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Family Break in Devon

Devon is such a diverse county! With heaps to see and do it’s hard to beat for a family break in the UK, with something different for every day of your stay.

If you fancy a trip to the seaside, on the north coast Ilfracombe, Westward Ho!, Croyde and Woolacombe are popular with families and surfers alike. The south coast has some lovely sandy beaches at Sidmouth, Exmouth, Dawlish and Salcombe, or head for the hustle and bustle of the English Riviera at Torquay, Paignton or Brixham.

If your family love the great outdoors you’re spoilt for choice! How about the wild heaths of Dartmoor, or the steep wooded valleys and stunning clifftop scenery of Exmoor? Explore the South Devon AONB, including the beautiful South Hams and the charming villages of Stoke Gabriel, Newton Ferrers and Dittisham. The East Devon AONB takes in part of the Jurassic Coast world heritage site, the quiet resort of Budleigh Salterton, and the pretty fishing villages of Axmouth, Beer and Branscombe.

Devon has some varied towns and cities for families to enjoy; you’ll find plenty to see and do in the county town of Exeter, or in bustling Plymouth, whilst Barnstaple, Dartmouth, Honiton, or Totnes are great places to while away a morning or an afternoon.

Animal lovers will adore Paignton Zoo, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Exmoor Zoo, Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, or the Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth. If you’re looking for something more adventurous Devon has endless opportunites for sailing, kayaking , pony trekking and cycling, or head for Crealy Great Adventure Park, Go Ape at Haldon Forest Park, Becky Falls Woodland Park, or Watermouth Castle and Theme Park. For history buffs there are several old houses to visit - Castle Drogo, Powderham Castle or Saltram House and Gardens; whilst railway enthusiasts can catch a steam train on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway or the South Devon Railway, or for something different, have a pootle on the Seaton Tramway. For a unique experience visit Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, House of Marbles, or Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre.

We've got some utterly gorgeous large group holiday accommodation in East Devon and on the Devon and Somerset border; have a peek at the properties below and before you know it you'll be sitting back and looking forward to a fabulous family break in Devon.

  • Berry House - Devon

    Prices from £1,400.00

    Gorgeous country house in DEVON, sleeps 16, with INDOOR POOL and GAMES ROOM. 2 toddler beds (4 yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge).

    • Sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms
    • Private indoor heated saltwater pool
    • 6 en suites plus 1 shared bathroom
    • Pool table and table football
    • White Co. Soaps and Toiletries
  • Herons Bank - Devon

    Prices from £1,500.00

    NEW FROM EASTER 2020! Fabulous modern house in DEVON sleeping 14, with a GAMES ROOM, INDOOR POOL and INDOOR HOT TUB. 1 cot at no extra charge. Sorry, no pets.

    • Sleeps 14 in 5 bedrooms
    • Spa Hall with Swimming Pool and Hot Tub
    • Pool Table and Table Tennis (outside)
    • SKY (Sports & Movies) in sitting room
    • Bluetooth speakers
  • Wayside - Devon

    Prices from £1,300.00

    Spacious and luxurious modern house in DEVON; snooze space for 13, plus 1 cot at no extra charge. There's an INDOOR POOL, HOT TUB, SAUNA, GAMES ROOM and BBQ LODGE. NO PETS.

    • Sleeps 13 in 5 bedrooms
    • Covered heated swimming pool all year round
    • Hot Tub & Sauna
    • BBQ Lodge (charcoal) available all year
    • Games room with air hockey and pool table
  • Shires - Devon

    Prices from £1,500.00

    A converted wagon shed in EAST DEVON, sleeping 12 (2 EXTRA beds available charged per person). Access friendly with a SWIMMING POOL , HOT TUB and SAUNA. There's also a GAMES ROOM and CINEMA ROOM, and a large garden with a PLAY AREA and BBQ LODGE. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots, 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge per dog).

    • Sleeps 12 + 2 (extra charge) in 6 bedrooms
    • Spa hall with indoor infinity pool, hot tub and sauna
    • BBQ Lodge (charcoal) available all year
    • Cinema room with large TV and soft seating
    • Games room with pool table
  • Culmbridge House - Devon

    Prices from £1,250.00

    DEVON holiday house sleeping 12 (2 EXTRA beds available charged per person), with INDOOR SWIMMING POOL, BBQ LODGE, SAUNA and large garden. 2 toddler beds (4 yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge).

    • Sleeps 12 plus in 6 bedrooms
    • Extra 2 people (small charge applied)
    • Private indoor swimming pool and sauna
    • BBQ Lodge (charcoal) available all year
    • Play equipment and trampoline
  • Hill View - Devon

    Prices from £1,250.00

    Converted dairy in DEVON that sleeps 14 (2 EXTRA beds available charged per person). Huge open plan living space and garden with HOT TUB. Gorgeous interiors, country views. 2 toddler beds available at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge per pet).

    • Sleeps up to 16 in 7 bedrooms
    • 6 en suites plus extra bathroom
    • Hot tub with stunning views
    • 10 minutes to Jurassic Coast
    • Stunning Views
  • Pippinsands - Devon

    Prices from £1,200.00

    A beautiful thatched longhouse tucked away in the glorious DEVON countryside. Snooze space for 14, including an integral annexe for 2, and a HOT TUB. Shared use of GAMES ROOM and children's PLAY AREA. 2 Travel cots supplied at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge).

    • Sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms
    • Hot Tub
    • Shared use of games room with pool table, table tennis and table football
    • Shared use of grounds with play equipment and trampoline
    • 2 x Dogs by prior arrangement £50 each
  • Foxhill Lodge - Devon

    Prices from £1,250.00

    Stunning barn conversion in DEVON sleeping 8, with all year round BBQ LODGE and a HOT TUB and OUTDOOR POOL. 1 cot at no extra charge. NO PETS.

    • Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms
    • Shared Outdoor pool 1st May - 30th Sept
    • Hot Tub and BBQ Lodge
    • Outdoor table tennis table
    • Play equipment

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