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 184 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 184 retreats in Devon for October

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

7 nights from £569

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Holsworthy, North Devon.


This amazing reverse level house offers you the most incredible views from its extremely lavish raised decked area. Sit back and relax on the comfy patio furniture with a glass of ...

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

7 nights from £569

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £595

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the end of a long driveway, Oak Cottage is based within the grounds of Swainstone Manor and provides one of the most peaceful s...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £595

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £609

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

7 nights from £609

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

7 nights from £680

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

7 nights from £680

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

7 nights from £681

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Eeyore's Cottage, once owned by Christopher Robin Milne, the son of Winnie the Pooh author A A Milne, has been beautifully restored. Found in the hamlet of Embridge, it is a 15 min...

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

7 nights from £681

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £644.16 £515.33

  • 10% off

    6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £783.24 £704.70

  • 10% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £726.26 £653.40

  • 10% off

    27 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    £674.59 £607.50

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £714

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Dartmouth, South Devon.


The Barn is a real home-from-home, offering comfort and quirkiness; this attractive property is a great holiday venue whatever the occasion. It’s bright and airy, certain to put a ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £714

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £730

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. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £730

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £744

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


What a house – and what a view! There are indeed spectacular views from Spring Tide, one of a pair of contemporary properties, built to a very high specification, in the village of...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £744

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

7 nights from £747 *

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


Lower Upcott farmhouse and its detached 'grand design' barn conversion housing a games-room and 'private cinema' TV-room together create a unique and breathtaking holiday property ...

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

7 nights from £747 *

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

7 nights from £760

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Torquay, Devon.


With spectacular views over Blue Flag Meadfoot beach, this spacious and tastefully designed, semi-detached house is the perfect holiday home for any occasion. The stunning sea view...

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

7 nights from £760

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £725.40 £580.32

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