Secluded coves, sandy beaches, rolling hills and – of course – clotted cream. These are the images that are synonymous with Devon, a region as famous for its long sunny days as its rich dairy products. Aside from the natural wonders of the Devon countryside, there’s also the quaint villages, ancient churches and seaside towns to explore, from Brixham to Exeter. The quintessential Devon holiday involves glorious weather, buckets and spades and a plethora of outdoor activities, from horse riding to white water rafting.
At the end of a day spent exploring the countryside, you’ll want nothing more than to retreat to your holiday cottage and relax in style. Speaking of style, we’ve rounded up a selection of Devon cottages that are imbued with style, pizzazz, class, charm and a bunch of other superlatives. Put simply, this is the best of the best: our favourite Devon holiday retreats. Don’t dream on – read on and then pick the one you like best!