October Retreats in Devon

Think October and you may not think bright sunshine, clear skies and warm seas. However, you'd be surprised to hear that summer weather often continues well into October, and after months of the sun's rays, the seas can be at their warmest. Don't believe us? See for yourself and book a self-catering cottage in Devon. We have 15 of the finest cottages available for you to choose from.Read more

If you love the countryside, then Devon in October is sure to delight. With huge expanses of rolling fields and woodland adopting a beautiful golden glow you can choose from countless walks, wandering passed rust-coloured hedgerows and mounds of multi-coloured leaves. If you have got a two or four-legged friend who would love to join you, we have cottages to suit all group sizes including dog-friendly accommodation. Devon doesn't just offer a rural idyll though. Miles of stunning coastline provide a wonderful playground to walk, talk and sit and admire the views. Head off on a solo retreat or gather up all the family; October half term is just around the corner and kids of all ages won't fail to be enthralled by all that's on offer. 

Pick from 15 retreats in Devon for October

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £719

Town Barn

4460

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Town Barn is beautifully positioned in a village setting with uninterrupted views from your own wrap-around decking. There is a choice of unspoilt beaches just a short drive away o...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £719

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1221 *

Alice's Cottage

4512

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


Alice's Cottage is no normal cottage and is set to impress from the moment you push open the double gate to your private secluded holiday home, enclosed garden and paddock. The cot...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1221 *

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

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

7 nights from £525

Foxglove

3855

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Foxglove is an exceptionally charming, stone-built cottage nestled within 21 acres of the fabulous Stancombe Manor grounds. This picturesque and tranquil setting doesn't just offer...

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

7 nights from £525

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £556

The Coach House

4376

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, East Devon.


Just renovated and ready to welcome guests for the first time, The Coach House is something very special. It is in another world, hidden away from it all and surrounded by beautifu...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £556

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £572

Lakeside House

4075

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


This stunning family-sized holiday home with private hot tub, large enclosed garden and wonderful stocked fishing lake is in east Devon, a short and easy drive from the World Herit...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £572

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

7 nights from £597

Number 8

4539

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Located perfectly to access all the key holiday hot spots in and around Brixham, this welcoming cottage is the perfect retreat for a small family or couples alike. The bustling har...

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

7 nights from £597

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1398 *

Lythecourt

4424

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


Lythecourt is a wonderful Victorian house with over four acres of grounds, in a fabulous elevated setting above the route that is called 'The Gateway to Exmoor' just outside the mi...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1398 *

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

7 nights from £1669 *

Meadowgate

2356

6 bedroom, dog friendly, rural 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...

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

7 nights from £1669 *

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £705

Anzac

4308

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


If you are looking for a large property within striking distance of Brixham harbour, look no further. Perched at the top of Brixham, only a short downhill walk from the bustling ha...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £705

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £915

Marigold

4299

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


This perfectly located holiday home offers entertainment in abundance, whilst treating you to peace and tranquility from the pretty enclosure of your private garden. Only a twenty-...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £915

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