Where to Stay in South Devon


Self Catering and B&Bs in South Devon


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21 Island Street, Salcombe

21 Island Street is a lovely self catering holiday cottage, perfectly located next to the beautiful Salcombe estuary, a short level walk (only 5 mins) into the pretty town centre, and an ideal base from which to explore The Salcombe Estuary, The South Hams and The West Country beyond.

The cottage has two bedrooms and can sleep 4-6 guests (4 comfortably).

This lovely cottage has been our family bolt hole for over 80 years, and is a great destination for family beach holidays or grown-up weekend escapes, with the nearby pristine beaches, epic coastal walks, and Salcombe's cosy pubs and excellent restaurants. It includes A loft room with futon and Velux window and a pretty courtyard to relax or have a barbecue

Apartment 5, Burgh Island Causeway holiday resort

A self-catering luxury holiday apartment, which sleeps up to 6 (with a sofa bed), welcomes children and dogs and is located in an idyllic part of the Devon (South West England) coast in South Hams at Bigbury-on-Sea, fronting a large sandy beach. The self-catering apartment and the holiday resort location have everything you need for a great seaside holiday. This self-catering accommodation is a weekly holiday rental, except in low season when weekend holidays and short break holidays are available. 

Ashleigh House , Kingsbridge 01548  852893

Ashleigh House is a comfortable, friendly Bed and Breakfast situated in a quiet area of the medieval market town of Kingsbridge, within easy walking distance of the picturesque estuary and local pubs and restaurants

There are 8 comfortable guest bedrooms, all have en-suite facilities with walk-in showers, flat screen televisions, beverage trays, hair-dryers and complementary toiletries, an iron & ironing board are available. Delicious freshly cooked Breakfasts served in the spacious dining room.

Ashleigh House is run in a relaxed informal way by Sue and Richard Agar, guests have their own room and front door key allowing them to come and go as they please,kindly note Ashleigh House is strictly non-smoking. Some off-street parking, however when this is full there is ample free parking on the roads to the front and side of the house.

Belsford Court, Nr Harberton



An idyllic rural retreat for all the family nestling in the rolling hills and valleys of the South Hams, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The rural hamlet  of Devon cottage, Belsford Court, is close to the pretty village of Harberton with its 13th cent Church House Inn serving great beers and food, and its historic church and buldings.

We are centrally located for access to the historic towns of Totnes (10 mins by car), Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Salcombe and Modbury. Explore the wonderful coastline at Blackpool Sands, Bantham and Bigbury. Walk the Yealm, Erme, Avon, Salcombe/Kingsbridge and the Dart estuaries and the wild open spaces of Dartmoor National Park. Enjoy the sea side fun of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.  There are numerous other picturesque villages, pubs, restaurants attractions and places to visit within the surrounding area.

We are at the end of the lane: 'Heaven in Devon'. No passing traffic only tractors, sheep, cows, horses and an abundance of wildlife, over looking the peace and tranquillity of the Harbourne Valley and open countryside. The six cottages are within traditional Devon stone barns arranged around a central courtyard and converted to a high standard set within 3.5 acres of private grounds including a stream, wild flower meadow, copse and picnic area. Facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, games room, children's play/games areas, laundry room and barbecue. We are open all year round and short breaks and rest and relaxation weekends are available in the spring and autumn

Dair House, 9 Linhey Close, Kingsbridge 01548 853376

 Sally and Will welcome you to their lovely B&B, from where a convenient short walk takes you to the estuary and into Kingsbridge with its pubs and restaurants.  Double or twin accommodation is available in this friendly home situated within interesting terraced gardens, which were part of the Open Gardens scheme in Kingsbridge this year.

Email: sallyandlynton@btopenworld.com 

Higher Beeson House - Beeson, Kingsbridge  

Higher Beeson House is a hidden gem in the South Devon coastal countryside. Luxurious Bed and Breakfast in an informal, relaxed atmosphere set in a tranquil valley just under a mile from Beesands fishing village.

Three of our rooms are in a stone barn which was converted from its former life of the farm stables; all are spacious, superior, individually designed en-suite bedrooms.  All rooms have super-king-size beds; one room has a four-poster bed.  There is a choice of shower or spa bath in the double en-suites; the four-poster room has shower and spa bath. New in 2010 is our Garden Room, another conversion from a small detached stone barn overlooking the garden and pond.   This is a twin bedded room; with en-suite shower room. All rooms are centrally heated and have 32”TVs and DVD players, beverage trays, hairdryers, ironing facilities and safes. Duvets and pillows are all hypoallergenic. There is a shared guests’ fridge.

Relax in the owner’s dining room; a short walk across the courtyard, to enjoy a delicious, traditional Aga cooked breakfast using local produce.


