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 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £282

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 £282

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

7 nights from £344 *

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 £344 *

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

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

7 nights from £358 *

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 £358 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £366 *

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 £366 *

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

7 nights from £366 *

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


Welcome to one of Brixham’s most charming cottage-style town houses. Only moments from the bustling harbourside, this beautifully presented retreat provides everything you could wi...

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

7 nights from £366 *

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

7 nights from £378

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 Fri

7 nights from £378

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

7 nights from £379

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 £379

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £399

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 £399

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £399

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 £399

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

7 nights from £400

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


This beautiful little cottage is a fantastic Dartmoor bolthole for guests looking for a break from routine. Snuggled in beside the other cottages surrounding Widecombe in the Moor'...

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

7 nights from £400

Loading more