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Last Minute Cottages 

Whether you are someone who always like to book late and never plan too far in advance or perhaps you’ve just made a last minute decision to escape ‘normal day life’ and fancy a change in scenery, My Favourite Cottages are here to help you find the perfect property to enjoy a last-minute break.

We’ve got a great selection of properties that are just perfect for that last minute getaway, whether it’s for a long weekend, a mid-week break or a week away. We've got properties available to book last minute that are ideal for couples, families and even your four-legged friends across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Scotland.

Some of our cottages also have some great special offers so you can also save some pennies and treat yourself to a break at amazing value.

Choose from our selection of self-catering properties with late availability below or give us a call on 01271 377 432, we’ll be happy to help you plan your last minute getaway.

Berry Farm
Berry Farm
Berry Farm

Berry Farm

Torrington

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Devon

Berry Farm is a seven bedroom period farmhouse that is exceptionally spacious throughout to comfortably accommodate up to 16 people. A wealth of traditional period features along with comfortable furnishings and stunning countryside views create a wonderful family friendly and dog friendly holiday home in a truly peaceful and idyllic setting in the Torridge Valley.

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Save £450 on a last minute break to Berry Farm taken w/c 14th June 2019

Sleeps:

16

Bedrooms:

7

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Exmoor Farmhouse
Exmoor Farmhouse
Exmoor Farmhouse

Exmoor Farmhouse

Withypool

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Somerset

Situated in the heart of Exmoor and set high on the hill above the village of Withypool, Exmoor Farmhouse is a stunning 7 bedroom house that sleeps 14 people and takes pets. The house enjoys spectacular views over the wild Exmoor countryside. There are amazing walks from the house, as well as bike trails and as the house has stabling for horses you can ride out over Exmoor.

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15% discount on all short breaks and holidays taken in June 2019

Sleeps:

14

Bedrooms:

7

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Stables at Parkgate
The Stables at Parkgate
The Stables at Parkgate

The Stables at Parkgate

Barnstaple

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Devon

The Stables Parkgate is a luxury six bedroom holiday cottage in Tawstock near Barnstaple. With six bedrooms, all having their own en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms, underfloor heating and televisions, the Stables has touches of quality and class throughout. There is plenty of space in the modern kitchen, large dining room that seats 12 and a lounge with direct access to the patio. The location of The Stables is great with the main link road being a short drive away, this leads to Bideford or the beaches around Braunton, a fantastic position and popular holiday cottage.

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Wow!! A £395 saving for a last minute stay at The Stables Parkgate. Enjoy a 7 night stay from £1580

Sleeps:

12

Bedrooms:

6

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Kittiwake House
Kittiwake House
Kittiwake House

Kittiwake House

Braunton

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Devon

Furnished and finished to a very high standard, Kittiwake House in Braunton in Devon is an excellent family friendly six bedroom holiday house that sleeps 12 people. Situated in a lovely quiet part of the village, packed full of beautiful character cottages, it is only a minutes’ walk to the shops, pubs and restaurants in the centre of the village.

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Sleeps:

12

Bedrooms:

6

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Nuide Farmhouse
Nuide Farmhouse
Nuide Farmhouse

Nuide Farmhouse

Newtonmore

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Scotland

Nuide House is an imposing residence in the Cairngorms National Park with stunning views and plenty of space with a huge lawned garden. Complete with 5 bedrooms and modern facilities including Wi-Fi and Sky tv, Nuide House is ideal for two families sharing looking to explore the Cairngorms with a gorgeous cosy sitting room with an open fire, ready to warm you up after a day’s walking.

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Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Seascape
Seascape
Seascape

Seascape

Woolacombe

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Devon

Seascape sleeps 10 people, a stunning, modern and contemporary holiday cottage in Woolacombe with 5 bedrooms. Not only do you get the very latest in design and gadgets, a heated outdoor shower, huge garden and 5 sumptuous bedrooms, you also get the views and they are magnificent! With a superb modern kitchen and open plan living area, this beautiful property is always popular!

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Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

South Patchole Farm Cottage
South Patchole Farm Cottage
South Patchole Farm Cottage

South Patchole Farm Cottage

Kentisbury

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Devon

South Patchole Farm is a traditional farmhouse cottage comfortably sleeping up to 9 guests in 4 bedrooms. This wonderful rural retreat surrounded by beautiful unspoilt North Devon countryside provides excellent family friendly self-catering accommodation with plenty of character and charm, ample space and the North Devon coast, Exmoor National Park and a whole host of family attractions all nearby.

