Holidays in Honiton

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 (19)

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

Hillcrest
Hillcrest
Axminster (1.5mls W), South Devon
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Old Symes Niche Cottage
Old Symes Niche Cottage
Lyme Regis (5mls NW), Dorset
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Harris Cart Linhay
Harris Cart Linhay
Sidmouth (9mls N), Mid and East Devon
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 4
Spring Cottage Kilmington
Spring Cottage Kilmington
Axminster (1.5mls W), South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Appledore The Willows
Appledore The Willows
Sidmouth (7mls N), Mid and East Devon
Sleeps: 8 | Bedrooms: 4
Wellington Farm Cottage
Wellington Farm Cottage
Honiton (3.6mls E), Mid and East Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Burscombe Farm
Burscombe Farm
Sidmouth (3mls N), South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Oxenlears - The Linhay
Oxenlears - The Linhay
Lyme Regis (5mls NW), South Devon
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
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Things to do near Honiton

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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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