Historic Accommodation in the South West

Visit this region to enjoy the delights of the English Riviera, Devon Cream Teas, farmhouse cider, quaint little fishing villages, beautiful sandy beaches and rocky little coves. Inland, why not explore dramatic, beautiful Exmoor and Dartmoor, where wild ponies still roam free, or visit antique shops in one of the many historic towns and villages of this region. Explore Bath, a World Heritage Site, famous for it’s fine architecture and history.

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Bickleigh Castle

Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RP.

Bickleigh Castle is one of Devon’s most beautiful wedding venues and Bed and Breakfast breaks. This 14th Century castle nestles in a valley with 30 acres of lush green land. The River Exe runs through the grounds, perfect for fishing enthusiasts!

  • 14th Century

Woodbine Cottage

Mullion, Cornwall.

Sleeps 8. A short walk from Mullion Cove, this lovely stone cottage lies peacefully in a sunny sheltered garden. A haven for wildlife, the garden features a wooden summerhouse, lily pond and stream, as well as an octagonal gazebo / brick barbecue area. Cottage Code: GVP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Custom House

The Old Custom House, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL.

Overlooking Padstow’s medieval harbour, the Old Custom House features 24 light and elegant bedrooms, all with luxurious bathrooms, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant serves fresh local seafood in the evening, and award-winning breakfasts.

  • 19th Century

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Holemoor Cottage

Pyworthy, nr. Holsworthy, North Devon.

Sleeps 4. Set in the wing of the owner’s 17th century farmhouse, this delightful holiday retreat offers guests their own private indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Peacefully situated in the glorious Devon countryside, it is just a short drive from the golden sands of the Cornish coast. Cottage Code: UKC1296.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Cider Barn

Hutton, nr. Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.

Sleeps 3. Originally part of the Hutton Court Estate, the Cider Barn boasts well-appointed holiday accommodation just 3 miles from the Weston-super-Mare. Set in an AONB, it offers lovely rural views with woodland walks and stabling available. Cottage Code: 16608.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Copse

Babcary, Somerton, Somerset.

Sleeps 2. Complete with its galleried bedroom, this spacious, detached barn conversion is ideally set to explore the historic delights of Somerset, including Georgian Bath, Glastonbury Tor, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole. Stabling is available for four horses. Cottage Code: EWD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Exmoor Farm Cottages – Swallows Nest

Wheddon Cross, nr. Minehead, Somerset.

Sleeps 2 – 4. Set around the owner’s small farmyard, these two delightful, detached stone cottages offer well-appointed and comfortably furnished holiday accommodation. In the heart of the National Park, nearby Wheddon Cross is the highest village on Exmoor. Cottage Code: 29648.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Chapel

Couch’s Mill, nr. Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Sleeps 8. This wonderfully converted chapel stands close to the former smuggling village of Lerryn. Set on the banks of a tidal river, guests can enjoy kayaking trips down to the nearby historic port of Fowey. Cottage Code: W43503.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel

St Dennis, nr. St Austell, Cornwall

Sleeps 8. This former Methodist chapel has been carefully converted to retain many original features, including the stained glass windows. Set in the very heart of Cornwall, it offers spacious, contemporary holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: UKC1888.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

St Michael and All Angels

Hollocombe, nr. Chulmleigh, Mid-Devon

Sleeps 6. With its vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows, this beautifully restored 19th century church offers guests a unique and luxurious country retreat. Blessed with historic charm, it was originally commissioned by the Earl of Portsmouth and is situated in the quiet little hamlet of Hollocombe. Cottage Code: UKC1328.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel

Holbeton, South Devon

Sleeps 8. Just a short drive from the fine sandy beach at Mothecombe, this elegant, stone-built former chapel now provides comfortable family accommodation in the heart of the small sleepy village of Holbeton. The fabulous arched windows ensure a light and airy feel to this unique property. Cottage Code: E3838.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Manor

Dunster, nr. Minehead, Somerset

Sleeps 11. Dating from the 1400s, this charming old manor house features a beamed great hall and its very own chapel. Just a stroll away from the beach, most of the character bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities. Cottage Code: UKC927.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 15th Century

Long Range

Whimple, nr. Exeter, Devon.

Sleeps 18. With its own private, indoor, heated swimming pool and games room, this delightful holiday property sits on the fringe of the quiet Devonshire village of Whimple. Visit the nearby city of Exeter, with its medieval cathedral and Roman city walls. Cottage Code: UKC286.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 20th Century