February Half Term getaways in South Devon
February 4th, 2015 | By Vicky Rogers
For a fun family break this February Half Term, why not head to the picturesque South Devon coastline? Enjoy action packed days crabbing on the quayside in Salcombe, bird watching whilst cruising along the river in Dartmouth or rock pooling on one of the many sandy beaches in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For a fabulous choice of self catering accommodation in South Devon, 2014 British Travel Award Winners Coast & Country Cottages can help. With over 430 properties to choose from, ranging from elegant country houses to delightful lodges and luxury apartments, you will be spoilt for choice. Visit coastandcountry.co.uk or call 01548 843773 today.
Looking for a larger property to accommodate a big family group this February Half Term? The beautifully finished property Broad Downs Barn could be exactly what you are looking for! Situated in the heart of the South Devon countryside, this VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded property sleeps up to 14 people, and is situated within a short drive of the popular sailing town of Salcombe. Featuring a large log-burning stove within the spectacular living room with vaulted ceiling, the property is perfect for cosy winter nights snuggled around the fire. Ideally set up for families, this spacious and stylishly furnished property has plenty of baby friendly facilities to make travelling with young children easier. £150 OFF the week commencing 13th February, plus a delicious Afternoon Tea on arrival – now £1309!
Alternatively, for a spacious property with a stunning sea view, book Overcombe, a delightful VisitEngland Five Star awarded property in Salcombe. Sleeping up to 14 people, the property is just a short walk from the town’s individual shops and restaurants, whilst the sandy beaches are also within easy reach, perfect for a refreshing February walk! The week commencing 12th February is £1350. For more information visit coastandcountry.co.uk or call 01548 843773.
For a smaller family with younger children, Little Cotton Barn, near Dartmouth (sleeping 6), could be the perfect option. This VisitEngland Four Star Gold awarded barn conversion is set within beautiful tranquil surroundings, a five minute drive from the historic maritime town of Dartmouth. The property has a range of baby friendly facilities, and even has the use of a trampoline and play barn – ideal for keeping younger family members amused! The adjacent meadow is perfect for a relaxing walk, or to spot wildlife in the spring sunshine, whilst nearby Dartmouth provides boutique shops, art galleries and award-winning restaurants. The all-weather family attraction Woodlands Leisure Park is also within a 10 minute drive. The week commencing 13th February is £524. For more information visit coastandcountry.co.uk or call 01548 843773.
South Devon is home to miles of unspoilt coastal paths waiting to be explored. For those with older children looking to enjoy the breathtaking scenery with a walking break this Half Term, 1 Beacon Point, in Thurlestone, is an ideal base (sleeps 6). Enjoy walking to the former smugglers’ haunt, Hope Cove, or perhaps walk as far as Salcombe, before returning to this stylish VisitEngland Four Star Gold awarded bolt hole. Finish a day exploring with a well-earned Devonshire cream tea in the comfort of your holiday home, whilst admiring the stunning sea views across to Burgh Island and Bigbury Bay. £50 OFF the week commencing 12th February, was £678, now £628. For more information visit coastandcountry.co.uk or call 01548 843773.