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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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20% saving on 3 night and 7 nights stays taken between September and December 2019

Sleeps:

16

Bedrooms:

7

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Whitelady House
Whitelady House
Whitelady House

Whitelady House

Dartmoor

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Devon

Set in a peaceful location on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Whitelady House is large luxurious dog friendly 6 bedroom house with its own hot tub. This stunning country house has been lovingly furnished to offer high quality accommodation for large groups. It is perfect for those looking to gather family and friends to celebrate a special occasion, where ‘Chalet’ style catering is also offered for guests during their stay.

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Last minute 20% savings on 3 night weekends breaks this Autumn ( up to £310 savings!)

Sleeps:

12

Bedrooms:

6

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm
The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm
The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm

The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

A large and dog friendly holiday cottage that sleeps up to 12 people with 5 bedrooms near to Combe Martin. The Farmhouse has been renovated throughout and benefits from a well-eqipped modern kitchen featuring a large range oven, a traditional cottage lounge with Inglenook fireplace and log burner and five modern bedrooms. Enjoy the benefits of an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, large grounds and children’s play area and you can bring your dog along as well.

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£250 last minute discount on a 7 night stay taken w/c 18th Oct

Sleeps:

12

Bedrooms:

5

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

Talland Croft
Talland Croft
Talland Croft

Talland Croft

Crantock

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Cornwall

Talland Croft is a family friendly cottage set in the pretty North Cornwall village of Crantock. This large detatched 5 bedroom holiday home comfortably sleeps up to 10 guests and is within walking distance of both the village centre and its beautiful sandy beach. Bright, spacious and comfortably furnished throughout with its own enclosed garden, it also welcomes dogs. An excellent choice for large groups and families looking for a beach holiday on the Cornish coast.

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Save £119 on a last minute break w/c 1st Nov (7 nights)

Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Magnolia View Cottage
Magnolia View Cottage
Magnolia View Cottage

Magnolia View Cottage

Barnstaple

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Devon

Magnolia View Cottage, a 17th century traditional Devon long house set in the pretty village of Goodleigh in North Devon is perfect for families and groups of friends looking for a relaxing countryside break. Both child and dog friendly, this spacious holiday home boasts 4 well-presented bedrooms, spacious living spaces and a beautiful garden with stunning countryside views to comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests. The village of Goodleigh itself is home to an excellent village pub, and also only a short drive to Barnstaple, the beautiful North Devon beaches of Saunton and Westward Ho! The wilds of Exmoor National Park, many family local attractions are all close by too.

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Enjoy a last minute saving on 7 nights for October half term w/c 25th Oct - now from £636

Sleeps:

8

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach

Croyde

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Devon

Sunset Beach is a modern 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Croyde. With your own private terrace and rear garden, Sunset Beach is ideal for a family of up to 8 people looking for a holiday cottage in Croyde with a fantastic beach and a great atmosphere in the village centre.Sunset Beach is just a few minutes’ walk down to the beach, enjoy surfing, coasteering and building sand castles in one of the most popular beach holiday locations in Devon.

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Sleeps:

8

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Deer View Cottage
Deer View Cottage
Deer View Cottage

Deer View Cottage

South Molton

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Devon

Deer View Cottage is a luxury self catering holiday cottage in North Devon at the Highbullen Golf and Country Club with a stunning golf course, indoor heated swimming pool and a gym. This luxury holiday cottage offers open plan living with a fantastic balcony offering amazing views over the Devon countryside, ideal if you love golf, swimming and North Devon.

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Save £190 on a last minute October half term break to Deer View Cottage, now from £760

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Middle Leys Cottage
Middle Leys Cottage
Middle Leys Cottage

Middle Leys Cottage

Withypool

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Somerset

Middle Leys Cottage set close to the Somerset village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor is a three bedroom country cottage that sleeps up to six people. Located in a lovely quiet rural location with the whole of Exmoor to explore, Middle Leys offers your modern day comforts with the traditional charm of an Exmoor cottage including a beautiful lounge with a stunning Inglenook fire.

