Located in the southwest part of England, the county of Devon is synonymous with a spectacular coastline. The county is known for its sandy beaches, national parks, harbor towns, and fossil cliffs. The Devonshire cream tea is also extremely popular. Travelers love exploring the harbor towns such as Paignton and Torquay. Clovelly is also a popular village on tourists’ list courtesy of its traditional white-washed cottages. Dartmoor National Park is another must-visit spot in the county for its forests and rivers. With plenty of things to do in this county, you need to look for a place to stay. To make your holiday planning easier, here’s a look at the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Devon, England.
This stunning chalet in Croyde is located on Downend headland, and it can accommodate up to four people. The luxurious home has two bedrooms and one bathroom and is a short walk from the beach. The open-plan kitchen allows you to cook here with ease. Unwind in the lounge as you watch TV or enjoy the countryside from your private terrace. This dog-friendly home also has a barbecue grill and offers free parking. Several pubs, eateries and shops are within short walking distance. A surf school is a two-minute walk from this vacation rental.
Luxury Chalet with Amazing Sea ViewsCroyde, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsamazing apartment with stunning viewsbeautiful breathtaking views excellent beds and bedding comfy with good quality decor and utilitiesthe rooms are quite small but didn’t impact on our holidaythe bed and bath linen all good qualityslightly on the small side but made up for by how comfortable the beds wereit was very cleanthe chalet is comfortable stylish and super cleanvery clean the beds are really comfortable with good quality linen and duvetsthe chalet had everything we needed and was super clean when we arrivedvery clean comfortable beds and great views
Host:justin was a perfect host from start to finishjustin is also just the kindest and most gracious hostjustin and nancy are very lovely hostsjustin was a super responsive host toojustin was a great host and nothing seemed too much troubleRead more reviewsfantastic location so close to the beachgreat location with a 5 minute walk from the beachabsolutely stunning accommodation & locationgreat walks around and a short 10 minute walk to town making this an ideal locationwhat an outstanding location and great facilities
This barn is located in North Buckland, North Devon. It is just a 9-minute and 14-minute drive from coastal towns of Croyde and Woolacombe, respectively. The luxury barn has an open-plan living area and the log stove adds a homey feel to the rental. This Scandinavian-style abode has high ceilings and a lovely patio where you can enjoy breakfast. The kid-friendly property can accommodate two guests in its one bedroom with a comfortable king bed. The pristine bathroom has a bath and shower as well as underfloor heating. The kitchen is well-stocked, so you can cook meals easily. Guests can park two cars in the driveway. The living area features a TV with Netflix and Amazon. Guests have access to free WiFi, a high chair, toys, travel cot, and more.
The Barn - Georgeham North DevonNorth Buckland, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe sofa bathtub and bed are amazingbeautiful huge bath and lovely showerit was nice to have a partial private garden area with seats and table to enjoy the surroundingssuperbly clean inviting and comfortablemeticulously clean really well furnished and designedstylish cosy and spotlessly cleanthe barn was absolutely amazing so clean so beautifully designedspotless and beautifully finished
Host:amazing welcoming and friendly hoststhank you sam and ted for being great hosts xxamazing place great hosts fantastic service - we will be back for suresam and ted were wonderful hostssam and ted were very welcoming and were great hostsRead more reviewsher barn is a beautiful idiclyic hide away with everything you need close byreally great location for walks on the beachexcellent location; close to some wonderful beaches and great woodland walksrelaxed stylish environment in a very good locationthe location is great with lots of walks and local pubs nearby
This lovely property is steeped in history and was part of a farmstead. Surrounded by a valley, this rental was made in the 18th century from cob and stone. The interiors are airy and boast modern fitting and fixtures like underfloor heating. The rental is full of character and has a queen bed in the sole bedroom and an en-suite bathroom which is ideal for two guests. You can cook in the well-equipped kitchen and relax in the cozy lounge. The cottage is next to Two Moors Way and a short drive takes you to the village of Drewsteignton. Amenities, such as free parking on the premises, essentials, TV, WiFi, iron, and heating, are also available for guests’ use.
The Barn, West Ford FarmDevon, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfy bed and wonderful amenitiesa cozy retreat thanks to the underfloor heating and the tranquil surroundings aided a great night's kipwe loved the huge velux windows under floor heating powerful shower and extremely comfy bedit was immaculately clean and had everything we needed for our short stayit was wonderfully clean and organized while easy to use and maintain
Host:lovely welcoming and helpful hostjill and mike were welcoming and attentivejill and mike were extremely friendly and welcoming and made us feel very much at homejill is a great host and we loved our stayjill was very friendly & helpfulRead more reviewsthe best place i’ve stayed on airbnb the most perfectly converted barn with everything you could ever needwe booked jill’s place last minute for a long weekend getaway and i’m so glad that we didhit book right now the barn is just the most perfect place we've ever stayedwhat a delightful place to stay the quiet dark sky’s at night and birdsong in the morningthe barn is an unbelievable place to stay it has more than just the wow factor
Located in Petrockstow, Deer Park Dairy is a 17th-century hunting lodge. It is spread over a huge area with spectacular lake views. This rural abode features two bedrooms and can sleep up to five people. The living area is perfect for lounging on lazy afternoons. The kitchen comes equipped with all cooking basics so you don’t always have to eat out. For a cozy stay, this converted barn also comes with a log-burning stove and underfloor heating. Amenities such as free WiFi, essentials, heating, free parking, dryer, and more are provided in this dog-friendly home.
