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 174 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 174 retreats in Devon for October

6 bedroom thatched, dog friendly home near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Buddlewall is an historic east Devon farmhouse, in a beautiful hidden rural setting, a short drive inland from the spectacular World Heritage east Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1625 - £1895

7 bedroom, holiday home with an indoor pool near Totnes, South Devon.


Aveton Farmhouse, found in a gorgeous Devonshire valley a few miles from the coast, is set within 134 acres of farmland. Part of the farmhouse dates back centuries but over the yea...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2271 - £3256 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 12 + 2 cots between 5 Jan and 7 Dec 2019. The annexe (Bedroom 7) is excluded at the discounted rate.

7 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views in Shaldon, South Devon.


Set in one and a half acres of enclosed rolling grounds and landscaped gardens, Meadowcliff is without doubt the most amazing house for any family or large group gathering, with a ...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1890 - £2990

5 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views near Dartmouth, Devon.


Firwood is one of the most wonderful holiday homes. It boasts a very sought-after and unique location and the house itself has everything you need to ensure the perfect holiday for...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2008 - £2038

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

6 bedroom, dog friendly 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 sit...

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

Price per week £2035 - £2540


Situated in a beautiful tranquil valley bordered by a stream and hedgerows full of wildflowers, these gorgeous shepherd's huts are tucked into a meadow, each with their own patio-a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £945 - £1012


These two stunning cabins, hidden in the trees on the edge of a hilltop clearing and perched high above an unspoilt north Devon valley, give any alpine meadow setting a run for its...

  • Sleeps 4 in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1005 - £1033


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton on the coast, over Woodbury Common with its ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £821 - £1125


Set in 212 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, Grascott Forest Cottages are perfect for those who wish to truly unwind. This stunning area of north Devon is a UNESCO Biosphere...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £909 - £1170


Nestled in the stunning Walkham valley within Dartmoor National Park these three cottages are ideally located to explore this glorious part of Devon. Down a pretty lane edged with ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1976 - £2317

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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