Self catering holiday cottage rentals in Barnstaple, Devon, England

Barnstaple is a large town in the north of Devon. Set on the River Taw, this former river-port is a lovely location for a self-catering retreat in the West Country. Found just 8 miles from the coast, Barnstaple is in a great location, meaning holidaymakers can benefit from both coastal and countryside scenery whilst enjoying a cottage holiday.

What Barnstaple offers for Self-Catering Breaks


There is plenty to do in and around Barnstaple, with excellent opportunities for hiking, cycling, horse-riding and wildlife watching offering a great way to explore the local sights. There is also a National Trust museum nearby and the wonderful Exmoor Zoo is well worth a visit.  If you have good local knowledge get in touch and let us know what you think the best attractions are and let us have your personal recommendations.

Browse below to find self-catering cottages and accommodation in and around Barnstaple, to find out more information about a property simply click on the picture next to the ad.

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

52 rental properties

Springfield Linney, Barnstaple, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Holiday Barn

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

Luxurious 2 bedroom barn conversion in North Devon near Barnstaple with lovely rural and coastal views, plus private warm bubbly outdoor hot tub.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £519
Next availability:
from 09 October to 03 December 20 from 07 December to 28 May 21

The Stables Parkgate , Barnstaple, Devon, West Country, England

6 bedroom Large Country Cottage

sleeps 8 - 12 guests
8 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed

Beautifully presented 6 bedroom barn conversion, with access to a communal children’s play area with swings and slide, as well as a tennis court, just 10 minutes’ drive from Barnstaple and within reach of golden sandy beaches for day trips.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1044
Next availability:
from 14 September to 25 September 20 from 28 September to 02 October 20

Corffe House, Barnstaple, Devon, West Country, England

9 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 16 - 22 guests
16 - 22
9 bedrooms
9
8 bathrooms
8
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Beautiful 9 bedroom Grade II listed country house, set within beautiful gardens close to Barnstaple, complete with cinema room/games room and enjoying access to an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to celebrate or holiday in style.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within grounds of Corffe Cottages), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £4250
Next availability:
from 03 September to 10 September 20 from 14 September to 18 September 20

Magnolia View Cottage, Goodleigh, Devon, West Country, England

4 bedroom Country Cottage, Barnstaple 3 miles away

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

Pretty 4 bedroom pet-friendly country cottage in Goodleigh with private enclosed walled garden, just a few miles from Barnstaple, 10 miles from Exmoor National Park and less than half an hour's car ride from Saunton Sands beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £498
Next availability:
from 11 September to 18 September 20 from 23 September to 23 October 20

Northleigh House, Goodleigh, Devon, West Country, England

4 bedroom Large Country Cottage, Barnstaple 3 miles away

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

4 bedroom holiday house set outside Goodleigh with valley views, games room with pool table, table tennis and children’s play area in garden with swings and slide set, just over 3 miles from Barnstaple.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £603
Next availability:
from 04 September to 02 October 20 from 09 October to 23 October 20

The Byre at Cross Farm, Barnstaple, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Charming high quality pet-friendly and family-friendly Devon barn, in a lovely tranquil location by the foothills of Exmoor and well placed for discovering the best of Devon with Exmoor National Park within a 20 minute drive and the coast with sandy surfing beaches also only a 20 minute drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £325
Next availability:
from 11 September to 11 June 21 from 18 June to 23 July 21

Ash Barton estate with pool, Braunton, Devon, West Country, England

13 bedroom Listed building, Barnstaple 4 miles away

sleeps 10 - 40 guests
10 - 40
13 bedrooms
13
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Fine country house set amongst glorious Devon countryside, this property has 11 bedrooms, large gardens, a games barn, indoor heated swimming pool and even has an old romantic chapel, overall, a perfect holiday home for special celebrations, large groups and family holidays.

Special features: free internet access, pool (located in the games barn next to main house with private shower and changing room. ), games room.

Weekly Price from: £4995

Braunton Farmhouse, Braunton, Devon, West Country, England

5 bedroom Large Farmhouse, Barnstaple 6 miles away

sleeps 1 - 10 guests
1 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Large 5 bedroom rural retreat with tranquil country views, sleeping up to 10 people in stylish and comfortable accommodation, just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1149
Next availability:
from 16 July to 17 July 20 from 10 September to 11 September 20

Blare Cottage, West Down, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Barnstaple 6 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Two bedroom country cottage with access to fishing lakes, good walks and a children’s play area with swings and an adventure playground area, just 7 miles from Barnstaple and 8 miles from lovely sandy Croyde Beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £315
Next availability:
from 28 August to 25 September 20 from 02 October to 20 August 21

Braefoot, Woolacombe, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Rural Country Cottage, Barnstaple 6 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

2 bedroom holiday cottage with a patio with wonderful country views, part of a small collection of cottages set in 4 acres of grounds in the North Devon countryside where there are fishing lakes on site and a children's play area with swings and slide, just 7 miles from Woolacombe beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £290
Next availability:
from 28 August to 07 September 20 from 11 September to 09 July 21

Duror, West Down, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Barnstaple 6 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Stylish 3 bedroom family-friendly country cottage, with access to children's play area on site, as well as fishing lakes and beautiful grounds, only around 15 minutes' drive from award winning Woolacombe Beach and the North Devon Heritage coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £325
Next availability:
from 04 September to 11 September 20 from 25 September to 25 June 21

Lake View, West Down, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Barnstaple 6 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed

Stylish 3 bedroom country cottage with countryside and lake views, with fishing lakes on site, relax and unwind in the North Devon countryside, just 15 minutes' drive from Woolacombe beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £385
Next availability:
from 07 September to 11 September 20 from 25 September to 16 October 20