Unique Rural Stone Barn Conversion
Top guest reviewsa cosy fireplace and tv entertainment (netflix prime video etccooking in the evenings was an absolute pleasure in a fantastically well-equipped kitchenthe bedrooms were equally warm and the beds were incredibly comfortableit's wonderfully quiet and the house has everything you need including an incredibly well-stocked kitchensuper comfortable and local walks are greatclean quiet and a great base in the devonshire countrysideits a lovely place clean spacious and very comfortablethe barn was perfect: clean homely with some lovely toucheswe enjoyed our stay and found the barn spacious inviting clean homely and very well equipped
Host:friendly and welcoming hostssimon is a wonderful hostsimon was a fantastic hostsimon is an amazing host who makes you feel really welcomegreat hosts simon & fionaRead more reviewssuch a lovely rural locationexcellent property in a picturesque locationamazing propert in lovely peaceful locationbeautiful location and simon was very helpfula peaceful location to chill out
Located in the seaside village of Woolacombe, this rental offers scenic views of the bay. The two-bedroom home accommodates four people and has two-and-a-half baths. It’s tastefully decorated and has a lovely balcony from where you can admire the beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi or watch shows on the massive TV. The kitchen is well equipped and you can make snacks here. Guests get underground car parking and access to a private patio. For things to do, Willingcott Valley Golf Club is a short drive from here, or you can go swimming or surfing at the beach nearby.
Luxury rental 4 minutes Bed to Beach: 2 OceanpointDevon, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewslovely views from the balcony beds were comfy and shower was nice and powerfullovely deck and good facilitiesa modern stunning duplex apartment having superb views from both floors of woolacombe baysuperb modern apartment with breath-taking views of woolacombe beachfantastic stay in woolacoombe with great views in a stylish apartmentvery clean and modern apartmentfantastic apartment that was super clean and everything exactly as advertisedreally clean and very bright and airyevery bit was clean and shinythe apartment was exceptional clean modern and luxurious
Host:pamela was really helpful & replied to questions & queries promptlycommunications with pamela the owner were excellent from the start and she always replied promptly to our emailspamela was very helpfulthe host pamela was great with communicationpamela is a great host very responsive and friendlyRead more reviewsamazing location very close to the beachstunning apartement in superb locationa lovely location and lovely propertyamazing apartment in a fab locationgreat spot v close to town
This Airbnb vacation rental is in the coastal village of Welcombe. The cozy home can sleep up two people and is tastefully decorated. The airy bedroom comes with a king bed and guarantees a good night’s sleep. Also, this posh rental has a well-equipped kitchen with a pizza oven and wood-burning stove. It also offers unbeatable views of the coastline. If you don’t feel like going out, lounge in the living area as you cozy up by the indoor fireplace. Amenities such as WiFi, dedicated workspace, heating, free parking and barbecue grill are also provided to ensure a pleasant stay. To top it all off, guests can relax in the backyard.
Secluded, luxury cottage nr Welcombe Mouth BeachWelcombe, Devon, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewssuperb place with great kitchen beautiful ambience and lots of peace and quietthe kitchen is extremely well equipped and allowed us to cook evening meals with easethe kitchen is very well equipped for cooking and the welcome book contains lots of useful informationthe under floor heating is just perfect after stepping out the showerthoughtful touches and has the real wow factor bed is super comfortableas advertised: stylish relaxing clean
Host:thank you to chris for all his help and the owners for letting this place outcheck in was extremely easy and laura and michael were very responsive hostsRead more reviewsa great location for getting away from it allgreat stay in a lovely locationbeautiful location great and cosy placegreat location for walks and a surfwonderful atmosphere great secluded location
This straw-bale barn is a short walk from Dartmoor National Park. Surrounded by greenery, this Airbnb rental has lovely interiors and plenty of character. It sleeps two guests in the clean bedroom that boasts a double bed. It has Velux windows that afford incredible views of the countryside. The bathroom is compact, while the kitchen and wet room both have underfloor heating. Aside from the wood-burning stove, guests also get to enjoy amenities such as a dryer, washing machine, WiFi, smart TV, and free parking.
