Looking to book a holiday cottage with sea views? Then look no further than our great range of holiday homes in the popular seaside village of Instow on the North Devon coast. Instow lies on the estuary where the River Taw and River Torridge meet is home to a large selection of dog-friendly self-catering apartments and cottages ideal for families and couples. The holiday cottages in Instow benefit from breathtaking views across the estuary towards Appledore, as well as being within easy reach of pubs and restaurants, many of which serve local seafood and ales. Many holiday lets in Instow are dog-friendly, which is perfect, as much of Instow beach permits dogs all year round. Make sure you book your favourite self-catering property in Instow by booking early.
When staying in Instow, stroll along the Esplanade, and relax whilst watching the boats pass you by. Whatever the season spend time on the large sandy beach building sandcastles and flying a kite, or when the sun is out have a picnic in the dunes, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These are just some of the things to enjoy when staying at in one of our self-catering Instow cottages, such as North Yeo in Instow.
If you wish to get out and about, then why not take a trip across the estuary on the historic Instow-Appledore Ferry Service, which operates during the main holiday season. For those who fancy exploring the local area by bike or foot, the Tarka Trail and the South West Coast Path also pass through the village providing plenty of largely car-free routes ideal for families.
This pretty village also boasts some excellent places to eat such as The Boathouse and The Instow Arms, while Johns of Instow is a wonderful delicatessen, with café and grocery shop, well known for providing only the best in local and homemade produce. To find out more, view our Instow guide here.
Instow offers a great holiday destination all year round. It is ideal for those looking for a family beach holiday, as well as anyone looking to explore the best of what North Devon has to offer.