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 194 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 194 retreats in Devon for October

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

7 nights from £473

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Taken from the name of the rocks along this dramatic and exhilarating stretch of the north Devon coast, this beautiful shepherd's hut has views that will take your breath away - mi...

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

7 nights from £473

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

7 nights from £473

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Wild Pear Beach is in sight of this gorgeous shepherd's hut and gives it its name. High above the incredible north Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, with its dramati...

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

7 nights from £473

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Colyton, South Devon.


This welcoming cottage sits above the popular east Devon town of Colyton – a stone’s throw from the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast and Lyme Regis on the border with Dorset....

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £502

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


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £502

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

Woodland cabin with hot tub, sleeping two near South Molton in North Devon.


Looking towards the woodland on the facing hillside with wonderful valley views to the side as well, a wide deck for the hot tub and a gorgeous, spacious interior, this is glamping...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

Woodland cabin with hot tub, sleeping two near South Molton in North Devon.


King's Cabin has a delightful uninterrupted view directly down the length of the valley and the huge deck is the perfect private setting for the hot tub. A little path (steep in pl...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

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

7 nights from £504

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


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

7 nights from £504

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

7 nights from £529

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views, Shaldon.


Bay Cottage is just steps from the beach in Shaldon, which lines the south shore of the Teign estuary. The South West Coast Path is on the doorstep, so this is a fantastic place fo...

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

7 nights from £529

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

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

7 nights from £530

Dog friendly luxury shepherds hut with fishing pond near Bideford, North Devon.


This is an exceptional shepherd's hut in a simply unbeatable setting - sheltered in a little copse of trees in a private lakeside setting with its very own hot tub. The gentle roll...

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

7 nights from £530

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £533

Gorgeous Airstream, sleeping 2, luxury glamping near Dartmouth, South Devon.


"They're so cool" seems to be the universal reaction to seeing the distinctive highly polished, curvy Airstreams. And cool Airstream 1234 certainly is. Built in 1956 it is a 'Sover...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £533

Loading more