Well known for its rugged coastline and traditional English countryside, the West Country offers a diverse array of breathtaking landscapes. Whether it’s pristine beaches, picture-perfect villages or dramatic river valleys, between them, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset offer some of the UK’s most stunning scenery.
A varied landscape where mountains tower above lush river valleys and glassy lakes, interrupted only by charming towns, villages and many historic castles. The stunning coastline offers 750 miles of flawless beaches and hidden coves, and Cardiff offers a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of cultural discoveries.
Scotland is a land of real diversity. Revel in the vibrancy of Edinburgh and Glasgow or enjoy solidarity on the peaceful islands of Skye or Lewis. Walk beside gentle lochs or rushing rivers, climb towering mountains and discover hidden beaches and ancient battle grounds. Not only that but Scotland is swathed in historic castles, stately homes and attractions to suit just about anyone.
From the huge open skies and vast beaches in Norfolk to the traditional seaside charm in Essex, the East of England is a varied holiday destination. Taking in Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, you can also enjoy stunning countryside, cultural cities, historic castles and several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Encompassing the likes of The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, a holiday in the Heart of England guarantees a traditional English break. Get lost in the stunning countryside, explore cultural cities, market towns and picture-perfect villages. Not only that but you can discover stately homes, peaceful gardens and beautiful castles.
Home to some of the UK’s most loved Victorian seaside towns, the South Coast promises perfect family memories full of fish and chips and ice cream! Head slightly inland and you can enjoy the likes of the New Forest in Hampshire, the South Downs in Sussex and cultural cities like Canterbury in Kent.
There are many contrasting landscapes in the North of England, from the unspoilt mountains in the Lake District to the vast rolling countryside of Yorkshire. If you’re more interested in the coast then Northumberland’s stunning beaches and Yorkshire’s popular fishing villages will not disappoint.
With so many beautiful places in the UK designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a testament to just how special much of the country’s landscapes are. Choose from the peaks of Snowdonia, the honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds, the unspoilt wilderness of the Cairngorms.
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Dartmouth (2mls N), Devon
Torquay (1.5mls W), Devon
Torquay (1.5mls NE), Devon
Torquay (2mls W), Devon
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If you are looking for the best luxury cottages to rent near Dartmouth, then we have the perfect selection for you among our Devon luxury cottages. Our exclusive range of luxury holiday cottages boast uninterrupted riverside views and spectacular spots for al fresco dining, ideal for a special gathering of friends or a relaxing break with your family. Set on the banks of the River Dart, this enchanting South Devon town has something to suit every palate, whether you are an enthusiastic foodie, a keen adventurer or a culture buff. Follow the winding cobbled streets to discover a treasure trove of pretty shops, tempting restaurants and a charming harbour lined with gently bobbing boats.
Our Dartmouth luxury cottages are handily located, placing you within easy reach of the town itself and its beautiful surroundings. Explore the famously picturesque Dartmouth Castle, marvel at the Bayards Cove Fort, and learn about the rich maritime history of the area with a guided tour of the Britannia Royal Naval College. To really experience the sheer beauty of the Dart Valley, hop on board the Dartmouth Steam Railway and take advantage of the ‘Round Robin’ excursion, which includes a steam train journey, ferry crossing, river cruise and bus ride. Travel from your Dartmouth cottage to the delightful village of Kingswear with its rows of brightly coloured houses and welcoming pubs, or discover Devon's famous port towns along the English Riviera. If you still have enough energy, be sure to plan a day trip to Greenway, the National Trust house and gardens of Agatha Christie fame.
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