May Half Term Family Breaks

March 4th, 2015 | By Vicky Rogers


For the perfect relaxing break this Whitsun, why not bring your family to beautiful South Devon? Enjoy a Half Term getaway to remember, with long afternoons lounging on the beach, exciting days trying new watersports and exhilarating hours spent walking the South West Coast Path. Here’s just a small selection of properties available with 2014 British Travel Award Winners Coast & Country Cottages, perfect for a fabulous holiday this May – whatever your tastes or requirements! For more properties, visit or call 01548 843773.

For watersports enthusiasts South Devon is a wonderful place to enjoy a break. From sailing and surfing to stand-up paddleboarding, there is a discipline to suit all with sea-legs! For a fabulous base this May, book a break at 1 At The Beach in Torcross, a stunning ground floor apartment, just yards from the beach. Spend a fun day on the water, before returning to the property for an al fresco meal on the fabulous private terrace, whilst enjoying the breathtaking sea views. The Whitsun week commencing 23rd May is £1078. For more information visit

Fancy some retail therapy this Half Term? The picturesque sailing town of Salcombe and the historic sailing town of Dartmouth are both home to many individual boutique shops and art galleries, ideal for those looking to unwind whilst browsing for new purchases. Book a break at the centrally located property The Old Library in Dartmouth. Sleeping up 5, this contemporary house has been recently renovated by interior designers and is finished to an exceptional standard – a great base for those looking to explore the town’s many shops and restaurants, including the award-winning seafood restaurant run by Mitch Tonks, The Seahorse. 10% Off the Whitsun week at The Old Library, commencing 22nd May, now £1440. For more information visit

If you are looking for accommodation to sleep your extended family this Half Term, why not book a week at the spacious property Holset House. Sleeping up to 10 people, this elegant house has beautiful gardens, and is just a short drive from the sandy beaches of Mill Bay and East Portlemouth. With both a formal lounge and a cosy snug, there is the option for individuals to enjoy their own space, or relax together in one another’s company. For those with young children the property is equipped with baby friendly facilities, whilst for older children preparing for exams the study is the perfect revision spot. Once all the hard work is done, catch the foot passenger ferry across to picturesque Salcombe, where you can peruse the shops and enjoy an ice cream on the seafront! The week commencing 24th May is £3221. For more information visit

Click here for more information or to book your holiday in South Devon  or call 01548 843773