Cottage rentals in Dunkeswell, Devon, England
Surrounded by farmlands and pastures, the small village of Dunkeswell is ideal for a country cottage holiday in the West Country. Situated on the eastern side of Devon, this village is perfect for a holiday in stunning rural surroundings.
What Dunkeswell offers for Cottage Breaks
One of the highlights of the settlement is Dunkeswell Abbey which is a little way out from the centre of the village, about two miles north. Founded in 1201, much of it has been demolished since then but some surviving relics can still be seen, which make an interesting visit for those with a love for history. Keen golfers will want to visit Otter Valley Golf Centre when enjoying a cottage holiday in Dunkeswell and visitors are very welcome.
If wishing to see another part of Devon when staying in Dunkeswell, then the larger town of Honiton makes for a great day trip, and it is only 5 miles from the village. Home to the Honiton Town Museum, numerous shops, pubs and restaurants and a large selection of antique stores, it is well worth the visit.
For time by the coast as well as in the countryside on your self-catering break, the seaside town of Exmouth is just 23 miles away so less than an hour’s drive away. With a holiday in or near Dunkeswell you really can have it all.
Book a Dunkeswell cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Devon on holiday.