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Sleeps:

9

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Glenuaig Lodge
Glenuaig Lodge
Glenuaig Lodge

Glenuaig Lodge

Wester Ross

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Scotland

Glenuaig Lodge is a former hunting lodge is a renovated hunting lodge surrounded by nature and nothing else, ideal if you are looking for a remote holiday home in Scotland with four bedrooms and sleeps 8 people. If you want to get in touch with the real wilderness of Scotland in a completely peaceful location, Glenuaig Lodge is perfect.

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Sleeps:

8

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Aggie's Cottage
Aggie's Cottage
Aggie's Cottage

Aggie's Cottage

Ilfracombe

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Devon

Aggie’s Cottage at Higher Mullacott Farm is set in its own grounds high above the cliffs above Ilfracombe. It is perfect for a family of up to six with three bedrooms and a small private garden area with BBQ. This renovated barn, a traditional Devon Longhouse has been beautifully renovated and is perfect for children with a huge communal garden with play area and even a football pitch. It's ideal for Woolacombe and Putsborough beaches and you can explore Exmoor from the cottage.

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Save £199 on a last minute break at Aggie's Cottage for a 7 night stay taken Sat 15th June

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Braunton Cottage
Braunton Cottage
Braunton Cottage

Braunton Cottage

Braunton

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Devon

A three-bedroom cottage packed full of character and charm, close to the centre of Braunton is an ideal choice for families wishing to explore North Devon and all that it has to offer. It is only a short walk to the centre of Braunton and its good choice of restaurants, shops, cafes and pubs. For those looking for a beach holiday, the beautiful North Devon coast and the beaches at Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are all nearby and popular with families and surfers alike.

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Short break available - 4 nights from Mon 17th June, now £495

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

Buttercup yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm provides luxury glamping in beautiful Devon countryside, not far from the pretty East Devon town of Ottery St. Mary and the Jurassic coast at Sidmouth. Guests to Cuckoo Down Farm can experience the very best of glamping with the added luxury of hot showers, a wood burning stove, separate kitchen area, double bed, and two sofa beds whilst enjoying the fun of the farm too. With ponies, chickens, camp fires, and acres of meadows and its own woodland, there is plenty to explore on-site but there are also plenty of attractions, excellent days out and fabulous places to eat.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

0

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Blackberry Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Blackberry Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Blackberry Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Blackberry Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

With its own private wood-fired hot tub, Blackberry Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm offers the ultimate luxurious glamping experience. New this summer, this spacious safari tent has been thoughtfully furnished with comfort in mind to accommodate up to six guests in its two bedrooms. Cuckoo Down Farm is a working farm, and guests are welcome to roam and explore its acres of woodlands and meadows, plus the farm animals including ponies, chickens, pigs and sheep all add the wonderful ‘farm’ experience. There is also many good quality restaurants and gastro pubs, popular family attractions and the East Devon coast all just a short drive away.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott is a wonderful ‘home-from-home’ choice for friends and families looking for a relaxing countryside holiday in North Devon. This three-bedroom cottage provides a lovely mix of character with modern day style in a quiet countryside setting just outside the North Devon village of West Down. The North Devon coast and beaches, plus many local family attractions are also within easy reach.

A 15% saving for all last-minute holidays booked at Duror Cottage. This late availability discount only applies to all 7 night last minute stays booked 14 days before arrival.

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Enjoy an early summer discount on holidays and short breaks taken throughout June and early July

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

With the added luxury of a double bed, two sofa beds, hot showers, a well-equipped kitchen, wood-burning stove and compost loo, Clover yurt is furnished to a high standard throughout to offer the very best glamping experience. With fun on the farm, where ponies, chickens, acres of private meadows, its own woodland and streams provide plenty of entertainment for all on-site, yet there is still plenty to do and see nearby. Days to the beach can be enjoyed at the nearby Jurassic coastline, particularly at the popular East Devon seaside resort of Sidmouth. Nearby popular attractions include Bicton Park, Escot House and for the kids Crealy Adventure Park.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

0

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Daisy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Daisy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Daisy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Daisy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

