Self catering

There is a wealth of self catering holiday accommodation in Ruby Country, Devon for a longer break with everything you need for a comfortable stay. These are ideal to use as a base to explore the surrounding area, or to just relax and unwind. Others specialise in activities and may be somewhere to focus your visit.

Click on your choice of self catering accommodation, or use the map to find the best location for you.

To download a new self catering listing produced by Ruby Country, click Self Catering Accommodation in Ruby Country


The Shippon, Dunsdon FarmThe Old Shippon

Dunsdon Farm, Pancrasweek, Holsworthy. EX22 7JW Tel: 01288 321 860

The Old Shippon is a beautifully restored stone barn, set within a historic farm courtyard setting, (with its own private entrance and garden). Restored in 2011 to a very high standard, the cottage features solid oak staircase, doors and skirting and has been decorated with a contemporary feel, yet still retaining the charm of its historic agricultural past.   

puddleduckPuddleduck Valley

Little Court, Cookbury, Holsworthy. EX22 7YG Tel: 0845 003 0835

At Puddleduck Valley we specialise in providing the family holidays that everyone loves.
We are a small site with room for just three families. We have a yurt (with a proper private bathroom), a converted stone barn and the Appleloft Suite our 17th century annexe to the main house. On site we have activities as varied as cycling to star gazing and craft to boating. 

East Hook Holiday CottagesEast Hook Holiday Cottages

West Hook Farm, Okehampton. EX20 1RL Tel: 01837 52305

Three idyllic Country Cottages with a beautiful 6 mile panoramic view of Dartmoor
On the fringe of Dartmoor National Park. Central for the whole of the South West peninsula.
Secluded and quiet in their own large parkland gounds, right on the Tarka Trial and the Abbeyford Trail, ideal for walking, and Cycleway 27 – Devon Coast to Coast, perfect for cycling and great for all activities.  

beaworthy-hol-cottBeaworthy Holiday Cottages

Beaworthy House, Beaworthy, Holsworthy, Devon. EX21 5AB Tel; 01409 221501

Beaworthy is a quiet hamlet situated 10 miles NW of the ancient market town of Okehampton. Only 18 miles from Bude on the north Cornwall coast with its sandy beaches, cliff top walks and great surfing. Beaworthy also has good access to the Dartmoor National Park and many of Cornwall ‘s famous attractions such as the Eden Project just over an hour away.
Beaworthy Cottage which sleeps 5 and has three bedrooms, Trap House has two bedrooms sleeping 3. They are adjoining self-contained cottages developed from outbuildings constructed when Beaworthy House was a farm. Both cottages look out over gardens to the rolling Devon countryside with panoramic views of Dartmoor.
Calves and sheep often graze in the field to the front of the house. There is a profusion of flowers and wildlife in the surrounding countryside with many nesting birds around the grounds and in the outbuildings.     

Villavin Farm self cateringVillavin Farm Holiday Cottages

Pyeworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 6LP Tel: 01409 254 581

Villavin Farm Holiday cottages are three well equipped self catering holiday cottages nestled in rural North West Devon, known as Ruby Country.

The three family run cottages are recently converted barns which retain many of the features of the original barns but all the modern amenities expected of good quality holiday cottages.  

jubilee cottageJubilee Cottage

Leworthy Farmhouse, Lower Leworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 6SJ Tel: 01409 254 484

This delightful farm property has been lovingly fitted and furnished to a very high standard and offers a relaxing and comfortable base from which to explore both Devon and Cornwall.

Situated in a small rural hamlet, it offers peace, tranquility and lovely countryside views with Dartmoor on the horizon. You are welcome to relax in the courtyard, take a stroll around the lake or help out at animal feeding time.          

west down houseWest Down House Holiday Cottages

Bradworthy, Holsworthy EX22 7RZ Tel: 01409 241 400

Charming West Down House, near Bradworthy in Devon, has three enchanting self-catering holiday cottages and one apartment.

Dating from the sixteenth century the manor house is off the beaten track in 5½ acres of lovely gardens amongst beautiful rolling countryside in this peaceful and unspoilt corner of rural north Devon and Cornwall. West Down House is close to some of the most spectacular coastline in the UK that offers breathtaking scenery, unspoilt beaches and stunning coastal path walks.     

stanbury-wharfStanbury Wharf

Stanbury Wharf, Bideford Road, (A388) Holsworthy, Devon. EX22 6LU Tel; 01409 478142

Sandra and Kerrin welcome you to Stanbury Wharf Holiday Cottages. Situated on the outskirts of the historic market town of Holsworthy; they are set in 1.5 acres of beautiful North Devon countryside. Our facilities currently comprise two delightful, spacious, semi-detached barn conversions. Stanbury Wharf is ideally located for visiting North Devon and Cornwall: the North Cornish coast is just nine miles away and all three moors are within an hour’s drive.                   


Eastcott Vineyard Holiday Cottages

Northlew, Okehampton. EX22 3PT Tel: 01837 811 012

You can enjoy staying at the vineyard in one of their three self-catering holiday cottages, which look out onto a peaceful green Devon vale. Of course you can also sample the wines, of which our other website has more details.            

glebe house cottagesGlebe House Cottages

Bridgerule, Holsworthy. EX227EW Tel: 01288 381 272

Four star luxury holiday cottages with family and dog friendly accommodation. Set in the peaceful and crowd free 5 acre estate of a Georgian Glebe House with outdoor heated swimming pool, an all-weather tennis court, woodlands and safe play areas.

