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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Wenford Hall

Wenford Bridge, nr. St Breward, Cornwall.

Sleeps 10. Located on the edge of Bodmin Moor, this spacious holiday home enjoys exclusive use of an outdoor heated swimming pool between May to Sept. Inside, the property features a cinema room, and a games room complete with a full size snooker table. Cottage Code: E5597.

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

The Pool House

Tywardreath, nr. Fowey, Cornwall.

Sleeps 2. Set on one level, this holiday apartment stands detached to the rear of the owner’s property in the small hilltop village of Tywardreath. The indoor heated swimming pool can be accessed directly from the living room. Cottage Code: W43458.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Ryall’s Stud Cottage

Bishops Caundle, nr. Sherborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. This delightful converted stable combines modern conveniences and tasteful furnishings. With both walks and rides from the doorstep, there is even stabling for guests’ horses available by arrangement. Cottage Code: DQG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Downe Cottages – Japonica

Hartland, nr. Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 2 – 6. Offering sea views to Lundy Island and the Atlantic, these eight lovingly converted holiday cottages sit around a pretty courtyard beside the owners’ 15th century farmhouse. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: KAAA.

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

The Shooting Lodge

Colquite, Washaway, Cornwall.

Sleeps 18. With eight en-suite bedrooms, this very spacious, detached property occupies a peaceful setting on a working arable farm and pheasant shooting estate. The cottage boasts a games room and is close to Bodmin and Wadebridge. Cottage Code: GD7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Charlestown Cottages – Gwel-an-Porth

Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. These comfortable listed cottages, two of an attractive little row, are set within their own separate little gardens in this picturesque, unspoilt Georgian harbour village. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: GYT.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Maidenland

St Kew, nr. Port Isaac, Cornwall.

Sleeps 7. Behind the classic Georgian slate-hung facade, this exclusive Cornish property boasts a timeless rustic elegance with period slate floors, large fireplaces and window seats. Relax under the pergola beside the outdoor heated swimming pool. Cottage Code: TQJ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Coach House

Wareham, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Standing within its own large garden, with views over the shared outdoor heated swimming pool, this lovely detached former coach house has been sympathetically converted. It enjoys use of woodland grounds, with walks leading down to a river. Cottage Code: DQC.

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

Puffin Burrow

Portmellon, nr. Mevagissey, Cornwall.

Sleeps 2. This cosy 18th century cottage, lies just yards away from a sandy beach on the water’s edge, with an uninterrupted view of Portmellon Cove. Only 50 yards from the local inn and within walking distance of Mevagissey’s delightful harbour. Cottage Code: GWH.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Hayes Meadow

Exbourne, nr. Okehampton, Devon.

Sleeps 4. Set on a working sheep farm, this 17th century barn conversion enjoy picturesque views over meadows and orchard. Guests are welcome to use the grass tennis court, with stabling and a sauna available by arrangement. Cottage Code: CM9202.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century