Short Breaks in Devon


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With beautiful coastlines, breath-taking countryside and an array of medieval towns, a short break in Devon is perfect for a romantic getaway exploring this beautiful landscape.

Why Devon?

Both North and South Devon are home to a variety of glorious sandy beaches, any of which can be reached from our Devon weekend break accommodation. From South Devon's famous Jurassic Coast, a goldmine of ancient fossils and a perfect location for children's imaginations to run wild, to Clovelly in North Devon, notable for its steep cobbled streets, donkeys and views across the Bristol Channel. You'll surely find the perfect coastal spot for your short break in Devon. Make sure to view our Devon Travel Guide for more inspiration on places to visit and to spark some ideas for your perfect self-catering cottage holiday.

Places to Visit in Devon

Devon is packed full of things to do and there's a variety of local attractions for families and couples alike to enjoy on a short break in Devon. From museums, galleries and historic buildings to adventure parks and zoos, you won't have to look far to find something to do on your mini break away. With its stunning scenery having been inspired by many novelists such as J.K. Rowling, a captivating history and culture and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to explore, there is something for everyone here. Devon's compelling heritage ranges from the Romans and Vikings to the area's mining and farming past. Make your Devon weekend break one to remember by visiting popular spots such as; Barnstaple, Bideford, Croyde, Exeter, Hartland, Ilfracombe and Woolacombe.

Types of Holidays

Are you thinking of visiting Devon with your loved ones? Then browse through our list of family holidays in Devon for some inspiration. Alternatively, make sure to look through our list of romantic Devon breaks for couples if you're looking to get away with your other half. Also a popular choice are our dog-friendly cottages in Devon, so you don't have to leave your four-legged friend at home!

With a range of cottages offering a 2, 3 or 4-night stay, we have the perfect Devon weekend breaks for you to choose from.