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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Old Milking Parlour

Osmington, nr. Weymouth, Dorset.

Sleeps 7. Surrounded by open countryside, this sympathetically converted holiday property lies just a mile from Dorset’s Heritage coastline. Located in the middle of the owner’s farm, the cottage is set on the edge of this ‘picture postcard’ village. Cottage Code: DSK.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel

Polbrock, Washaway, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set high up in the Camel Valley, this delightful holiday cottage, a romantic conversion of a former chapel, is full of character. Within extensive shared gardens and woodland, the property also enjoys a shared indoor heated swimming pool. Cottage Code: GSE.

  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Rescorla Farm – Anneth Lowen

Mevagissey, St. Austell, Cornwall.

Sleeps 6 – 7. Just a short drive from the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey, these spacious converted barns have direct access to an indoor heated swimming pool for their use only. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 19874.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Little Dunley Cottages – Lake View

Bovey Tracey, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Little Dunley Cottages are peacefully located at the edge of Dartmoor Nature Reserve and enjoy shared use of an indoor pool, all weather hard tennis court and games room. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: HYL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Dunley Farmhouse

Bovey Tracey, nr. Newton Abbot, Devon.

Sleeps 11. Dating from the mid 18th century, this spacious farmhouse is set on a working farm in the heart of the rolling Devonshire countryside. The nearby Dartmoor National Park is famous for its dramatic stone tors, quaint villages and wild ponies. Cottage Code: 30438.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Cobblestone Cottage

Heamoor, nr. Penzance, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Situated in a quiet location close to Penzance, this single-storey stone barn conversion has been equipped and furnished to a high standard. With nearby Penzance offering shops and restaurants, it makes a wonderful base for exploring the area. Cottage Code: T17.

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

Quarry Cottage

Polperro, Cornwall.

Sleeps 8. With each bedroom boasting its own en-suite bath/ shower room, this beautiful 18th century double-fronted captain’s cottage has retained much seafaring memorabilia. Enjoy the superb views over the pretty harbour and sandy beach of Polperro. Cottage Code: GP6.

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

Wadadli Lodge

Ivybridge, Devon.

Sleeps 6. Built of local stone and oak, this contemporary, detached, Swedish-style house with high vaulted ceilings, offers beautiful interior design. In addition, the property is set in its own garden, with its own outdoor heated swimming pool. Cottage Code: HHHP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Dawn Cottage

Portmellon, Cornwall.

Sleeps 3. This restored 18th century cottage offers cosy holiday accommodation in the heart of a traditional Cornish seaside village. Overlooking Portmellon Bay, just 50 yards from a sandy beach, it is less than a half-mile away from Mevagissey. Cottage Code: GYU.

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

Higher Tresmorn Cottages – The Annexe

Tresmorn, nr. Bude, Cornwall.

Sleeps 2 – 6. Carefully converted from 16th century farm buildings, the four holiday cottages at Higher Tresmorn offer an idyllic Cornish retreat with some stunning sea views. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: TBH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century