With a range of excellent dog-friendly cottages in Totnes, this historic market town makes a relaxing holiday destination in the heart of South Devon. Totnes is a fabulous holiday location for a family, group or couple, and is known for its lively but relaxed atmosphere. Dating back over a thousand years, Totnes is a wonderful base for exploring this spectacular part of the Devon countryside, with the stunning Dartmoor National Park just 6 miles inland. The coast is just 7 miles away, with plenty of beaches – many of them pet-friendly – within easy reach. Nestling on the banks of the River Dart, Totnes is a town rich in history and offers a range of self-catering accommodation, with plenty of fantastic destinations for your canine companions to explore.
Totnes is a picturesque South Devon town known for its array of independent shops, steam railway and a superb Norman castle with its sweeping views. Perfect for a relaxing family break or a romantic getaway, Totnes offers a tranquil respite from the nearby resorts of the English Riviera. Home to the legendary Brutus Stone, the town is known for its range of unique independent shops promoting ethical products, fair trade goods and whole foods, and for its regular markets – including the popular Tuesday Elizabethan market (May-September). You can take a trip down the river, visit Sharpham Vineyard, or explore the extensive – and dog-friendly – Dartington Estate. The popular coastal towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are all within 10 miles if you fancy a day at the beach, where you'll also find plenty of Devon cottages to choose from too.