 Summerhouse with log burner and TV : High speed internet access for laptop computers : 3-course dinners by prior arrangement.   www.higherbeeson.co.uk and enquiries@higherbeeson.co.uk

Higher Whitestone Near Slapton

Higher Whitestone has beautiful breathtaking views across the countryside and to the sea. It is a place where you, your family and friends can take a break from the routine of home, by relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty that surrounds you, or by visiting the local attractions. Higher Whitestone is a spacious 3 bedroom bungalow in the heart of South Devon's countryside.

The small village of Slapton is 1.5 miles away, where there is a shop, a pub and a bus stop. If it's the sea you are after, it is 2.5 miles away, where you can walk along the Ley and take in the wildlife. Kingsbridge is a larger town, approximately 8.5 miles, where there are local shops aswell as a couple of supermarkets.

Knowle Farm, Rattery Nr Totnes


 'Apache' our young Donkey and his pal 'Pete' our Dartmoor Heritage Pony mingle with the sheep, alpacas and wild birds around the pond and river whilst buzzards soar above. Open your cottage door and the chickens and ducks will be waiting for your children to feed them (they spend their days roaming around the cottages). In fact everyone wants to be fed - don't forget the pigs and rabbits  This is Knowle Farm - a paradise for little children and animal lovers alike including - Heated indoor pool, Indoor Soft Play area, Tennis Court, Wooden play unit, Childrens TV channels CBBC and CBeebies in all cottages.  Knowle Farm set in 44 acres of South Devon countryside offers six beautifully converted barns overlooking wonderful farmland views. The cottages sleep from two to eight plus cots


Longbow Barns, Dartmouth


Dating back to Saxon times Longbow Barns is situated high up in the town of Dartmouth with commanding views down through the trees, over the town and out to the Dart estuary and sea,  yet only a short distance down into the town and all its amenities. The attraction of the Barn is that it comprises two apartments (Upper accommodates 4) (Lower accommodates 6) that can be rented separately or combined to give accommodation for up to 10. The Barn offers the perfect location for a family holiday or a get together with friends. We offer weekly holidays or short breaks of either 2 or 3 nights or 4 or 5 nights duration.


Excellent pubs and restaurants nearby,  Great Walking and River Trips,  Spacious Dining and Living rooms,  Full fitted modern Kitchens,  Washer / Dryer,  Separate Bathrooms for all Bedrooms,  TV, DVD, Video,  High chairs & travel cot,  Plenty of parking,  Excellent Shopping, Public Houses and Restaurants Nearby,  Separate Lawned Gardens with Child Safety Pond (tables / chairs & benches)

Milwheel Cottage, Colmer Estate


Colmer Estate is a unique collection of 20 holiday cottages set in the centre of the idyllic South Hams in South Devon. Each of the self catering holiday cottages is privately owned and enjoys its own style and individuality, but all share the same commitment to quality. The charming, old, stone buildings of Colmer’s original farming estate have been converted into rustic self catering holiday cottages which combine traditional character with modern convenience.

There is a Georgian Manor House which is now converted into individual holiday apartments. The 28 acres of grounds vary from landscaped lawns and walled gardens to wild woodland and meadows. There are heated indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis court, gym, safe play areas and a fishing lake. All of these facilities and more are provided free of charge. These are the ingredients of a perfect self catering holiday in Devon.

Milwheel Cottage has two bedrooms, spacious open-plan living and is ideal for up to 2 adults and 2 children + cot . Bedroom 1 offers a king size bed and bedroom 2 has 3’ bunk beds and a cot.  Millwheel Cottage is part of the Old Mill block, and the rear window of the second bedroom looks out onto the massive mill wheel itself.

Norton Park, Near Dartmouth - The chalets are in a prime position on Norton Park with beautiful country views and a glimpse of the Dart Estuary below. The site has lawns around the chalets with space for outdoor picnics and for children to play well away from any traffic. 


Norton Park is about 1 mile from the Centre of the historic town of Dartmouth and about 7 miles to the equally historic Totnes.

Rosanne B & B, Kingsbridge


Roger and Helen Fisher can offer you a welcoming and relaxing stay at Rosanne Bed and Breakfast which  is situated at the top of Kingsbridge within a 10 minute walking distance to the town centre and quay. We are open all year and Holly, our Golden Retriever welcomes children and well behaved dogs.

Rosanne has three bedrooms, all tastefully refurbished. The double and family bedrooms all have en-suites with tea/coffee making facilities, TV, radio and hairdriers. We also have two single bedrooms, one with en-suite and one with separate bathroom exclusive to this room. We also have WiFi. 