Daisy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm offers wonderful glamping on a working farm surrounded by beautiful unspoilt Devon countryside. Comfortably accommodating up to six guests, Daisy Safari Tent is perfect for couples, friends and families wishing to camp together ‘in style’ in a truly idyllic peaceful rural setting, but still within easy reach of local amenities. The pretty East Devon town of Ottery St. Mary and its good choice of local shop, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs and the village shop at West Hill are both within easy reach. There are also many good quality ‘gastro pubs’ including The Golden Lion by the River Otter and well-recommended restaurants nearby.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Poppy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Poppy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Poppy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Poppy Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

Experience the very best camping experience with all your added comforts and luxuries. Poppy Safari Tent has been thoughtfully furnished to offer the best in glamping in a beautiful rural setting. Cuckoo Down Farm is a working farm and provides guests with acres of meadows, woodlands plus its farms animals – ponies, chickens and pigs all add to the fun at the farm. Sleeping up to six guests, the Safari tents at Cuckoo Down Farm are perfect for families, friends or couples looking to get away from it yet still within easy reach of local amenities, good restaurants and things to do. A visit to the seaside is just a short drive away, and there are plenty of local attractions to visit.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Primrose Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Primrose Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm
Primrose Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Primrose Safari Tent at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

Beautifully decorated and thoughtfully furnished for a relaxed and comfortable stay, Primrose Safari Tent is perfect for families, couples and groups of friends looking to enjoy glamping in a beautiful countryside setting on the working farm of Cuckoo Down Farm. With hot showers, wood burning stoves, comfy sofas, camp fires and acres of meadows and woodlands to explore, plus the farm animals to enjoy, glamping at Cuckoo Down Farm has all the ingredients to enjoy the very best glamping holiday.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Instow Beach Cottage
Instow Beach Cottage
Instow Beach Cottage

Instow Beach Cottage

Instow

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Devon

Instow Beach Cottage is a character 3 bed apartment, which sleeps 5 people and takes one dog. It is situated on Marine Parade, Instow, probably one of the most desirable locations in Devon. The apartment overlooks the sea and across to Appledore and the lovely dog friendly, sandy beach is just across the road. The excellent pubs and restaurants that Instow has to offer are all within an easy stroll.

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Last minute saving for a 7 night stay taken on Sat 15th June, from £660

Sleeps:

5

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Byre at Wheel Farm
The Byre at Wheel Farm
The Byre at Wheel Farm

The Byre at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

The Byre at Wheel Farm is a 3 bedroom stone built cottage that sleeps 5 people and is pet free. A two storey barn conversion, the Byre is modern throughout with a gorgeous wood burner in the open plan lounge that keeps the whole house warm in the winter. With the benefit of an indoor swimming pool and children’s play area, The Byre at Wheel Farm is great for families looking for a child friendly cottage with fantastic views out towards North Devon from the bedrooms.

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Enjoy a £135 last minute saving on a 7 night stay at The Byre from Fri 21st June

Sleeps:

5

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Crooked Lake Cottage
Crooked Lake Cottage
Crooked Lake Cottage

Crooked Lake Cottage

Bideford

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Devon

Crooked Lake Cottage is a 3 bedroom self catering cottage in the North Devon countryside that sleeps up to 5 people. This pretty stone built cottage provides cosy accommodation with a gorgeous lounge featuring an inglenook fireplace and wood burner. Nested in beautiful countryside, Crooked Lake is a perfect retreat if you are looking for a peaceful location and yet has plenty to do and see nearby and is within easy reach of the coast and glorious beaches.

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Sleeps:

5

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Devon Beach Court
Devon Beach Court
Devon Beach Court

Devon Beach Court

Woolacombe

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Devon

Devon Beach Court is a two bedroom second floor modern apartment in Woolacombe in North Devon with fantastic views over the beach. One of the most popular locations for a holiday in North Devon, Devon Beach Court offers a private balcony with sea views and modern furnishings throughout, perfect for a family of four.

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WOW!! Enjoy a £180 saving on a 7 night stay in June. Book 7 nights w/c 31st May to 28th June from only £495 (previously £675)

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Braefoot at Lower Aylescott
Braefoot at Lower Aylescott
Braefoot at Lower Aylescott

Braefoot at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Braefoot Cottage is one of six renovated holiday lets at Lower Aylescott Cottages located just outside the picturesque North Devon village of West Down, home to a fantastic village shop and pub. This delightful cottage sleeps 4 guests in two bedrooms and offers the perfect base for families who are holidaying with young children. There is plenty of charm and character combined with modern day furnishings and comforts to offer excellent self-catering accommodation. The award winning beaches at Woolacombe, the popular Victorian seaside of Ilfracombe, local family attractions such as Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and Exmoor Zoo are all just a short drive away.

