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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Orchard House

Fairy Cross, Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 14. A 60 minute walk from this stunning 18th century barn conversion leads to little known and secluded Portledge Beach on the breathtaking North Devon coast. Beautifully furnished, each of the four en suite double bedrooms are uniquely themed. Cottage Code: HDDK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Poppy Cottage

Crantock, nr. Newquay, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4 – 6. This well fitted holiday cottage stands just a few hundred yards from the beach and within a short walk of the S-W Coastal Path. The pretty village of Crantock boasts pubs, shops, restaurant and one of Cornwall’s most picturesque beaches. Cottage Code: TE4.

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

Peakaboo

Sidmouth, East Devon.

Sleeps 10. Overlooking Sidmouth, this large detached holiday property is set in 2½-acres of private woodland with cliff top paths all adjoining National Trust land. Boasting stunning views of cliffs and the sea from the octagonal deck / viewing platform. Cottage Code: HMMB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Lower Millcombe Barns – Snowdrop

Linkinhorne, nr. Callington, Cornwall.

Sleeps 2. Converted from an old stone barn specifically with wheelchair users in mind, Snowdrop sits alongside another cottage in the grounds of the owner’s 16th century home. Set in the heart of the Cornish countryside, just a mile from the village pub. Cottage Code: 30213.

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

The Old Roundhouse

Hartland, Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 10. A unique, tranquil, sumptuous holiday retreat, this detached barn conversion enjoys large gardens on the edge of the owner’s farm. Sandy Spekes beach is just over a mile walk. The property also boasts a hot tub, games room and Wi-Fi. Cottage Code: HNNC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Church House

Stoke Abbott, nr. Beaminster, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. Formerly The Old Meeting Room, this stone, corner cottage lies in the heart of the picturesque village of Stoke Abbott. Set along a quiet road, it has been renovated and now offers a well presented base to explore the superb Dorset countryside. Cottage Code: DXN.

  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Atlantic View

St Just-in-Penwith, Cornwall.

Sleeps 8. Built in 1860, this superbly appointed detached Victorian villa enjoys stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean from almost every window. Renovated to a high standard, this majestic three-storey granite property is just ½ mile from the coastal path. Cottage Code: TKH.

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

Rock Cottage

Portmellon, nr. Mevagissey, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Dating from the 1600’s, this charming detached holiday cottage is dramatically set on a rocky outcrop bordering Portmellon Bay. Enjoying stunning sea views from most rooms, it lies close to the quaint fishing village of Mevagissey. Cottage Code: TKM.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

The Gables

Gorran Haven, Cornwall.

Sleeps 6. Adjacent to the South Cornwall Coastal Path.and just 50 yards from the sandy beach of Gorran Haven, this cosy cottage makes an ideal destination for a traditional seaside holiday. Picturesque Mevagissey is within easy driving distance. Cottage Code: GN9.

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

Briery Fields

East Putford, Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 5. Situated just 10 miles from the North Devon Coast and adjacent to the owner’s home, this single-storey cottage enjoys large secluded gardens and a stunning private indoor heated swimming pool with a lounge area and shower. WiFi. Cottage Code: HPPN.

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