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 117 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 117 retreats in Devon for October

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £333

Princes Granary

761

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Plymouth, South Devon.


An unique hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £333

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

Swallow's Nest

4356

Dog friendly quirky holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


If you want different. If you want quirky. If you want an experience that you will remember forever, come and stay here. How about this for a holiday experience combination like no...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Mon

7 nights from £347

The Granary

2760

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Mon

7 nights from £347

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £350 *

Poppy Yurt

2720

Luxury glamping in a beautiful yurt for 5 people near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Conjure up in your mind a small piece of south Devon rural heaven. Four and a half acres of wildflower meadows, woodlands, a stream and a large lake - and then think of a bit of 'g...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £350 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

Kiln Cottage

1175

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


In an idyllic location, down a quiet lane just outside a pretty village and surrounded by open fields, this 18th Century cottage is well located for touring the beautiful South Ham...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

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

7 nights from £352

Dairy Cottage

4387

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


Welcome to one of south Devon's most peaceful locations and this beautiful renovated 18th Century barn within Dartmoor National Park. This gorgeous cottage for two offers the perfe...

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

7 nights from £352

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

7 nights from £379

Ashley's Shack

3008

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk up the little path through three acres of grounds and woods and there you'll find delightful Ashley's Shack, sat in an idyllic spot up above a large lake. Painted a pretty pal...

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

7 nights from £379

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

Shepherd's Oak

3280

Dog friendly shepherds hut for two with a 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 £382

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

7 nights from £382

Stargazy Sky Shepherd's Hut

3296

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, East 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 £382

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

Shepherd’s Delight

2732

Dog friendly shepherds hut sleeping two 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 £382

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