If you need something to get you through the winter months then there is nothing better than planning your summer holiday.
With its warm and sunny summer climate it’s no surprise that the south-west of England is where people flock to each year but where is the best place to head. Well we can highly recommend South Devon and there is no better place to for an unforgettable family holiday than the gorgeous maritime town of Dartmouth.
Long days can easily be spent out on the water, unwinding on the region’s golden beaches, walking the dramatic coastal footpaths or visiting one of the many historical houses or gardens.
Whatever your interests whilst on holiday, Find Cottage Holidays has an excellent choice of luxury self-catering holiday properties to offer, which can be perfectly matched to suit all your needs.
The January sales are in full swing and self catering holidays in the UK are no different with some great deals to be had even in this heavy booking time.
You can find some great deals and offers on our website including 10% off luxury self catering in the south-west of England – Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. With a great selection of 5 star and 4 star cottages and apartments on the coast and in the countryside available with an extra 10% off it is definitely the time to book.
Find out more about this offer and more by clicking here: holiday offers »
The sun is out, the skies are blue, time for another holiday thought. So how about a self catering cottage break in the lovely Somerset town of Bridgwater?
The town of Bridgwater has plenty to interest visitors including shopping, historic buildings and an excellent selection of restaurants and pubs. Also an annual Bridgwater Illuminated Carnival takes place in November.
Cheddar is only a few miles away as is Glastonbury, home of King Arthur and pop festivals.
The fascinating wetland areas surrounding Bridgwater are internationally renowned for wildfowl and wading birds. Nearby Shapwick Heath has an excellent wetland nature reserve.
With the October half term nearly upon us, we think that Combe Martin in Devon will keep the whole family happy on a short break – seaside, Exmoor, North Devon…need we say more?
Located on the border between Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the picturesque settlement of Combe Martin.
This little seaside resort, with a wide variety of amenities, is a great attraction for locals and visitors, and is home to a very popular beach. Lynton and Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Ilfracombe and Barnstaple are all within easy reach.
There are also numerous National Trust properties and gardens close by, offering unique insights into local history. Woolacombe beach is close by and is an excellent place for surfing, whilst the South West coastal path passes within a mile for those who love rambling.
So plenty of places to burn off energy, lots to explore and see… for a family getaway it’s just about perfect, so what’s stopping you? Here is a few places to stay to get you started but there are plenty more for you to choose from… self catering in Combe Martin
Tintagel is dominated by the magnificent ruins of King Arthur’s Castle which lie on the cliffside outside the town.
The sea, secluded coves and spectacular scenery dominate the area, and a number of superb beaches, including Trebarwith Strand, are easily reached for surfing, swimming and sunbathing.
The town offers pubs and restaurants and the National Trust owned Old Post Office. Walkers will love the SW coast path which goes right through Tintagel then winds its way in both directions along the cliff tops through stunning countryside, before meandering down to the water’s edge.
The pretty village of Boscastle with its charming quay and village pubs is 2.5 miles north, and if you venture further afield you will find the surfing resort of Bude; the wild open spaces of Bodmin Moor; the incredible biospheres of the Eden Project; Padstow and its famous restaurants, and much more.
Enjoy a wonderful break or holiday in South Devon at this charming character cottage in Kingswear.
The delightful Milber Cottage is a 4* Gold rated cottage with 3 bedrooms, sleeping 6. It’s perfectly placed to reach the beaches and attractions of the English Riviera or you can simply stay in and enjoy the spectacular views over the river to Dartmouth from the tiered patio.
Dating back to the early 1700s, the cottage was formerly a rest house for weary travellers awaiting the ferry across to Dartmouth.
If you have not explored the South Devon areas before, the South West Coastal Path winds round the rugged coast from Torbay, down the steep streets of Kingswear, across the ferry and through the heart of Dartmouth into the picturesque countryside and impressive coastline of the South Hams.
These elegant yachting towns, situated on either side of the River Dart, provide the perfect base for exploring on land or on water, with the open sea a short sail up the estuary and the tranquil charms of the River Dart in the other direction.
The streets of Dartmouth are busy throughout the year with tourists and locals enjoying café society and excellent shopping. Quiet Kingswear provides the perfect base for those seeking peace and quiet with the convenience of Dartmouth only five minutes across the water.
Priory House is the only way to spend your holiday in the South West with family and friends.
It’s impeccably furnished and decorated offering a superb luxury holiday in the South West. It’s also very well equipped even with plenty to keep you entertained such as table football, DVD player and Broadband for those nights you wish to stay in.
The property is set within 3.5 acres of unspoilt countryside giving its guests seclusion and privacy yet still only two miles from the market town of Barnstaple.
If you are looking for a festive getaway, then there are still some sensational offers available – it is not too late to book your Christmas break in South Devon yet, but hurry!
SAVE £200 on a Christmas Week at 5 Thurlestone Beach (sleeps 6)
£200 off the Christmas week commencing 21st December at this luxury pet friendly, VisitEngland Four Star Gold awarded property, boasting fabulous views across the South Devon countryside and out to sea. The property has a spacious open plan living area, with plenty of space for a Christmas tree and decorations, which are provided.Now £857.50, plus enjoy a FREE Riverford Organic Holiday Box on your arrival.
Find Cottage Holidays is delighted to bring you an excellent offer of £50 OFF selected cottages in Newquay and Truro in Cornwall before it’s available ANYWHERE else.
As voucher codes are quite widely distributed you will often find them repeated in lots of places meaning that the great deals or availability have gone. However, on this occasion visitors of Find Cottage Holidays have a head start as we have the voucher code and the selected cottages FIRST… before any other website!
So if you check them out now, you can be the first to take advantage of this great offer.
The offer applies to a number of super 4 star cottages in the popular Cornwall towns of Newquay and Truro, find out more about the Cornwall £50 Off offer
If you are looking for a fantastic luxury break in October then you should check out our selection of holiday accommodation in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, the Isle of Wight and Wales.
In association with travel partners Blue Chip Holidays you can choose from traditional cottages to luxury town houses, or how about converted Victorian villas and modern apartments. Characterised by luxury fittings, sea, river or countryside views, en-suite bathrooms and excellent locations, it will come as no surprise that most of this self catering accommodation is 4 star or 5 star.
If you are not sure where to head take a look at our luxury holiday selection for some great ideas and then you can check availability and book online. If you are looking for something last-minute simply call for the latest availability and some great last-minute deals on 0844 704 4966.
What’s even better news is that Blue Chip are currently offering 15% off selected October holidays, call to find out more.