Here's a fact for you - Devon is the only county in England to have two separated coastlines - so you have double the chance of finding a holiday cottage by the sea in Devon! Devon is widely popular as one of the main holiday destinations on mainland Britain. Finding Devon holiday accommodation puts you on the doorstep of two different coastlines, the wildness of Dartmoor National Park and the beautiful rolling hills and farmland of its interior.
As the third largest county in England, it does however have one of the lowest population densities and this shows itself in the feeling of space as you explore the countryside around your cottage or Devon holiday accommodation. It is green and verdant, and is also home to England’s only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the Dorset and East coast known as the Jurassic Coast. This is explored all year round by enthusiasts and tourists alike who come to stay in their holiday house in Devon to explore the geology and geographical features for themselves. Quite apart from its natural history, Devon boasts a capital city in Exeter that is the equal of anything in the British Isles for culture, history and ambience while the huge range and number of other towns and villages throughout the county offer any visitor a huge range of activities to enjoy. Staying in a holiday house in Devon near the sea offers access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, while moving further inland to a holiday cottage or similar opens up walking possibilities on Dartmoor, activities throughout and the knowledge that England’s playground is right in front of you...A holiday cottage by the sea in Devon is a great choice for a superb UK holiday.