Short Breaks in Devon
Short breaks in Devon are perfect for a cosy winter escape, a romantic getaway, a secluded weekend retreat or a get together with family or friends for a special occasion. Relax and unwind amidst wonderful rural surroundings and see the food you eat being produced in the local countryside.
Whether you're looking for a weekend or mid week break, with or without children, our farm-based cottages and B&B's offer the ideal location in the heart of the beautiful Devon countryside. You’re assured a warm welcome all year round, but the best time for short breaks here is from autumn through to spring – when you can enjoy all that the county has to offer without the madding crowds! Out of season prices are also considerably lower than school holiday rentals, meaning you can recharge your batteries for less.
Farm Stay accommodation makes the perfect base for the numerous activities on offer in Devon. Those on short breaks can enjoy golf, walking, fishing, bird watching, horse riding, cycling, surfing, kayaking, zorbing, and much more. After which you’ll have worked up both an appetite and a thirst, ready to tuck into a traditional Devon cream tea, sample some scrumpy cider or local ale, or try one of the 30 different varieties of cheese on offer.
If culture and sightseeing is more your thing, Devon has plenty of choice – from historic harbours (Clovelly, Lynton/Lynmouth and Plymouth) and market towns with markets & craft fairs, steam trains and music festivals to historic houses and gardens such as RHS Rosemoor Gardens near Great Torrington, Marwood Hill Gardens and Arlington Court with its Carriage Museum near Barnstaple, Killerton near Exeter, Knightshayes near Tiverton, Castle Drogo on Dartmoor, Buckland Abbey in Yelverton, Saltram House near Plymouth and the quirky A La Ronde in Exmouth. You can even visit Morewellham Quay where the popular TV show ‘The Edwardian Farm’ was filmed.To find options for short breaks in Devon, please use the search links on the left of this page with ‘Devon’ as your destination.