Cosy, straw bale barn, walking access to DartmoorDevon, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand the wifi’s excellentthe kitchen was a great space with lots of utilities and lovely natural lightgorgeous country barn decked out with modern amenities - minimalist style but a cozy feelit’s clean modern and spaciousthe place was clean new and moderncosy clean and well fitted barnthe barn was clean and beautifully decoratedabsolutely stunning place the house is beautiful and has everything you need super stylish clean comfortable and absolute magic
Host:lovely hosts who were very thoughtfulthe hosts are great and were easily contactable during the staythe host micheal was lovely he left us to it but helped us whenever we needed anythingmichael and caroline themselves are lovely very accommodating hosts who were a pleasure to meetextremely lovely and accommodating hosts and we are gutted we couldn’t stay for longerRead more reviewscompletely quiet location and perfect for walkingabsolutely beautiful location lovely place to stayit truly is a lovely barn in a fantastic locationthe area is beautiful with nice walks near the house toogreat hosts location and straw barn
This three-story cottage in Devon has two bedrooms and a bathroom, making it ideal for four guests. This rental features a private garden that has a lovely seating area where guests can unwind. The fireplace adds to the home’s charm, and it also has luxury carpets made of wool. The modern kitchen allows guests to cook up a storm anytime they want. Amenities such as essentials, free parking, WiFi, iron, heating and more are provided. Make sure you spend time at the sandy beaches of Devon to make the most of your vacation.
Character Country Cottage with own Private GardenDevon, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage itself is lovely and cosy with really comfortable beds and beautiful views of the surrounding areathe mattress on the king bed is amazing and the bedroom spaces are big and airya lovely and comfortable cottage with everything we needed for an enjoyable stayreally comfortable sofa and cosy living room appreciated having netflix toothe garden has a great view and seating area and the place overall is very comfortable and pleasantit’s clean and comfylovely clean propertybeautiful traditional and cleanwe found the property spotlessly clean and very well equippedthe house was very clean and cosy and beautifully presented
Host:and our hosts were so welcoming and helpfulpenelope is simply a lovely hostpenelope was a lovely host friendly and helpfulpenelope was a fantastic hostvery nice owner who will give you a warm welcomeRead more reviewsbeautiful location and a beautiful homeset in a lovely rural locationfabulous location ideal for rest and relaxationit is a lovely peaceful location well equipped and well keptthe location was absolutely beautiful very quiet and only 10 minute drive to the shops at crediton
This vacation rental is bound to take your breath away with its old-world charm. This lovely rental is close to Axminster, a popular market town in Devon. The seaside towns of Lyme Regis and Beer as well as Blackdown Hill are a few miles from here. The postcard-perfect home has one bedroom and a modern bathroom, and it can accommodate two people. There is a fully equipped kitchen where guests can cook. The entire home has underfloor heating to keep the space warm and cozy. You can watch TV in the living area or stroll in the garden as you soak up the beauty of the woods and lake. For some outdoor fun, go cross-country cycling or head to the beach with the whole family.
Sector Hall Coach HouseAxminster, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved the huge shower with constant hot water and the large comfy bedthe rooms are beautifully appointed with comfortable seating stylish fittings and attractive views over surrounding countrysidevery stylish coach house well equipped loads of space warm and comfortable set in beautiful grounds in lovely countrysidelovely spacious and high spec with underfloor heating log burner and powerful showervery nice spacious converted coach house with large fully equipped kitchen outdoors sitting areas in a beautiful countryside settingreally clean and thoughtfully decoratedeverything was the highest quality and spotlessly cleanspacious clean and modern accommodationstylish spotless beautiful coach housethe house is very clean too
Host:helpful and hospitable hostshost was always on hand if needed and fantastic communicationsnicky and alastair are great hosts and quick to respond to any questions on queriesthe coach house is a lovely and cosy getaway property and the hosts are very friendly and welcomingevery detail has been carefully thought through and the host are friendly & helpful yet allowing total privacyRead more reviewsaxminster is very central to all major attractions in the area devon/dorsetgreat property in a beautiful locationit is close to the near by beaches and fantastic walks all aroundthis is a beautiful place in a stunning locationbeautiful location and very peaceful with everything you need
This beautiful lodge is perfect for those looking for somewhere tranquil. Marwell Lodge is set on massive grounds in a peaceful country lane. This vacation rental is quite sunny due to the natural light that floods the entire space. The bedroom has a double bed and a bathroom, while the common space has a sofa bed. Guests can cook in the kitchen or relax with a cup of coffee on the terrace. A local shop and bar are within walking distance, in case you want to have fun outside. If you have more time to spare, drive down to the beaches or take a leisurely stroll to a village shop.
A fabulous and peaceful South Hams holiday lodge !Devon, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe wi-fi worked brilliantly i was able to live stream a football game with no buffering at allexceptionally clean and loads of roomlovely space very clean and very privatelots of thoughtful touches and spotlessly cleanthe lodge was very clean and well equipped with everything we neededthe lodge itself was beautiful and really clean with all of the essentials (tea cutlery plates towels etc
Host:the host was very helpful and welcomingfantastic place wonderful host and lots of great coastal walks nearbylaura was a great hostlaura was a welcoming hostlovely stay at the lodge great host too will definitely be backRead more reviewsgreat stay location was great: easy walk to ringmore village and from there all the beautiful coastal pathsthe location is the best in which we have ever stayedvery easy access to the coastal walk 45min from dartmoorpeaceful secluded but well located for the beach/coast the local shop and pubsthe location was perfect for us to explore the coastline and dartmoor
Enjoy a tranquil getaway to Devon
If you love the sea and countryside, then a visit to Devon should be on your bucket list. The English county has plenty of resort towns where travelers can unwind as they soak up some sun on the sandy beaches. For a place stay, refer to our list above.
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