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Early summer savings on all 7 night holidays and short breaks during June 2019!!

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Dairy at Wheel Farm
The Dairy at Wheel Farm
The Dairy at Wheel Farm

The Dairy at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

Dairy Cottage at Wheel Farm is a 2 bedroom self catering farm holiday cottage that is single storey and pet friendly on the edge of Combe Martin. Dairy Cottage also benefits from the use of an indoor heated swimming pool with a sauna and kids play area. Combe Martin is a great location for a family holiday, an easy drive to the beach at Woolacombe and with 2 major family attractions nearby.

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£99 early summer saving on a 7 night stay in Dairy Cottage

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott is a lovely cosy cottage set in a wonderful quiet and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful North Devon countryside but still within easy access to the coast. An ideal choice for couples and families wishing to enjoy both Devon's beaches and glorious countryside.

Enjoy a last minute break at Smithy Cottage ar Lower Aylescott. This cosy countryside cottage offers a fantastic 15% discount on all last minute holidays booked within 14 days of arrival.

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Enjoy a £75 saving on 7 night stays at Smithy Cottage in June

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Tastefully furnished throughout, Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott proudly offers comfortable accommodation for up to four guests. This two-bedroom countryside property set in a valley, just outside the small North Devon village of West Down is also close to the coast and the beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton. Both Braunton and Ilfracombe nearby offer a great selection of restaurant, pubs and cafes. Blare Cottage is an excellent choice for those looking for a quiet break still close to the coast.

Book a last-minute break at Blare Cottage and enjoy a 15% last minute saving. This discount only applies to all last-minute holidays booked within 14 days of arrival.

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Enjoy early summer savings on 7 night stays and short stays in June

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Nuthatch at Lea Hill
Nuthatch at Lea Hill
Nuthatch at Lea Hill

Nuthatch at Lea Hill

Axminster

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Devon

Nuthatch Cottage, a spacious countryside cottage within the Blackdown Hills, near to Membury and Axminster in Devon. This spacious dog friendly self-catering property comfortably sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms, but can accommodate a further 2 guests on a sofa bed and enjoys its own private gardens as well as communal gardens. Surprisingly close to the Jurassic coast and the South Devon beaches as well as being surrounded by many wonderful walks in an Area of Outstanding Beauty, it’s the perfect base for families and couples looking to explore the two counties - Devon and Dorset.

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20% saving on a 7 night stay taken at Nuthatch w/c 5th July 2019

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Quakers at Lea Hill
Quakers at Lea Hill
Quakers at Lea Hill

Quakers at Lea Hill

Axminster

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Devon

Situated on the side of the main 14th century farmhouse, Quaker Cottage is a pretty 2 en-suite bedroom cottage that sleeps 4 people. The cottage has a pretty, private garden with table and chairs, perfect for some dining under the clear night sky.

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Enjoy a 20% saving on 7 night stays early summer

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Bluebelle Cottage
Bluebelle Cottage
Bluebelle Cottage

Bluebelle Cottage

Chulmleigh

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Devon

Pretty one bedroom cottage with open plan kitchen-diner with a well equipped kitchen including a washing machine, microwave and electric cooker. The cottage has a pretty rear garden with patio furniture and plants. The garden opens to a path leading to the woods and lovely walks beyond.

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Last minute offer on a 4 night break taken from Mon 17th June, now £316.20

Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Woodpecker at Lea Hill
Woodpecker at Lea Hill
Woodpecker at Lea Hill

Woodpecker at Lea Hill

Axminster

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Devon

Woodpecker Cottage is a pretty one bedroom cottage that sleeps two at Lea Hill Cottages, near the village of Membury in Devon. Woodpecker Cottage has plenty of space for couples and their pets (it welcomes up to 4 dogs!) in its charming open plan living area, spacious double bedroom and private garden. Surrounded by many wonderful walks within the Blackdown Hills, and a short drive to the Jurassic coast, it offers a fabulous base for couples looking to explore Devon and Dorset.

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20% discount on 7 night stays early July 2019

Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool