Cottage Holidays in Tavistock, Devon, England

Tavistock is a bustling West Country town located close to Dartmoor National Park in Devon.  With fine stone buildings, elegant architecture, a good range of shops including independent stores, a peaceful park, bars, restaurants, cafes and a river flowing through the town, there is plenty to recommend Tavistock for a self-catering break.

Facts about what Tavistock offers for Self-Catering Breaks


If you like the idea of staying somewhere with plenty of facilities yet close to some stunning countryside then the town of Tavistock could be a great choice for you.  Located around one mile from the outstanding landscape of Dartmoor National Park, the national park is easily accessible for days out from Tavistock.  This national park is a fantastic place for walking, cycling, horse-riding and taking in some amazing views.  Guided walks are also sometimes available if you would like a little help when it comes to exploring.  

Other attractions that may particularly appeal to families taking a cottage holiday in this part of the West Country include Tamar Valley Donkey Park.  This award winning park and animal sanctuary is located in nearby Cornwall at Gunnislake around 5 miles from Tavistock.  Here children can enjoy meeting a variety of different animals including pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits and of course donkeys.  There is also a soft play barn where children can enjoy some fun times.   

For older visitors, there is an array of National Trust large country houses and gardens in Devon to visit for great days out.  Visits are of course free for members but charges apply for non-members.  Choices include Buckland Abbey at Yelverton, Castle Drogo by Dartmoor National Park and Finch Foundry near Okehampton.

Conveniently Tavistock has its own tourist information centre which you can visit to pick up free leaflets on local attractions, to find out more information on things to see and do locally and to ask the staff any questions that you may have. 

Located not too far from the coast, you can of course also discover some fantastic coastline as well as beautiful countryside when visiting this part of Devon and nearby Cornwall.

However, you choose to spend your time on your self-catering holiday, we hope you’ve found our hints and tips on things to see and do in and near Tavistock helpful.  This is a fantastic part of the West Country for a family holiday or romantic break away.  We feature an excellent collection of log cabins, large country houses, rural retreats and romantic cottages, we hope you find somewhere that inspires you in or near Tavistock.

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

Dittiscombe Hills Estate and Cottages, South Devon, Dartmouth, Devon, England

8 bedroom Cottage Complex, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
8 bedrooms
8
6 bathrooms
6
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4

A fantastic collection of pet-friendly holiday cottages set in a beautiful Devon valley with private gardens and views of the tranquil countryside, just an easy drive away from the stunning Devonshire coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £425


Late availability: from 03 April to 06 May 20

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Waterside Cottage, South West.

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

Charming two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage, part of a historic Watermill, with stream views and a location just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a coastal self-catering holiday and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £300


Special Offer: from 13 April to 19 April 20
Late availability: from 13 April to 18 April 20

Gamekeeper's Hide on the Colmer Estate, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, West Country.

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

Family-friendly holiday cottage sleeping up to 4, located within the prestigious Colmer Estate where excellent shared leisure facilities such as an indoor and outdoor pool, a fishing lake, tennis court and games room are pretty much guaranteed to keep any family entertained.

Special features: free internet access, pool (There are 2 swimming pools; an indoor heated pool feet from the cottage and also a huge outdoor heated pool (1st May to mid September)), tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £480


Special Offer: from 11 April to 09 May 20
Late availability: from 03 April to 04 April 20

Honeysuckle, dog friendly couples' cottage in South Devon, Dartmouth, Devon, England

1 bedroom Country Cottage, West Country.

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

A unique and pretty stone cottage for two, ideal for romantic breaks, nestled in a tranquil valley in South Devon with a private garden and valley views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £395


Late availability: from 03 April to 06 May 20

The Lawns Luxury Apartment in Devon/Beautiful South Hams, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Apartment, West Country.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Luxurious 5 star rated 2 bedroom holiday apartment located on the Colmer Estate in Devon where the excellent shared leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool, fishing lake, gym and extensive gardens.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Two pools both heated indoor pool feet from the apartment heated all year also huge outdoor heated pool (outdoor pool heated from May to September)), tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £595
Next availability:
from 04 April to 07 April 20 from 12 April to 13 April 20


Special Offer: from 12 April to 09 May 20

We have no cottages within Tavistock itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Tavistock. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England