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 183 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 183 retreats in Devon for October

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

7 nights from £460

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage and a pool in Croyde


Close to some of north Devon’s best sandy surfing beaches, Orchard Dene is in the heart of the lovely village of Georgeham, with two good pubs and a shop within walking distance. T...

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

7 nights from £460

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

7 nights from £462

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Sidmouth, South Devon.


Sidbury is a delightful unspoilt village just three miles inland from Sidmouth on the wonderful east Devon Jurassic Coast. This tranquil spot is a perfect holiday base for explorin...

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

7 nights from £462

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

7 nights from £469

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


This perfect rural idyll has everything to offer guests who are seeking to explore Devon from the comfort of an exemplary home-from-home base. Moorhayes used to be an old barn and ...

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

7 nights from £469

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

7 nights from £470

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Seashells is in the award-winning Nautilus seafront development at Westward Ho!. Situated close to two of north Devon’s prettiest fishing villages, Appledore and Instow, Westward H...

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

7 nights from £470

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £444.40 £355.52

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

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


Just a few miles inland from north Devon’s beautiful sandy beaches, Fig Tree Cottage is a peaceful retreat with its own large private walled garden and beyond, a further five acres...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £558.60 £446.88

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

7 nights from £489

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set amidst truly unspoilt Devonshire countryside, close to the Devon and Cornwall border, Scarlett’s Barn is a delightful home-from-home barn conversion ideal for those who want to...

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

7 nights from £489

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

7 nights from £489

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


Nestled in a tranquil valley, Cider Barn has beautiful views across the hamlet of Harpford. This is a haven for walkers with footpaths to the River Otter and access to the East Dev...

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

7 nights from £489

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  • 10% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £533.72 £480.34

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

7 nights from £489

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


If your idea of a holiday is fresh air and tranquil surroundings, Stable Cottage has the most fabulous south-facing garden and summer-house. Set in the courtyard of a former workin...

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

7 nights from £489

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

7 nights from £493

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Foxglove is an exceptionally charming stone-built cottage nestled within 21 acres of the fabulous Stancombe Manor grounds. This picturesque and tranquil setting doesn't just offer ...

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

7 nights from £493

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  • 10% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £464.97 £418.47

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

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


This gorgeous detached property will surpass expectations in all respects. Created from an original farm building on an historic farmstead, The Cow Shed excels itself in the attent...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

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