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Celebrate Father’s Day in South Devon

With Father’s Day fast approaching on the 21st of June, it’s time to start organising where to celebrate all things ‘Dad'.  Why not take Dad on a well-earned break to South Devon, where there is something for everyone to enjoy. Using our wonderful luxury cottages in Devon as a base for your adventures, you will find everything from bustling seaside towns to areas of outstanding...


English Riviera Highlights: Things to do in Torquay

For family days out in Devon, Torquay remains a destination with a good variety of attractions, shops eateries and of course the beach, with its red sand. You might not guess it from our luxury cottages in Devon, but we are very near Torquay. At just a fifteen minute drive, you can easily nip into the town and enjoy a busy day of activities and attractions, before escaping back to the idyllic peace...


Early Spring Highlights in South Devon

With days lengthening and new flowers peering through the hedgerows, things are already feeling brighter here in Devon. In many ways, this is also a great time to visit. We’re still well outside peak season, making roads clearer and many attractions more peaceful, while at the same time prices tend to stay lower. Where are the best days out in Devon at this time of year? There are plenty...


Festive Fun in Devon

  You might associate Devon with sunshine rather than snow for most of the year, but it can also be a magical place to get into the Christmas spirit. With stacks of festive events, year round attractions and even a realistic chance of snow up on Dartmoor, it really is a great family destination. Add in our fantastic off peak rates for cottages and you have the makings of a magical –and...


Top Family Holiday Activities

  Family holidays in south Devon in luxury self-catering cottages – what more could you want? Fun-filled activities, that’s what! Here at Long Barn Cottages Indoor swimming pool We have a 10metre indoor pool heated to a constant 30°C, ideal for taking a leisurely dip or for a fun-filled play session. The pool can be booked on an hourly basis for exclusive use. Play barn Ideal...