The South West is one of England’s treasured gems. With a beautiful coastline, stunning scenery and some of the best British attractions, it’s a top destination for families and couples alike. Foodies can indulge in divine culinary seafood treats, while little explorers will love splashing about on the beaches of Cornwall, Dorset and Devon. With so much to do, and see, you can enjoy this region year-round with our holiday cottages in South West England

1. Sandcrest Cottage, Cornwall 

Sancrest Cottage - South West England - Cornwall - Oliver's Travels

Sancrest Cottage – South West England – Cornwall – Oliver’s Travels

Beach lovers will adore being nestled among sandy dunes next to and the crystal sea of the North Cornish Coast. Set in St Mawgan Port, this cottage is located in an idyllic spot where you’ll have your pick of yummy bites and great entertainment. Once you’ve finished exploring the captivating natural splendour of Cornwall, come home and stargaze through the skylight windows with a glass of bubbly and some good company.

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £45pppn

2. Beaconview Beach House, Cornwall 

Beacon-View-Beach-House-South West England - Cornwall-Olivers-Travels

Beacon-View-Beach-House-South West England – Cornwall-Olivers-Travels

You’ll find Beaconview Beach House on a spectacular hillside location in the seaside village of Downderry. Fear not, there’s plenty to see and do nearby, including loads of beaches and a fun-filled 18-hole golf course. But if you fancy a night in, cosy up on the sofa and binge watch your favourite TV show.

Sleeps: 10

Prices from: £20pppn



3. Watersmeet Cottage, Devon

Watersmeet-Cottage-South West England - Cornwall-Olivers-Travels

Watersmeet-Cottage-South West England – Cornwall-Olivers-Travels


When staying at Watersmeet Cottage, you’ll find the lovely village of Lynmouth with all its boutiques, cafes and pubs rght on your doorstep – ideal for those who love to follow a countryside stroll with a slap-up meal or tipple. In the living room, a large Smart TV is waiting to welcome you back home as night falls, ensuring you can fully relax as you catch up on your favourite shows or perhaps put on a favourite film before bed.

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £21pppn

4. Wilfred Manor, Cotswolds 

Wilfred-Manor-South West England - Cotswolds-Olivers-Travels

Wilfred-Manor-South West England – Cotswolds-Olivers-Travels

King Charles I is said to haunt the grounds of this historic house after he took refuge in Wilfred Manor during the siege of Gloucester way back in 1643! Spooktastic history aside, this estate is fully private so you can unwind with total peace of mind. Not to mention, the exquisite 17th-century architecture enables each room to offer a different perspective of the stunning landscape of the Cotswold Hills. The location is perfect, whether you want to relax in the serene private gardens or go on horse riding trips or hunting excursions – there’s something for all.

Sleeps: 16-22

Prices from: £58pppn


5. Wellington Manor and Stables, Somerset

Wellington Manor -South West - Somerset - Olivers' Travels

Wellington Manor -South West – Somerset – Olivers’ Travels

Like to go all out when you party? Host the ultimate celebration at this manor in Somerset! The disco system fitted in the party room along with a 60″ plasma TV means you can boogie till you drop. What’s more, with 4 acres of private gardens, this is the ultimate spot for an intimate celebration. If you’d prefer to use your time away for a more leisurely experience, budding anglers will love fishing on their very own private lake. The super friendly owners are more than happy to arrange many activities and entertainment – so you’ll never run out of things to do. 

Sleeps: 21-31

Prices from: £28pppn

6. Haven Lodge, Devon 

Haven Lodge - Devon - Oliver's Travels

Haven Lodge – Devon – Oliver’s Travels

Privately located down a one-way road in Exeter, Haven Lodge’s comfy interiors are great to escape your busy schedule and get that much needed alone time with your family, or even just your partner. Moreover, this property is the perfect place exploring the beautiful historic city of Exeter and even ventures to lush Devon countryside – sounds dreamy if you ask us.

Sleeps: 4

Prices from: £55pppn

7. Ballerinas Cottage, Cotswolds


Ballerinas Cottage – Cotswolds – Oliver’s Travels

The private setting of Ballerina Cottage is truly picturesque, with lush greenery and a quaint stream the scenic walks are all you need to forget the stress of the daily grind in exchange for a quieter setting. As well as this, you’ll have the best of the Cotswolds at your fingertips with all the must-visit spots just car journey away. When you’ve had enough adventuring settle down at this recently renovated home with cosy furnishings and all the modern amenities you need for some truly class entertainment.

Sleeps: 10-12

Prices from: £24pppn

8. Mill Bay Barn, Cornwall 

Mill Bay Barn - Cornwall - Oliver's Travels

Mill Bay Barn – Cornwall – Oliver’s Travels

This farmhouse oozes both luxury and charm. Its modern interiors are comfortingly homely with underfloor heating, a cosy lounge and an indoor sunroom! Mill Bay Barn is the perfect home for those who want to explore the beauty of Cornwall as the beaches and Padstow’s town centre are a mere 10-minute drive away. So you’ll have quick access to restaurants and touristic activities!

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £19pppn

9. Brooks Cottage, Devon 

rooks Cottage - Devon - Oliver's Travels

Brooks Cottage – Devon – Oliver’s Travels

This charming cottage is the perfect choice for a peaceful weekend tucked away in the heart of Devon’s countryside. Located among rich, quiet grounds, you can enjoy ventures full of enchantment as you explore meadows of lush grass dotted with vibrant flowers. And when the chill sets in, cuddle up with a bottle of wine by the fireplace – pure bliss!

Sleeps: 4

Prices from: £63pppn

10. Bluebell Farmhouse, Cotswolds

holiday homes in South West England

Bluebell Farmhouse – Cotswolds – Oliver’s Travels

This tucked away farmhouse will give you tonnes of privacy to escape, unwind and take in the tranquil greenery of Hannington Wick. Large groups looking for a rural escape will love this property. Whats more its located right between Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire so it’s the perfect luxury spot to explore the best of South West England. The large lawned gardens are ideal for some alfresco dining in the summer season, and kids will have hours of fun exploring the lush lawned grounds!

Sleeps: 13-17

Prices from: £22pppn

Explore our catalogue of holidays homes in South West England and discover more wonderful places to visit. The South West Coast Path covers 160-miles of coastal walks, you can find out what they are and where to stay here. Spoilt for choice? Our team can help handpick a property that meets your needs. What are you waiting for?

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