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Short Breaks in Devon

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  • 9 The Pottery

    Dartmouth, Devon
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    A stylish and contemporary first-floor apartment nestled on the outskirts of Dartmouth, Devon. Characterful features. Open-plan living space. Close to the coast. Totnes 13.2 miles; Torquay 13.6 miles. (Ref. 1057551)

    7 nights from £500

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  • The Penthouse

    Salcombe, Devon
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    This beautifully presented first-floor duplex apartment sits in the town of Salcombe in Devon. Reverse-level. Views of the estuary. Amenities in walking distance. Hope Cove 5.2 miles; Bantham 8.8 miles; Plymouth 24.9 miles. (Ref. 1022896)

    7 nights from £811

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  • Seadrift

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    A large, detached property resting in the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon. Balcony. Games room. Off-road parking. Pet-friendly. Sea views. Salcombe 12.3 miles; Kingsbridge 6 miles. (Ref. 1062671)

    7 nights from £1084

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  • Varley Lodge

    Prixford near Barnstaple, Devon
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    A beautiful detached cottage nestled among idyllic countryside in the village of Prixford near Barnstaple, Devon. Woodburning stove. Extensive garden. Underfloor heating. Ilfracombe 7.4 miles; Croyde 8.6 miles; Bideford 12.5 miles. (Ref. 1050557)

    7 nights from £680

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  • 2 The Bay

    Bigbury, Devon
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    A charming seaside apartment set within the village of Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon. Close to the coast. Outstanding sea views. Open-plan living. Bantham 8.9 miles; Ivybridge 10.8 miles; Salcombe 12.6 miles. (Ref. 1056061)

    7 nights from £585

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  • 33 Island Street

    Salcombe, Devon
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    A charming fisherman's cottage in the heart of Salcombe, Devon. Central location. Couples getaway. WiFi. Kingsbridge 5.6 miles; Dartmouth 19.4 miles; Plymouth 24.4 miles. (Ref. 1051363)

    7 nights from £426

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  • The Linhay

    Chardstock, Devon
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    A charming cottage nestled in the village of Chardstock, Devon. Romantic Retreat. En-suites. Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chard 3.2 miles; Axminster 4.4 miles. (Ref. 1020766)

    7 nights from £357

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  • Stable Cottage

    Colyton, Devon
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    A Grade II listed former stable located in Colyton, in Devon, near to the Jurassic coast and beautiful countryside. Perfect for couples. In walking distance of amenities. Pet-friendly. Seaton Down 2.8 miles; Axminster 5.4 miles; Lyme Regis 6.9 miles. (Ref. 1059490)

    7 nights from £317

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  • Victoria Lodge

    Kingsbridge, Devon
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    A lovely three-storey cottage lying at the centre of Kingsbridge, Devon. Close to the coast. Ideal for families. Pet-friendly. Salcombe 6.2 miles; Bigbury-on-Sea 9 miles; Ivybridge 12.6 miles. (Ref. 1060263)

    7 nights from £1201

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  • Anchor Watch

    Dartmouth, Devon
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    A gorgeous first-floor apartment situated in the centre of Dartmouth, Devon. Fantastic views. Close to the coast. Electric fire. Brixham 5.5 miles; Beesands 11.3 miles; Totnes 12.4 miles. (Ref. 1055847)

    7 nights from £523

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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.