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Holiday houses in Devon & holiday apartments in Devon

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Where to Rent a Holiday Home in Devon, England

Devon is located in the southeast of the United Kingdom with both a northern and southern coastline and those who rent a holiday home in the county will find some of England's best beaches on either coast. Devon also has some fantastic countryside and intriguing heritage sites.

Great destinations to visit in north and south Devon

Travellers who rent holiday homes in Torbay on the English Riviera can visit a number of beaches in Torquay and Paignton. Alternatively visitors to Devon can take a trip to some of the fascinating historical sites and National Trust properties in and around Torquay such as Torre Abbey, Cockington Court and the Torquay Museum. For visitors staying at holiday apartments and holiday rentals in Dartmouth a cruise on the River Dart or a ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway, which runs to Paignton, are highly recommended. The historic port of Plymouth is another great destination for holiday rentals in Devon. There you can tour the Plymouth Gin Distillery or visit the National Marine Aquarium. Just north of Plymouth are the scenic moorlands of Dartmoor National Park. If you are staying at holiday apartments in northern Devon, take a trip to the river port of Barnstaple and visit Exmoor Zoo and Arlington Court. Many rank the three miles of sand at Woolacombe amongst the top beaches in England. Those renting holiday houses near Exmoor National Park can hike across open moorland. Roadford Lake is another great destination to visit for those staying at holiday homes in northern Devon. With over 730 acres of water the lake is one of Devon's largest watersports centres.

The best time to book holiday houses in Devon

With lower than average rainfall and more plentiful sunshine, the summer is the best season to enjoy holiday rentals in Devon. Visitors who book holiday homes and holiday houses slightly outside the peak summer months of July and August will get to enjoy this popular holiday destination without the crowds.