Close to the scenic Blackdown Hills and East Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Honiton is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and pretty tranquil villages and is also within easy reach of both Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.

The town is a magnet for antique dealers and book collectors who come from all over the world to browse in the many shops or visit one of the regular auctions that are held in the town as well as the regular street markets held two times a week.

Honiton has a good choice of shops, cafés, holiday cottages and restaurants and is within easy reach of the city of Exeter.

Search for cottages in Honiton or view our guide to Honiton holiday cottages below.

Did you know

Honiton is well known for its lace making and there is a museum in the town dedicated to this prosperous industry. In the 17th Century, many Honiton residents produced the fine lace by hand in their homes and Queen Victoria had her wedding dress made with Honiton lace.

Cottages in Honiton (20)

Must see

Beer Quarry Caves Visit the caves and learn about where Beer stone is used

Escot Fantasy Gardens, Maze and Woodland A wild day out in the grounds of a manor house where peacocks roam free and there is a giant natural maze.

The Donkey Sanctuary Visit and learn about the rescued donkeys in sanctuary set in pretty and peaceful countryside.

Featured cottages in Honiton

Old Symes Nook Cottage
Old Symes Nook Cottage
Lyme Regis (5mls NW)
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Oxenlears - The Linhay
Oxenlears - The Linhay
Lyme Regis (5mls NW)
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Little Beau
Little Beau
Ottery St Mary (1ml NW)
Sleeps: 3 | Bedrooms: 1
Burscombe Farm
Burscombe Farm
Sidmouth (3mls N)
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Old Symes Cranny Cottage
Old Symes Cranny Cottage
Lyme Regis (5mls NW)
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Spring Cottage Kilmington
Spring Cottage Kilmington
Axminster (1.5mls W)
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
The Lambing Shed
The Lambing Shed
Ottery St Mary (1ml N)
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Woodhouse Cottage
Woodhouse Cottage
Lyme Regis (6mls N)
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
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Places near Honiton

  • Ottery St Mary
    (6mls)

    Be prepared to let this serene town inspire the writer in you.

  • Axminster
    (9mls)

    A foodie haven with lots of countryside retreats and cafés. 

  • Beer
    (9mls)

    An unspoilt coastal village built out from a smuggler’s cove

  • Seaton
    (9mls)

    Beach side living on the East Devon World Heritage Coast.

  • Sidmouth
    (9mls)

    A coastal town sheltered under amazing cliffs on the Jurassic Coast.

  • Cullompton
    (10mls)

    Between Exmoor and the coast this little town is in a wonderful location.

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