Short Breaks in Devon

Devon has a fantastic range of holiday cottages for a short break, from cosy hideaways to seasides houses for the whole family.Read more

If you’ve been looking forward to a mid-week escape or a long weekend break, then Devon is a perfect choice. England’s only county with two coastlines, it’s a pretty special place to be. From beautiful, open moorland to lush countryside to scenic coastal views, you’ll be spoilt for things to see. With a range of beautiful self-catering accommodation, we’ll help you find your perfect getaway. We even have a number of beautiful baby-friendly and dog-friendly cottages, so the whole family will be happy.

 

Spring and Autumn Breaks in Devon

Spring and Autumn in Devon make for prime getaway time. The weather is mild and with fewer crowds, you’ll have more space to enjoy the many beautiful gems the region has to offer.

 

Summer Holidays in Devon

Devon is blessed with gorgeously warm summers. Often recording the highest temperatures in Britain, you could be forgiven for thinking you were holidaying in the Med. Flip-flops at the ready, fun times are coming.

 

Christmas Holidays in Devon

Enjoy Christmas this year in a home away from home. We have a number of luxury cottages for you to enjoy the festive atmosphere in comfort and style.

 

New Year Breaks in Devon

New Year’s Eve breaks can be booked from 1 November, although they can be agreed from 1 October at the Owner’s discretion if you’re hoping to book in advance. New Year’s Eve is a magical time of year where celebrations and merry-making are plentiful. Take a short break to join in with the action.

Winter Breaks in Devon

Winters in Devon are often among the mildest in the world, thanks to its latitudinal position. This makes it the perfect destination for a short break year-round with there always being something to do and see. Winter sees many dog restrictions lifted from beaches as well, so you can enjoy your break with your best friend too.

 

We have 163 holiday cottages only a short drive away, for a much needed time out in Devon.

We have 163 self-catering cottages in Devon available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £319

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

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

7 nights from £319

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

7 nights from £335

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

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

7 nights from £335

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £568.28 £454.40

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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

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

7 nights from £338

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

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

7 nights from £338

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £562.50 £449.60

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £339

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Wembury, South Devon.


An unique hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £339

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £340

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 £340

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  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £566.10 £452.80

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

7 nights from £342 *

Luxury shepherds hut with hot tub and fabulous views in the countryside near Ottery St Mary, Devon


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton, a dedicated meadow at Knightstone Farm awai...

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

7 nights from £342 *

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

7 nights from £348

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


This stunning area of north Devon is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, boasting a blend of special landscapes, wildlife and rich cultural heritage. Verbena Cottage is found down an unmad...

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

7 nights from £348

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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