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 191 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 191 retreats in Devon for October

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


Otter’s Holt is set in 38 acres of beautiful Devon riverside meadows and woodland. This traditional smallholding has earned conservation awards from Natural England and offers a wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £433

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Crab Apple Cottage is perfectly placed for the tranquility of the Blackdown Hills and the dramatic scenery and beaches of the east Devon Jurassic Coast. This newly renovated, detac...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £433

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

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

7 nights from £433

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Crislands Wendy House is in an excellent position for exploring the Jurassic Coast, the antiques shops of Honiton, the Cathedral City of Exeter and the east Devon Area of Outstandi...

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

7 nights from £433

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

2 bedroom, dog-friendly, converted barn near Exmoor National park


Westlake Barn is in a lovely rural setting, within easy reach of the popular market town of Dulverton, at the heart of Exmoor National Park, as well as the wide sandy surfing beach...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £440 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Smugglers Cottage is in a perfect location just one mile inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast, not far from the Devon/Dorset border on the outskirts of the beautiful east Devon ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £440 *

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £441

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Tucked deep in beautiful Devon countryside, offering woodland walks and coastal trips, Oak Leaf will delight discerning guests. Impeccably renovated, this semi-detached cottage ove...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £441

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

2 bedroom, dog friendly, clifftop cottage with sea views, Kingsbridge, Devon.


This truly is a quirky cottage, perched (and we mean perched) on top of a cliff with the front door only a couple of metres from the edge. Casa Marinero offers 180 degree views of ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

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

7 nights from £446

2 bedroom cottage with river views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


Dartmouth is well-known for its attractive riverside setting and the Britannia Royal Naval College. The river is full of craft and the town has plenty to offer; good restaurants, p...

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

7 nights from £446

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £447

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Instow, Devon.


Sea Cottage is a New England style 'beach retreat' chalet, just yards from Instow’s dunes and sandy beaches. With direct access onto the Tarka Cycle Trail and coast path it will ap...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £447

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

7 nights from £448

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


Overlooking the bustling fishing port of Brixham, its harbour full of boats of all sizes and shapes, Pebblestones is one of a terrace high up above the harbour, approached by a nar...

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

7 nights from £448

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