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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Beechwood

Ilfracombe, Devon.

Sleeps 20. Built in 1883, this former gentleman’s residence is ideal for family gatherings. Located in the pretty Torrs area, Ilfracombe’s shops and attractions are within reasonable walking distance, as is access to the South West Coast Path. Cottage Code: 25964.

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

The Old Timberyard – Woodmans Cottage

Puncknowle, Dorchester.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set in the peaceful conservation village of Puncknowle with the Jurassic Coast just 1½ miles away, these delightful holiday cottages have been finished to a high standard. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DVM.

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

Lakeside Hut

Gillingham, nr. Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. Located on the Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire border, this extended shepherd’s hut sits peacefully on the banks of a carp lake. View the many and varied birdlife from the balcony of this delightful, extended holiday cabin. Cottage Code: W43465.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Mill

nr. Ilminster, Somerset.

Sleeps 6. With its flagstone flooring and redundant wheel still in situ, this award-winning holiday property is considered to be the oldest mill house in Somerset. Lovingly converted, it is idyllically set beside the mill pond and island. Cottage Code: E4810.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Copperfield

Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 14. Enjoying a delightful outlook across the River Torridge to the pretty port town of Bideford, this impressive late Victorian merchant’s house has been completely refurbished. The pretty gardens include an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. Cottage Code: HOOG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Skiber An Gwenely

Porkellis, nr. Helston, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. This detached holiday cottage has been tastefully converted to provide comfortable, stylish accommodation, and features both a hot tub and sauna. Set on a 10-acre smallholding, it lies within easy access of Cornwall’s north and south coasts. Cottage Code: 25687.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

West Ashridge Cottages – The Old Granary

Littleham, nr. Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 2. Occupying a remote setting on the edge of the village, these warm and cosy barn conversions provide the perfect rural retreat for couples at any time of the year. Follow the link below to view all properties at this location. Cottage Code: HQL.

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

Stockham Lodge

Colyton, Devon.

Sleeps 10. Set just 2½ miles from the beach at Branscombe, this beautifully appointed property makes the perfect holiday home for all seasons. Converted from a flint barn and outbuildings, it features a large (eight persons) sauna and fitness room. Cottage Code: HDDZ.

  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Porth Nanven Barn

Bosorne, St Just, Cornwall.

Sleeps 5. Finished and equipped to a high standard, this beautifully converted Cornish granite barn featues high-pitched ceilings with exposed rafters and rugs on wooden or slate floors. The quiet cove of Porth Nanven is a short walk away. Cottage Code: T90.

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

Higher Poulston Farm – Wisteria House

Harbertonford, Totnes, Devon.

Sleeps 12 – 20. In a quiet rural area of South Devon, these holiday cottages are very comfortably furnished. The superb leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, tennis court, etc. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: 25998.

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