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£119 saving on a 7 night stay taken w/c 25th Oct 2019

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

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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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Corn Dolly Farmhouse
Corn Dolly Farmhouse
Corn Dolly Farmhouse

Corn Dolly Farmhouse

Chulmleigh

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Devon

Corn Dolly Farmhouse is a beautiful thatched dog and family friendly holiday cottage situated in a stunning rural countryside setting, just a short drive from the small North Devon town of Chulmleigh, and only 6 miles away from the market town of South Molton. Packed full of countryside charm and with many original features retained, Corn Dolly Farmhouse has been thoughtfully renovated and furnished to offer guests looking for a quiet and peaceful ‘home-from-home’ countryside retreat. It is also within an hours’ drive away from the coast, the historic city of Exeter, numerous famous attractions and Exmoor National Park.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Lake View Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Lake View Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Lake View Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Lake View Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Lake View Cottage is a wonderful spacious family friendly cottage with lovely lake and countryside views. The accommodation for this three- bedroom countryside holiday home benefits from being all on one level and includes a large open plan living area with a wood burning stove, three well-presented bedrooms and its own private terrace. Set just outside the village of West Down, it’s in an ideal location to explore both the surrounding countryside and the stunning North Devon coastline and beaches.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Granary at Cheristow Farm
The Granary at Cheristow Farm
The Granary at Cheristow Farm

The Granary at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

Granary Cottage, a two bedroom two storey character cottage that sleeps 5 in two bedrooms (a double and triple bedroom) welcomes families and friends (and even their four-legged friends) to enjoy and relax in this wonderful part of Devon, which is also close to the North Cornish coast too.

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Sleeps:

5

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Kittiwake Cottage
Kittiwake Cottage
Kittiwake Cottage

Kittiwake Cottage

Braunton

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Devon

Kittiwake Cottage in Braunton is a superb 2 bedroom cottage that sleeps four people and has been furnished and finished to the very highest standards. Kittiwake is in one of the best locations in the village, North Street abounds with character, beautiful cottages in a quiet street and is just a minutes’ walk from the centre of the village and a great pub at the end of the road!

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Save £122 on a last minute October half term booking w/c 25th Oct

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm
The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm
The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm, sleeping 4 guests in two bedroom is a charming character cottage within the Hartland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Well-presented and thoughtfully furnished throughout, and still retaining many of its original features, the Milking Parlour provides high quality comfortable accommodation for couples, friends and families wishing to holiday together in this wonderful part of Devon.

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Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Stables at Cheristow Farm
The Stables at Cheristow Farm
The Stables at Cheristow Farm

The Stables at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

One of six cottages at Cheristow Farm, The Stables is a charming two bedroom single storey cottage that welcomes dogs and is perfect for couples and small families looking for a relaxing countryside break but still close to the coast and with plenty to do and see nearby.

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Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Hayloft at Wheel Farm
Hayloft at Wheel Farm
Hayloft at Wheel Farm

Hayloft at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

The Hayloft is a dog friendly one bedroom holiday cottage near Combe Martin in North Devon that sleeps 2 people. With the use of an indoor swimming pool and other facilities, the Hayloft is great for a couple looking for a spacious and modern character cottage complete with a wood burner.

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Book last minute Oct half term break w/c 25th Oct from £316

Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

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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NEW Saturday changeover from w/c 28th Sept 2019 - and last minute savings available too!

Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm
The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm
The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm

The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

The Tack Room is a pretty single storey studio cottage, ideal for couples and walkers looking to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty around the remote town of Hartland, on the North Devon/Cornwall border. With just a kitchen, double bedroom and en-suite shower room (and no separate sitting room), The Tack Room provides the perfect base for those who want to make the most of the days exploring. One small dog is also welcome.

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Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool