Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Axminster, Devon, England

Axminster in the West Country could the perfect location for your next cottage holiday. This quaint market town in Devon is set in a picturesque setting on top of a hill overlooking the meandering River Axe. The town is home to a weekly market which is held each Thursday with stalls selling delicious good quality local produce, and there are plenty of country cottages available to rent for a relaxing self-catering break with friends and family.


Information on Cottage Holidays in Axminster

Axminster is home to a swimming pool, a sports centre, a museum of local history and two supermarkets. There is also a fantastic theatre, the Guildhall, and several cafes, pubs and shops.

 

Places to Visit on a Cottage Break in Axminster

  • The town lies just on the edge of the Blackdown Hills so it’s easy to enjoy  walking, cycling, horse riding and wildlife watching in the local area.
     
  • It is just under 30 miles from the county town of Exeter, great to visit for a more bustling atmosphere.
     
  • For time by the coast as well as in the countryside, take a day trip and visit the gorgeous coastal town and harbour of Lyme Regis which is just 5 miles from Axminster. This beautiful town has a lot to offer visitors looking to explore this part of Devon on a self-catering break.

Book a Axminster cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Devon on holiday.

54 rental properties

River View, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

8 bedroom Large Country House With Swimming Pool, Axminster 3 miles away

sleeps 1 - 24 guests
1 - 24
8 bedrooms
8
8 bathrooms
8
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Large West Country self-catering holiday home with 10 bedrooms, a games room and indoor heated swimming pool, sleeping up to 27.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Inside the house.), games room.

Weekly Price from: £4595
Next availability:
from 16 July to 17 July 20 from 20 July to 24 July 20

Kingfisher Cottage, Membury, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Thatched Barn Conversion, Axminster 4 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4

Pretty 3 bedroom pet-friendly country cottage with country views near Axminster and just 10 miles from Lyme Regis.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Cottage, Axminster 4 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Four bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic rural setting next to farmlands in Dorset, boasting light and airy interiors along with a woodburning stove in the lounge, a private hot tub and fantastic views over fields and farmlands and a location just a short drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £925
Next availability:
from 17 July to 18 July 20 from 05 October to 09 October 20

Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Axminster 4 miles away

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

Beautiful picture-perfect self-catering farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, a high quality interior, private hot tub, original features and a large garden from which you can soak up fabulous views of the nearby fields and farmlands, the Jurassic coast and Bridport are but a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £995
Next availability:
from 28 September to 02 October 20 from 05 October to 09 October 20

Shires, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

6 bedroom Large Holiday Barn Conversion, Axminster 6 miles away

sleeps 10 - 14 guests
10 - 14
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

6 bedroom luxury barn conversion with a cinema room, a games room, a luxurious spa hall with indoor pool, sauna and hot tub, and fantastic country views of the Yarty Valley.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor heated pool with hot tub and sauna), games room, indoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £3350

Rower Fort, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

8 bedroom Castle, Axminster 6 miles away

sleeps 1 - 16 guests
1 - 16
8 bedrooms
8
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Unique Devonshire fairytale tower house with 8 bedrooms, with a location within 12 acres of gardens and grounds, a private hot tub and indoor heated swimming pool, this is a very special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In a barn conversion.), outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £4550
Next availability:
from 01 September to 18 September 20 from 21 September to 23 October 20

Stonebarrow Manor, Charmouth, Dorset, West Country, England

18 bedroom Mansion, Axminster 6 miles away

sleeps 29 - 37 guests
29 - 37
18 bedrooms
18
15 bathrooms
15
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Lovely manor house with games room, enclosed walled garden and a south facing terrace for soaking up the sun, with a fantastic location in the village of Charmouth along the stunning Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £3500
Next availability:
from 18 July to 21 July 20 from 25 July to 02 August 20

Hill View, Southleigh, Devon, West Country, England

7 bedroom Group Accommodation, Axminster 7 miles away

sleeps 10 - 16 guests
10 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Stylish high quality 7 bedroom barn conversion with countryside views and warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, ideal for big groups of friends or family, just 10 minutes’ drive from Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1750

Holemoor Stables, Chard, Somerset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Axminster 8 miles away

sleeps 2 - 18 guests
2 - 18
9 bedrooms
9
9 bathrooms
9
no dogs allowed
5 star

Luxurious and very spacious large holiday house with a contemporary feel, only 25 minutes away from the stunning Jurassic Coast with private indoor pool, games room and magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use of private indoor heated pool ), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2500

Pet-friendly Orchard Barn in the Blackdown Hills, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Axminster 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Beautiful 3 bedroom barn conversion with tranquil orchard garden which is both family-friendly and pet-friendly, nestled in the Blackdown Hills just a short distance from the inspirational scenery of the Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £430
Next availability:
from 16 July to 18 July 20 from 25 July to 01 August 20

Meadow Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Axminster 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Secluded 2 bedroom country cottage with meadow views, exposed wooden beams, character features and a lovely garden located by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast close by, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £381


Late availability: from 18 July to 25 July 20

Apple Loft at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

1 bedroom Holiday Home, Axminster 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Apple Loft is a stylish romantic holiday home, perfect for 2 with wonderful tree top views of the Devonshire Hills and a lovely location amongst gorgeous countryside at Twistgates Farm, just 30 minutes’ drive from the Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £328


Late availability: from 25 September to 02 October 20