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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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

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

Little Lanherne Farm

St Mawgan, nr. Newquay, Cornwall.

Sleeps 14. Set in approximately 2½ acres of grounds, Little Lanherne Farm dates back in part to the 14th century. Standing detached with a lawned garden, it lies halfway between Padstow and Newquay on the dramatic north coast of Cornwall. Cottage Code: TP9.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 14th Century

Weir Cottage

Dunsford, nr. Exeter, Devon.

Sleeps 5. Formerly a forge and toll house, this south-facing holiday cottage has been carefully refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Set in an idyllic location beside the river at the head of the Teign Valley, with fishing on the doorstep. Cottage Code: HJN.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Florin Cottage

Lerryn, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Overlooking a tidal creek of the River Fowey, this charmingly converted old holiday cottage is set in the friendly, picture-book village of Lerryn. The popular fishing villages of Polperro and Looe are just a half hour’s drive away. Cottage Code: GGR.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Yenworthy Barn

nr. Lynmouth, Devon.

Sleeps 10. This traditional barn sits in the courtyard of a working farm, carefully converted, it now offers well-appointed holiday accommodation throughout. Just a short stroll from the coast, with views over the Bristol Channel. Cottage Code: H60.

  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Woodland Retreat

Polbrock, Washaway, Cornwall.

Sleeps 2. Set high in the Camel Valley within extensive shared gardens and woodland, this idyllic romantic retreat has been finished to a high standard. With views from the bed across the valley, there is a shared indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. Cottage Code: T13.

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