We inspect all the places we feature, looking for quality and character. We love something a bit different, a surprising touch, a bit of personality.
In Devon, we’ve found bright and breezy boathouses, weathered stone barns, charming cottages and grand old country houses. They’re all great places to begin exploring Devon’s spectacular coastline, picturesque villages, wild moors and cosy local pubs.
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Why visit Devon with Sawday’s?
With travel in Britain becoming ever more popular, great places to stay are hard to come by. Our collection is a shortcut past soulless cottages to rent in Devon, to something really special that will be a highlight of your trip. As we do with all our destinations, we’ve personally inspected and selected all our holiday cottages in Devon, so you can get straight to the ones that really stand out for both quality and character. We love all our places for different reasons, from the roses round the door of a classic thatched cottage, to the art and style of a swish modern conversion. Each of them offers something different to make your holidays in Devon truly memorable.
Our holiday cottages in Devon
Our collection of self-catering Devon cottages form a fairly broad spectrum. We don’t accept the sort of mass-produced holiday apartments that you often find, because we’re looking only for places that have both quality and character, that make you feel a little bit at home even when you’re away. Our owners have poured their hearts into creating everything from remote romantic beach huts to big, dog-friendly cottages where the whole family can pile in. Each one has its own charms and unique features, so we know you’ll enjoy discovering all our places in Devon.
Where to stay in Devon
Choosing which places to visit in Devon can be almost overwhelming, but a bit of local knowledge goes a long way. Our blog, Detour and our newsletter are full of things like helpful guides to Devon’s dog-friendly beaches, or our favourite hikes and pubs, but our owners are the real experts when it comes to Devon holidays. Their suggestions, tips and beautiful places to stay will make you feel at home wherever you choose to explore in this beautiful county.
What to do in Devon
You’ll never run out of things to do in Devon, whether you’re after outdoor adventure or a quiet pint. Our owners love introducing you to the things the locals love, and you’ll often find welcome packs and guides to Devon’s best beaches and things to do. You might sample beer in Beer, cider in Appledore, hike off into Dartmoor or explore the coast from Barnstaple on the Taw estuary, Clovelly’s nook on the Hartland coast or along the south’s beautiful trails, from Salcombe to Seaton. Check the neighbourhood section of our places for insider tips and Devon’s hidden gems.