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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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

Carnethic Penthouse

Fowey, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Situated on the edge of picturesque Fowey on south Cornwall’s coast, this property enjoys shared use of a heated swimming pool, sauna and changing room. The pool house has a retractable glass roof. Shops 500 yards. Wi-Fi. Cottage Code: TAH.

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

Shortacombe Cottage

Eastdown, Barnstaple, Devon.

Sleeps 4. This pretty cottage adjoins the owners home and boasts flagstone floors, beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove. Set on the fringe of East Down, it offers a lawned garden with hot tub and croquet. Cottage Code: H65.

  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Iolanda

Polperro, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Enjoying excellent views of the sea and the pretty harbour of Polperro, this 18th-century former fisherman’s cottage is ideally placed for a seaside holiday. Boasting a sunny terraced garden, it is within yards of the village shops and inns. Cottage Code: GN1.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Atlantic House

Hartland, Bideford, North Devon.

Sleeps 12. Narrow lanes from the doorstep of Atlantic House wind down to secluded sand and shingle beaches. Set amidst the owner’s 17th-century farm, this delightful, spacious property enjoys a sunny patio on which to relax and watch the waves. Cottage Code: HMMX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Ashcombe – Nut Tree Farm

Ashcombe, nr. Dawlish, Devon.

Sleeps 28. Offering guests exclusive use of a heated outdoor pool and games barn, Nut Tree Farm provides the ideal venue for large family gatherings. With seating for 28 at meal times and 13 en suite bedrooms, an in-house chef is also available by arr. Cottage Code: HNNF.

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

Sandpipers

Padstow, Cornwall.

Sleeps 6. Situated just 100 yards from the shops, pubs and beautiful harbour of Padstow, this holiday cottage has been decorated and furnished with much flair. Padstow offers excellent seafood restaurants, coastal walks, sandy beaches and coves. Cottage Code: 19925.

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

Moorleaze – Nunney

Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset.

Sleeps 4 – 10. Set in 76 acre grounds, Moorleaze offers spacious and superbly fitted holiday accommodation, as well as a shared indoor heated swimming pool, games room and tennis court. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: EPM.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Boutique
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

The Cottage

Hartlake, nr. Glastonbury, Somerset.

Sleeps 4. Dating from the 1600s, this carefully renovated former hayloft barn is just a few miles from the heart of historic Glastonbury. Adjoining the owners’ farmhouse, it boasts many original features including exposed stone walls and flagstone floors. Cottage Code: 29739.

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