Cottage Holidays in Sidbury, Devon, England

Sidbury in East Devon is a picturesque Devon village with thatched white stone cottages surrounded by rolling hills and an ancient church in its midst. It is situated in a valley on the river Sid just three miles from the coast. The village has a pub, the Red Lion, a butcher’s shop that sells groceries and newspapers and a village hall acting as a post office one day a week.  This pretty village could be an excellent choice for a rural retreat or country cottage stay.

Facts about what Sidbury offers for Self-Catering Holidays


The village of Sidbury is a very old settlement that was protected by a castle in the iron age, on a site aptly known as Castle Hill. The history of St.Giles Church is full of interest, being one of only a few churches in Devon to include a Saxon crypt. When enjoying a cottage holiday in Sidbury why not visit the church?  It also has a Norman tower, a 500-year old font and a gunpowder room that dates back to the time of Napoleon.  

One mile north of Sidbury, off the A375, is the historic house Sand that has been in the same family for 500 years. The Elizabethan house and its 6 acres of beautiful and diverse gardens are open to the public. Directly to the south on the same road is the small, popular, Regency seaside resort of Sidmouth. Golden sands and safe seas help make Sidmouth an ideal family resort that includes a bracing promenade, rock pools, award-winning blooms, specialist shops and a market selling, among other wares, locally caught fresh fish daily. Donkeys and the seaside used to go hand in hand, but these days Sidmouth is home to the Headquarters of the Donkey Sanctuary, rescuing, protecting and caring for donkeys from all over the world.

The South West Coastal Path above Sidmouth provides stunning views of the town, the sea and the Jurassic coast and is a recommended walk. The path runs from Ladram Bay west of Sidmouth to Beer in the east. Beer is a sheltered mostly unspoilt fishing village close to the border with Dorset. Once a popular haunt for smugglers, the cliffs at Beer rise high above underground caves. Tours of these fascinating caverns are available. Beer is also the base for the model railway manufacturer PECO and at Pecorama you can see exhibitions and take a ride on the Beer Heights Light Railway where you can take in fantastic views of the coast and countryside.

Well within a short, easy drive of  Sidbury are also the beaches at Branscombe and Budleigh Salterton and for a look at some stunning scenery be sure to take a ride on the Seaton Tramway.  With so much to see and do during a cottage holiday in Sidmouth just when will you visit?

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Featured Self catering country cottages near Sidbury, Devon, England:

Shute Cottage Barn, Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

Romantic retreat just for two nestled in generous gardens by the hills of the Teign Valley, just outside of Dartmoor National Park.

Price range from £300 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01647 252316 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside Barn, Crediton, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Barn, Devon.

Breathtaking views of the surrounding farmlands and pastures along with stylish accommodation await you at this wonderful 2 bedroom rural retreat, get away from it all and treat yourself to a special holiday in Devon's Ruby Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £285 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 09 May 2016 to 27 May 2016; from 17 June 2016 to 24 June 2016; from 22 July 2016 to 29 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lake View Holiday Barn, Crediton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Converted Barn, West Country.

With a lake view as well as stunning countryside views out to Dartmoor National Park, this 3 bedroom barn conversion features a modern interior and is conveniently located for the Tarka Trail, visiting Exeter and exploring this gorgeous area of rural Devon.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £312 to £773 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 06 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 16 May 2016 to 27 May 2016; from 10 June 2016 to 11 June 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Alpine Park Cottages, Exeter, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottages, West Country.

Collection of good quality lodge style holiday cottages set amongst 6 acres of parklands and woodlands, close to Exeter and Devon's beaches.

Price range from £335 to £920 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 05 May 2016 to 03 July 2016;

phone 01395 233619 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dairy House Cottages, Cullompton, Devon, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreats, West Country.

Two delightful rural retreats in a tranquil setting close to Cullompton, with fishing available on site.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01884 277 421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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