly home near the sea in Welcombe, North Devon.


Meadowgate is Kirstie Allsopp’s beautiful ‘Homemade Home’. Found in total seclusion minutes from Welcombe Mouth, one of the most stunning beaches on the north coast, Meadowgate sit...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1995 - £3615

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