The most popular Devon cottages for 2022 holiday cottages

The most popular Devon cottages for 2022

Jemima Kirkwood 06 January 2022

Every year we take a look to see which of our holiday cottages were the most popular among our guests, and we can share the most popular cottages for 2022 with you today.

In 2021 our smaller cottages with hot tubs were among the favourites! It comes as no surprise that people were travelling in smaller groups, and hot tubs are one of life’s true indulgences! 

If you think you might like to book a holiday in one of the below Devon cottages, make sure you get in quick as these properties fill up fast! If you are inspired by the beautiful holiday escapes below and would like to keep browsing, look through our full collection of holiday cottages in Devon.

Read on to find out which of our wonderful Devon retreats are the most popular for 2022…

Woolacombe Retreat, Woolacombe

Sleeps 2 | 1 bedroom | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Superb accommodation for any couple searching for a relaxing break. Perfect location for beach lovers.”Luke, 2021

Woolacombe Retreat

This luxurious and stylish retreat is set on the edge of Woolacombe and comprises an open-plan living space, one king-size en-suite bedroom, an outdoor seating area and a hot tub. It has lovely views over tumbling countryside and over to the sea beyond.

The cottage is modern and stylish, providing luxurious living at its best. Its secluded and private position is perfect for those looking to have a quiet time together to reconnect and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For more inspiration on how to spend time in this area check out our guide on things to do and see in Woolacombe.

Nearby attractions: Woolacombe Beach, Putsborough Sands, South West Coast Path, Exmoor National Park.

Beach End, Dartmouth

Sleeps 12 | 5 bedrooms | 3 dogs | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

“Amazing location with outstanding views over the river and access to all the River Dart has to offer. The kitchen/upstairs living area is a really lovely family space. We did have a lovely week here.” - Jon, 2021

Beach End

This is an outstanding luxury cottage on the edge of the River Dart and offers stunning, five-star accommodation to those who visit. The views can be enjoyed from the main living space and bedrooms, all boasting large windows and double doors to make the most of it.

Sailing, kayaking and paddleboarding are just a handful of sports to be enjoyed on the doorstep and the house provides a comfortable base to come home to after all the explorations. The outdoor patio is a lovely place for al fresco dining and watching the sun set over Dartmouth. For more ideas read all about the area in our guide to Dartmouth.

Nearby attractions: Dartmouth Castle, Woodlands Family Theme Park, River Dart, Britannia Royal Naval College.

Birdsong Barn, Combe Martin

Sleeps 2 | 1 bedroom | 1 dog | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The perfect holiday barn! So peaceful, so perfectly equipped. The hot tub is wonderful, looking out onto open fields. So many lovely villages and beaches to visit around the barn, perfectly placed.” - James, 2021

Birdsong Barn

This cute and stylish barn conversion offers luxurious holiday accommodation just 3 short miles from the picturesque village of Combe Martin. It makes the perfect cottage for couples to retreat to and being close to the beaches of Combe Martin and Woolacombe, it makes a wonderful base for relaxing beach days.

The bubbling hot tub offers a place to sit and truly relax during the day, or whilst stargazing at night. It has all the mod cons and home comforts to make your stay special, and the French doors bring the amazing countryside views to your doorstep. Our guide on things to do and see in Combe Martin will give you some great ideas for planning.

Nearby attractions: Croyde Beach, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe, South West Coast Path, Heddon’s Mouth, Arlington Court.

Hartnolls Lodge, Woolacombe 

Sleeps 2 | 1 bedroom | 2 dogs | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Beautiful place to stay, very clean and well equipped. Great enclosed garden with a wonderful hot tub. Woolacombe Beach was wonderful to run the dog around in the morning.” - Lisa, 2021

Hartnolls Lodge

This trendy, compact and stylish lodge offers top-notch accommodation to couples or a single person looking for a peaceful break in North Devon. Based in the seaside town of Woolacombe, the cottage is perfectly situated for all sorts of explorations and adventures from the doorstep.

It has a private decking area, garden furniture and a hot tub, making it a great place to be if you feel like staying put. Explore the South West Coast Path, enjoy lazy days on the beach, village hop through the surrounding dwellings or simply curl up on the couch with a good book!

Nearby attractions: Woolacombe Beach, Saunton Sands, The Tarka Trail, South West Coast Path.

Potbelly, Westward Ho! 

Sleeps 2 | 2 bedrooms | 1 dog | ⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Fantastic location with great views and with easy access to all local amenities, perfect location for some peaceful days.” - Tam, 2021


Fancy staying somewhere different? This unique cedar cabin exudes contemporary style, has its own private hot tub AND is set in the grounds of a 2-star AA Rosette gastropub! What could be better? It’s fully equipped with everything you need and has been designed with the holidaymaker in mind.

Less than 1 mile from Westward Ho! Beach, the lodge is perfect for relaxing days pottering along the coastline discovering all there is to offer here. The living area opens out on to a great outdoor living space complete with hot tub, furniture and gas BBQ - perfect for al fresco dining and long evenings under the stars. Get some good advice on things to do with our guide to Westward Ho!

Nearby attractions: North Devon Surf School, Lundy Island, Bideford Quay, Westward Ho!, Woolacombe Beach.

Stay in one of the most popular holiday homes for 2022!

These are just a few of our fantastic holiday cottages; we have a whole host of large properties for big group get-togethers, family-friendly cottages for Devon adventures and couples’ retreats that provide privacy and tranquillity.

Throughout the entire county, there are wonderful things to do and places to visit, with the coastline and the national parks always coming favourite among travellers looking to visit Devon.

Find yourself a secluded country cottage, a quaint and quiet bolthole or a coastal getaway in our full collection. Start browsing and you’ll soon come across your perfect Devon holiday cottage for your next trip.

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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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