Spreadeagles B&B near Kingsbridge & Salcombe, South Devon

Spread Eagles bed and breakfast is located in Churchstow Village in the beautiful South Hams and is perfectly positioned for those looking for a relaxing walking holiday in South Devon, with plenty of towns, beaches and various local attractions close by to explore and enjoy. Offering beautiful views overlooking the Avon Valley and Dartmoor, we even have our own 24 acres of land, over which you are free to roam, you are also welcome to sit and relax in the garden with your tea or coffee or even a bottle of wine!

Spreadeagles comes equipped with the following facilities to make your holiday break a more enjoyable experience:-

- Free wireless internet

- Dog friendly, although there is a small change for your very well behaved pet.

- We are a non-smoking house

The Tradesman's Arms, Stokenham


The Tradesman's Arms is a fine, turn of the 14th Century, thatched pub and restaurant. During the cooler months the log-burning fire creates a lovely cosy atmosphere whilst in warmer months the stunning colourful hanging baskets further enhance this charming South Devon Free House & Restaurant.

One of the prettiest pubs you'll come across in South Devon.

The highly-recommended immaculate en-suite rooms offer spacious accommodation and feature: TV and tea/coffee making facilities and they allow visitors to really make the most of a stay in the South Hams. We offer a full traditional English Breakfast using local suppliers to insure you have a great start to your day.

Week Meadow B & B, Dartington


Bedroom - Comfortable double bed with brand new mattress and base. Table with Ercol quaker chairs, Art Deco desk. HD television, Blue Ray DVD player & selection of movies, Sony DAB radio with Ipod/iphone doc, handmade 30s furniture. Logs for the fire are supplied


Kitchenette - Kettle, cafetiere, teapot, toaster, wine glasses, cork-screw and small fridge for exclusive use of guests. Fresh ground coffee, selection of teas and fresh milk is provided (soya or goats milk on request)


Garden & swimming pool. Breakfast - Full English, Continental or Vegetarian options.


Welle House, East Prawle

A warm welcome awaits you in our family home in the unspoilt coastal village of East Prawle, within walking distance of the southernmost tip of Devon, Prawle Point and the South West Coastal Path. We offer Bed and Breakfast accommodation in four twin/double rooms, including a family room, as well as an adjoining self contained self catering cottage wing with 3 double/twin bedrooms.

All rooms offer views over the sea and/or the countryside to Dartmoor. The B&B accommodation is fully en-suite, with colour televisions, Freeview and DVD players and tea & coffee making facilities in all rooms. The cottage wing has two bathrooms, a very comfortable through lounge with colour TV, Satellite, VCR and DVD player, and a fully equipped kitchen. The house has ample parking for guests, and is set in 1½ acres of lawns and paddocks on the edge of East Prawle, a perfect spot for barbeques and star-gazing.Children of all ages are welcome, as are well behaved pets by arrangement  

Little Norris, Higher Norris Farm, North Huish, Nr Totnes


Located in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty nestling in the heart of the South Hams, Higher Norris Farm sits snugly on a hill above the River Avon.

With views north and west to Dartmoor, east across the Avon Valley to the small village of Diptford and beyond, and south towards Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and the coast, the quiet of the countryside is usually disturbed by nothing louder than birdsong.

Little Norris is a three bedroom converted barn at the bottom of a private drive linking the property to a single track Devon lane. This then wends its way north through the hamlet of North Huish and down to the village of Avonwick, and south towards Modbury, Salcombe and the sea.

Sleeping six and with two bathrooms, Little Norris is an idyllic, charming, comfortable, well furnished centrally heated cottage, perfect for those looking for a peaceful self-catering luxury farm cottage holiday, short break or long weekend in South Devon.

 Blackadon Barn Holiday Cottages


Ideal location for a South Devon Holiday Cottage,  close to attractions and the iconic landscapes offered by the coastline and the moorlands of Dartmoor. There are 6 cottages sleeping between 2 and 17 all having been finished to a high standard.The granite built Victorian barns set in 4 peaceful acres surround a courtyard. The holiday cottages are part of Blackadon Farm which is situated on the slopes of Ugborough Beacon inside Dartmoor National Park. Outside views are enjoyed over the undulating countryside of the South Hams and the Erme estuary to the sea. Within a few steps from the back of the farm you are on Dartmoor . The only road between you and Okehampton is at Princetown. . All offer spacious accommodation and excellent facilities; all inclusive price , comprehensive information on the local area, laundry area, dishwasher, microwave, colour TV and dvd, stereo CD and gas CH.

Help feed the animals , plenty of space to relax, The village of Bittaford and the Horse & Groom is only a short walk.

Please visit www.blackadonbarns.co.uk  or email Mark or Jacky at info@blackadonbarns.co.uk Tel: 017520897034


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