Whether it's summer or winter, Devon is a beautiful destination to escape to for a short break. Summertime involves sunny beach days and walking adventures across the moors. A winter break packs a romantic feel with wintery walks, hot chocolates and shopping in picturesque towns and cities. Whichever is your season, a short break in Devon is a must.
Here at Devon Farm Holidays, we have a wide range of charming accommodation sites to choose from. Whether you want to escape to a pretty B&B or hideaway in a private self-catering cottage we have something to suit all for your short break.
Roger & Brenda invite you to relax in our farm guest house Situated within the North Devon's Biosphere Reserve, an area of outstanding natural beauty.Superb accommodation & grounds,15 mins Rosemoor
Escape to this beautiful, award winning Medieval Longhouse (beams & log fires) tucked away on a Jacob sheep farm on Tarka Trail near Exmoor, with walks from the doorstep, quality en-suite rooms & WiFi
Peace, comfort and a warm welcome where we offer the little extras that attract guests back time and time again. 2 miles from Sidmouth seafront. Lovely coastal walks and views from the farm.
Our substantial Georgian house stands in informal gardens amidst beechwoods and rhododendrons in the heart of our organic farm within Dartmoor National Park. Large luxurious rooms with stunning views.
A working farm bordered by the River Tale which captures the magic of the countryside - sheep, cattle, free range chickens and working sheep dogs. An idyllic setting with excellent facilities.
Looking for simple pleasure’s life, where you can relax and recharge your batteries, then visit us at Lower Pinn flint farmhouse 2 miles west coastal resort Sidmouth on Jurassic coast.
Gatcombe is a family run working dairy farm 5 minutes drive from World Heritage Coastline. Fully equipped, spacious, comfortable rooms, guest lounge and dining room.
Set in a picturesque location convenient to M5 for overnight stop or ideal touring base. Delightful rooms, peaceful surroundings and beautiful views with easy access to everything Devon has to offer.
Wake up to a view of rolling Devon countryside, a scrumptious breakfast and the sound of Shire horses going out to work on a traditional working farm. Biddacott�s medieval farmhouse provides log fires
A family run mixed farm, just 4 miles from Lyme Regis, famous for fossil hunting, the market town of Axminster, and the Jurrasic coast centre at Seaton. Just 3 miles from River Cottage HQ
A relaxed but luxurious place to stay, right on the beautiful East Devon Way and close to the glorious Jurassic Coast.
A cream tea greets your arrival at Forda. We are a working farm with sheep, beef, 6 cats and 3 sheepdogs. Close to the Devon and Cornwall border, we are in the perfect place to explore both counties.
Historic farmhouse accommodation at Canonteign in the Teign Valley on Dartmoor. Rooms offer all modern conveniences. Ideal location, close to A38 and local Devon attractions.
Spoil yourself with scrumptious breakfasts including our own award-winning rare breed pork sausages and bacon. Try a Smallicombe Trifle! Traditional farmhouse hospitality in an idyllic rural setting.
Peaceful Farmhouse B&B. Superb accommodation with wonderful views. Delicious hearty breakfast and 2 course Suppers available by arrangement. Exmoor on the doorstep. Tiverton closeby.
All accommodation is spacious and comfortable with great attention paid to detail to ensure your stay is a memorable one.Our bedrooms are spacious, light and comfortable with ensuite and walk in showe
When it comes to beaches, Devon has them in abundance. Everything from quiet, relaxed coves to long beaches and surfing beaches. North Devon is a firm favourite for the surfers, but it's also fantastic for family fun and long walks with beaches providing long sandy stretches and rocky coves. The South coast of Devon provides a more relaxed feel, like a lazy Sunday morning. It has beautiful stretches of sand and calm waters, the perfect destination for sitting back, relaxing and taking in the sea air. While the Jurrasic coastline provides an abundance of history from interesting fishing villages to fossil hunting.
Exmoor and Dartmoor
The moors are of outstanding beauty and if you are one who loves nature they are a must-stop on your short break to Devon. Dartmoor is renowned for its rugged beauty and famous tours which are fantastic for walkers. Whereas Exmoor, it's partner is softer in its beauty, with slightly more farmland running through it providing an easier climb for walkers.
Historic Towns and Cities
Devon even spoils you with when it comes to towns and cities. Plymouth and Exeter are your cities of choice, both are clean, fresh cities that spoil you with beautiful scenery and all the well-known shopping brands. The towns of Devon are also just as spectacular, each one is as interesting and quirky as the next. All of them are drenched in history and filled with boutiques, craft shops, delicious cafes, coffee shops and restaurants.
Of course one of the main attractions to Devon is that of its natural beauty, it goes without mentioning that escaping to Devon is the perfect destination for getting a breath of fresh air and taking in the outstanding landscapes. Devon has everything, from cities to beaches, to moors but also the idyllic farming countryside which you can stay directly on with one of our self-catering or bed and breakfast sites.
What's amazing about Devon is that all of these activities; beach days, moor walks and shopping in towns and cities are all accessible within a short distance of each other. This means you can really make the most of the short break, packing as much in as possible.
Look below for a wide range of accommodation choice.