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 193 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 193 retreats in Devon for October

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

7 nights from £429

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk the little path through the three acres of the Owners' grounds and woods and there you'll find Ashley's Shack. Up above a large lake covered in water lilies in the summer mont...

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

7 nights from £429

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

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

7 nights from £436

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


This is an exceptional bolthole in a farmstead setting, shared with the friendly Owners, high up above the River Exe as it winds through the beautiful hills and woodland between Ti...

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

7 nights from £436

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £443

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


The Mouse House perches high above the River Exe, in a hilltop position with spectacular panoramic views across the Devon countryside close to Exmoor National Park. This excepti...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £443

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £443

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor.


If you are looking for something a little bit special, then look no further. This super-stylish, little haven is as cute and scrumptious as its name suggests. You are guaranteed to...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £443

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456 *

Shepherds Hut sleeping 5, dog friendly near Tiverton, North Devon.


Shepherd's Sky Super Hut is truly unique. This huge shepherd's hut, measuring 36' long, has been lovingly treated to a bespoke make-over, and offers two bedrooms at either end whic...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456 *

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

7 nights from £462

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Ilfracombe.


In the heart of pretty Berrynarbor village just half a mile from the beaches, harbours and cliffs of the north Devon coastline, Little Bessemer is the perfect holiday retreat. Idea...

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

7 nights from £462

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £469

Luxury dog friendly glamping cabin with hot tub in Colyton, Devon


Snuggled into the hillside and reached on foot up through an ancient orchard, this bespoke cabin is the ultimate rural retreat. Gaze at the stars through the window from your super...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £469

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

7 nights from £473

Luxury glamping in a beautiful Shepherds Hut near Exeter


Nestled in a tranquil rural meadow yet less than five miles from the Roman city of Exeter and very easy to reach, Apple Blossom really does have it all. This gorgeous shepherd's hu...

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

7 nights from £473

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

Boutique style luxury glamping in a Shepherds Hut near Exeter


Cherry Blossom is a dream, found in a peaceful meadow bordered by a babbling stream less than five miles from the historic city of Exeter and really easy to reach. This gorgeous sh...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

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