Posted 24.07.2017

Like to sample the best regional food when you travel? Who doesn’t! In the past decade or so, Devon’s food credentials have really come to the fore. Whether you enjoy fine dining or street food, something from the sea or something sweet...

Posted 03.05.2017

Dartmoor Outdoor Pursuits If you’re into cycling, whether it’s on the road or on the mud then we’re in the best place for a Devon cycling holiday! Dartmoor is within easy driving (or riding) distance, we have secure bike storage ...

Posted 03.01.2017

As we look forward to the months ahead and hopefully a well-earned escape, there is no time like the present to plan your next self-catering break in the South West. But when is the best time to visit Devon? The prices of holiday cottage rentals ...

Posted 12.12.2016

  Christmas News 2016  The year 2016 is drawing to a close but few of us would have predicted some of the events that have taken place around the world this year. Much of this uncertainty seems to have boosted the appetite for UK holidays...

Posted 11.11.2016

As the Christmas period and winter proper kick in, the cooler months bring a contrast to the usual postcard images of the South West. Nevertheless, there are plenty of great winter activities and events in Devon, not to mention some magical places to...

Posted 04.10.2016

Looking to enjoy a late season break in Devon this year? With a heck of a lot still to see and explore, as well as some of our best value deals and low season offers of the year, it’s a great time to plan a flying visit. Here are just some of the...

Posted 15.09.2016

As the nights draw in and the summer crowds depart, autumn is a great time to visit some of Devon’s most famous places. These range from iconic beaches to filming locations and otherwise little-known places made legendary on screen. Whether you...

Posted 05.08.2016

While most guests might associate Devon with sandy beaches and quiet countryside, there are a good number of Devon shopping hotspots these days. Whether you come in search of local arts and crafts, food and drink or even niche areas such as antiques...

Posted 21.06.2016

While some visitors like to spend their Devon break with sun loungers and life in the slow lane, there are also plenty of more energetic ways to enjoy the region first hand. Indeed, whether you are looking for an adventurous day excursion for two...

Posted 09.05.2016

We’re spoilt for choice, here in Devon, when it comes to quality food and drink. We’ve put together a menu of food and drink events in Devon this Spring 2016 to whet your appetite. British Sandwich Week at Otterton Mill (May) Celebrate...

Posted 22.03.2016

  With stacks of events and activities taking place in April 2016, why not put a spring into your step by visiting South Devon? From bears to buccaneers, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages, with our Luxury Holiday Cottages in...

Posted 03.03.2016

  We are thrilled once again to announce that we have just received an absolutely glowing review, complete with Gold Award and a 4 Star rating, from Visit England for our holiday cottage accommodation. For those of you who have visited Long Barn...

Posted 28.01.2016

  Looking for somewhere in 2016 to enjoy a break away from it all in one of the prettiest parts of South Devon? Whether you are looking for generous space for all the family or a snug cottage just for two, we can provide the perfect getaway...

Posted 23.12.2015

    Christmas News From Long Barn Cottages Seasons Greetings to everyone! We’re all set for Christmas here, with the decorations up and groups of guests already settling in for a relaxing festive period. The big surprise has been just...

Posted 14.12.2015

Whether it’s a last minute gift idea, a New Year's resolution or just something you have always wanted to try, there are so many fresh experiences to enjoy in South Devon for 2016. You could learn a new craft and express your creative side, enjoy...