Discover the magic and splendour that is the North Devon coast and rural heartland from one of our well-appointed Devon cottages:
Devon Cottages are in one of the most beautiful areas of the British Isles. Our world class award winning sandy beaches and hidden coves will entice you to explore, while some of the most dramatic coastline in the UK and rugged uplands will take your breath away. Our award winning local food, drink and local produce will tempt you, while our family activities and great days out will keep you entertained from dawn to dusk.From our cottages in Devon, why not visit our North Devon beaches which are perfect for sun-bathing, kite-flying and rock pooling with the kids, while many are dog friendly. Similarly, our cottages in Devon have the blue-flag nearby beaches of Croyde, Saunton Sands, Putsborough, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, offering some of the best and most popular surfing, kite surfing and kayaking cottages in Devon have to offer. The beaches at Croyde and Woolacombe also regularly win awards for cleanliness and safety and are manned by lifeguards throughout the summer months.
The area also offers some of the best golf courses in the UK, including the Saunton Links Golf Course. If it is activity days you desire, there are many well-known attractions for the kids and adults alike, including: The Big Sheep, Milky Way, Arlington Court, Watersmeet Tearoom, Dartington Crystal and Exmoor Zoo to name a few. For the adventurer in you; there are many National Trust properties to visit, stunning scenic walks, a 30 mile long section of the Tarka Trail and many cycling, climbing & waterway activities to pursue. Culture is written into the fabric of Devon life and to this end there are many local museums, galleries, entertainment venues and theatres. Day excursions to Lundy Island by boat and The Eden Project in Cornwall, are well within reach.
Why not meander through the streets of Lynmouth and take a ride on the unique water powered cliff railway to the twin town of Lynton, which is perched high on the cliffs. Clovelly is another of the prettiest coastal villages and where it feels as if time stood still. The only means of transport on these famous cobbled streets are donkeys and sleds.The coastline in North Devon is as rugged as it is beautiful; dotted with magnificent cliffs, tiny coves and picturesque harbours. It was once the haunt of smugglers, pirates and wreckers and the fascinating history is retold in many small museums along the coast. North along the coastline and surrounding a natural harbour; is Ilfracombe, with its Victorian architecture, Esplanade and famous Tunnels Beach. The harbour is always busy with fishing boats sailing in and out, together with the paddle steamer Balmoral which offers day trips along the coast and beyond to Lundy Island.
Choice Cottages offer a comprehensive selection of self catering holiday cottages in North Devon. From homes perfect for large family groups, cosy cottages for a romantic short breaks, luxury apartments near the blue-flag beaches of North Devon, or country lodges just minutes from the sea. A self catering holiday cottage in this part of Devon offers something for everyone and for this reason, Devon cottages undoubtably offers the perfect UK holiday setting. Whether you are looking for a summer beach holiday, a white Christmas in the forest or a half-term break, Choice Cottages has hundreds of hand-picked properties to suit all group sizes and budgets.
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