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 195 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 195 retreats in Devon for October

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

7 nights from £275

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


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

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

7 nights from £275

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

7 nights from £293 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Ottery St Mary, South Devon.


This cheerful cottage is close to the east Devon village of Whimple, between Honiton and Exeter. It is a pretty and peaceful rural area surrounded by traditional apple orchards and...

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

7 nights from £293 *

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £306 *

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


Located in the heart of Brixham, 1 Pump Street Mews, a bright and airy apartment, provides a great base to return to after a day exploring or relaxing in this spectacular part of t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £306 *

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

7 nights from £322 *

Dog friendly glamping in a gorgeous wagon near Crediton, North Devon.


The Wagon with Faraway Views takes Glamping to a really high standard and is a great choice for a couple or a family with young children. Dogs are very much welcome here and there ...

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

7 nights from £322 *

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

7 nights from £325 *

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


A ten minute walk down to the sea, the village of Holcombe is tucked away in the Devon countryside but within easy reach of the attractions of the south Devon coast. This cosy,...

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

7 nights from £325 *

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

7 nights from £325

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

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

7 nights from £325

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327 *

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


This attractive three-storey apartment boasts quality and comfort throughout, whilst being nestled in a great location in the heart of Brixham, with endless entertainment and local...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

1 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Beer, South Devon.


Topsails is a welcoming bolthole a stone's throw from the unspoilt pebbled beach at Beer, a traditional fishing village in a sheltered bay on the beautiful east Devon World Heritag...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

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  • 10% off

    25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

    £468.24 £421.20

  • 10% off

    1 Jun 2019 - 8 Jun 2019

    £409.71 £369.00

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

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

7 nights from £354

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Clovelly, North Devon.


Moonstone is a delightful single-storey, one bedroom, detached cottage just 1.5 miles from the rugged north Devon coast and the dramatic coastal path. At low tide vast expanses of ...

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

7 nights from £354

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £361

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


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £361

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  • 20% off

    1 Jun 2019 - 8 Jun 2019

    £406.89 £325.60

  • 20% off

    8 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019

    £406.89 £325.60

  • 20% off

    15 Jun 2019 - 22 Jun 2019

    £422.75 £338.40

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