Barnstaple Holiday Cottages


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As the largest town in North Devon, a holiday cottage in Barnstaple would be the perfect base for families and couples alike to explore the areas rich history and most beautiful sites.

Why Barnstaple?

There's plenty of Barnstaple accommodation to choose from, and with the town's historic Pannier Market, local museums and selection of cafés and eateries, you won't be short of places to visit. Once a 17th-century port, call into the Heritage Centre down on the quayside or join a guided walk and learn about Barnstaple's colourful past. You'll also find plenty of independent shops, supermarkets and cinemas, whilst also resting close to the North Devon AONB for plenty of country trails for some walking and cycling, as well as access to some lovely sandy beaches. The centre's pedestrianised streets and shopping arcades with high street names and local independents, while on the outskirts of town are the usual supermarkets and other big retailers. Take a look through our Devon Travel Guide for a plethora of attractions to explore.

Places to Visit near Barnstaple

Discover Norman fortifications, original desks in the 16th-century grammar school and the wonderful Pannier Market, the region's biggest and hosting different stalls daily, from antiques, local delicacies or splash out on a piece of local art. Resting close to Barnstaple is the famous Tarka Trail, spanning across 180 miles, where you can cycle of a morning and visit many of the nearby villages and towns, as well as the dramatic sea cliffs and stunning views across Dartmoor and Exmoor. You are also within reach of some lovely sandy beaches at Croyde Beach, Saunton Sands of Westward Ho! Beach, perfect for those lazy afternoons relaxing on the golden sands. Why not book a Barnstaple cottage to tie in with one of its annual events? From the Grand Prix and Fringe Theatrefest to the Fireworks Extravaganza at New Year, something the whole family can delight in! Also, make sure to explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park, rich with open moorland and dramatic landscapes, benefitting from the wonderful South West Coast Path. Make sure to also visit Bideford, Ilfracombe and Lynton for all manner of tourist attractions available.

Types of Holidays

Choose to stay in a dog-friendly cottage in Devon and bring your canine companion along for the journey. For a spot of luxury, explore our list of cottages in Devon with hot tubs and treat yourself to the ultimate luxurious break.

Once you've found your perfect Barnstaple accommodation, make sure to visit our website and secure your booking today!