Looking to for a short break holiday in Devon? Then cast your eyes over our collection of highly-rated Devon holiday properties – you’ll find lodges, barn conversions, studio apartments, former coach houses and thatched cottages. They can be found in some of the county’s most picturesque locations.

Lew Quarry Cottage, Lewdown, Devon

Gorgeous thatched holiday cottage in Lewtrenchard Valley, Devon that sleeps 4 with two bedrooms (1 twin, 1 king-size double).

Fingle Tor, North Bovey, Devon

Luxury holiday lodge comprising three double bedrooms, a large well-equipped kitchen, a utility room and living room with feature fireplace.

Cobbles Point, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Stone barn-conversion with oak flooring and vaulted beamed ceilings which comprises a spacious living room and wood-burner with a well -equipped kitchen.

Craft Cottage, Beer, Devon

Devon cottage that’s laid out over three floors with four bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen and living room with feature fireplace.

The Studio, Upottery, Devon

Former coach house featuring two double bedrooms, a modern kitchen, living room, dining room and conservatory with a hot tub and an outdoor swimming pool.

West Vane, Ugborough, Devon

West Vane consists of a kitchen with diner, a living room and a bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. There are also two swimming pools and a games room.

Orchard Cottage, Hartland, Devon

16th century, Grade II-listed cottage with a rustic interior comprising living room with inglenook fire-place, a modern kitchen and an indoor pool.

The Cottage, Sampford Courtenay, Devon

Pretty thatched cottage with a beamed open-plan living space with three bedrooms and a living area with wood-burner. There’s also a private swimming pool.

Carthorse Cottage, Teignmouth, Devon

Barn conversion that sleeps up to 5 guests with a rustic, beamed interior that comprises five bedrooms. There’s also a private 6-metre indoor pool.

The Granary, Ottery St Mary, Devon

Modern holiday property offering luxury self catering accommodation which consists of two bedrooms, a large kitchen with breakfast bar and living room.

Wisteria Cottage, Hallsands, Devon

Charming cottage that sleeps up to 5 guests with three bedrooms and comprises a well-equipped kitchen, two dining areas and a living room with wood-burner.

West Bowden Farm, Knowstone, Devon

Barn conversion with three bedrooms, a spacious living room and kitchen with breakfast area. The exterior comprises a private courtyard with furniture.

Vineyard Cottage, Winkleigh, Devon

Thatched cottage with three bedrooms and a characterful interior comprising a bathroom with bath, a modern kitchen and living room with wood-burner.

The Coach House, Lydford, Devon

Luxurious holiday property comprising five bedrooms, a large living room with open-fire, a dining room and kitchen and snug with wood-burner.

Sunny Mount, Teignmouth, Devon

Victorian holiday property for large groups with a modern interior featuring 5 bedrooms, a modern kitchen, dining and sitting area with wall-mounted TV.

Seacombe, Hallsands, Devon

Traditional cottage property with two bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and shower over, an open-plan living room with wood-burner and a well-equipped kitchen.

Puffin Cottage, Hawkchurch, Devon

Single-storey cottage with two bedrooms and a modern, well-furnished interior consisting of a living area and a modern kitchen that includes a dining area.

Fritillary Cottage, Bradworthy, Devon

Barn conversion for two with an open-plan interior comprising 1 king-size double with en-suite facilities and a living room with kitchen and dining area.

Cowslip House, Axminster, Devon

Detached holiday cottage with a spacious interior that comprises three bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, dining room and a large living room.

1 Old Mill Court, Brixham, Devon

Attractive cottage with two bedrooms and a modern interior comprising a bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen and living room with dining area.

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Devon

Devon is located in South West England and is bounded by Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset. Also known as Devonshire, it is the third largest county in England. Much of its varied landscape is dominated by the rugged Dartmoor moorlands but it also boasts two separate coastlines, one of which is designated as a World Heritage Site.

Devon's northern coast consists of sandy beaches and steep cliffs which combine to form picturesque coves and remote, hidden caverns. In contrast, the southern coast is renowned for its temperate climate which features a seafront lined with palm trees. Visitors will find a collection of resorts that take advantage of the pleasant weather such as Torquay, which is part of the English Riviera.

Inland, the moors of Dartmoor offer a barren, rock strewn landscape, most of which has National Park status. The Dartmoor National Park consists of 365 square miles of windswept, untouched beauty which is popular with cyclists and hikers. This region is punctuated by a number of granite hilltops called Tors - Yes Tor and High Willhays are the most famous and are over 2000ft.

Visitors will also find a number of important historical sites such as the Roman villas at Ilchester, East Coker and Camerton - as well as the rural beauty and charm, Devon also has a rich, fascinating heritage. Read more about this as well as top visitor attractions in our guide to Devon.