Lovely old buildings set in the beautiful Devon/Cornwall border countryside. Stone walls, wooden beams, old studded doors. Inside, warm and comfortable with all you need to make your stay enjoyable.       

yeomadon-farmYeoman Farm,

Pyworthy, Holsworthy, Devon. EX22 6SH Tel; 01409 253378

Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our four comfortable Self Catering Cottages each with their own private garden and drive. Set in peaceful rolling Devon countryside within 20 minutes of the North Cornwall Coast where you can explore secluded coves all linked by the South West Coastal Path.

Our visitors are welcome to walk around the lakes and woodlands and enjoy the beautiful views and wild life.

For our fishing visitors we have 4 lakes well stocked with Carp up to 20lbs, Tench, Bream, Crucian Carp and Roach Or enjoy an envigorating game of tennis on our grass tennis court.                    

Higher Shorston Lakes and LodgesHigher Shorston Lakes and Lodges

Staddon Road, Holsworthy. EX22 6NH Tel: 01409 253 637

We have your perfect holiday destination, nestled within grounds which extend to over 23 acres, with nature trails and a riverside picnic area. We also have a Games Room, an Information Building and a large play area with full sized ‘Play Boat’ and loads more space to explore for wildlife!               

yellowland-farmYellowland Farm,

Bideford Road, (A388) Holsworthy, Devon. EX22 7BN Tel; 01409 253659

Yellowland farm is situated in unspoilt countryside 2 1/2 miles north of Holsworthy , a pretty market town on the Devon/Cornwall border (see map below). Holsworthy has a traditional market square, holding a market every Wednesday morning. There are a variety of shops and pubs, and nearby is a superb Golf Club, Leisure Centre, Fishing and Horse Riding. Holsworthy also has a Waitrose supermarket.           

WestcroftWestcroft Holiday Cottages

Halwill, Beaworthy. EX21 5UL Tel: 01409 211 328

Situated in Devon’s rural heartland within the boundaries of the owner’s 16th Century farmhouse, these two former farm buildings have been transformed into self-contained cottages offering visitors peace, comfort and relaxation.

To the rear of each cottage is a private, sheltered terrace, overlooking the lake and an acre of natural gardens. The lake itself attracts a wide variety of local wildlife, including kingfishers, herons and wild ducks.       

tamar-valley-cottsTamar Valley Cottages,

North Tamerton House, North Tamerton, Bude, Cornwall EX22 6SA Tel; 01409 271284

The self-catering holiday accommodation at Tamar Valley Cottages offers peace and tranquillity whilst still being within a short drive of some of the West Country’s most stunning unspoilt beaches, spectacular coastal paths and wild moors.

Set within the beautiful extensive grounds of North Tamerton’s old rectory, Tamar Valley Cottages offer panoramic views over unspoilt countryside towards Dartmoor and lie close to the edge of Ruby Country in ‘undiscovered Devon’. There is plenty to do – whether it be exploring the traditional market towns of Holsworthy, Launceston and Tavistock, visiting the vibrant coastal resort of Bude, or just relaxing on the numerous unspoilt Cornish beaches. You can be sure to enjoy some of the finest local produce and hospitality in the country.           

Beer Mill Farm

Beer Mill Farm

Clawton, Holsworthy. EX22 6PF Tel: 01409 253 093

Welcome to our large, detached holiday accommodation: South Beer Farmhouse and The Stone Barn on the North Cornwall/Devon border, close to the coast and moors.

South Beer Farmhouse is a traditional Victorian property built towards the end of the 1890s on the lands originally owned by Sir Hugo de Bere here on the North Devon/Cornwall border. It is located away from any roads along a quiet country track at the heart of Beer Mill Nature Trails.
With high ceilings, bright, airy rooms and many large windows offering wonderful views over open countryside and farmland this large holiday home is ideal for weekend getaways, family gatherings and long summer holidays. South Beer sleeps 8 +2, is pet friendly and is open all year.

The Stone Barn sleeps 10 plus 2 plus cots – families and pets (max 2 dogs) welcome. Wi-fi internet access now available. No Smoking property
Our latest property, the Stone Barn, is a luxurious barn conversion from an original old farmyard building over 100 years old.

courtyard2Carpenters Tinney Cottages

Pyworthy, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6LF

At the end of a private tree-lined drive, Carpenter’s Tinney is a small holding with sheep, pigs, ducks and chickens. On our land you will also see a lot of wildlife, birds, badgers, rabbits, deer, foxes and sometimes even otters – a photographer’s paradise.

Carpenter’s Tinney Cottages have been carefully restored from an old range of stone and cob barns forming part of a traditional courtyard. Inside guests will find cosy rooms with comfortable furnishings. Outside in the flowered courtyard you will find the hot tub. From the courtyard you can wander the delightful grounds which sweep down to the border of Devon and Cornwall, – the River Tamar. You can even have a go at fishing on our river banks, ideal for game fishing.

parlour3-milkingThe Milking Parlour,

Hole Farm, Black Torrington, Beaworthy. EX21 5JH Tel: 01409 231 636

Set in peaceful farming countryside in deepest Devon, equidistant between Dartmoor and the North Cornish Coast, The Milking Parlour at Hole provides exclusive, quality, self-catering accommodation in a beautifully converted Grade II* Listed 16th Century thatched barn, on our medieval farmstead.         

Anglers Paradise

Anglers Paradise

The Gables, Winsford, Halwill Junction. EX21 5XT Tel: 01409 221 559

We have 38 villas in 5 areas.

All our villas are carpeted throughout and have luxuriously appointed tiled kitchens and bathrooms.

They are fully equipped with modern electrical appliances and are tastefully decorated, mainly in fishing and sporting themes, and all are adorned with split cane rods. Each has outside rod room/cloakroom and patios, free night storage heating and most are double-glazed.    

staddon-barnsStaddon Barns,

Staddon Road, Holsworthy. EX22 6NN Tel: 01409 253 499

Staddon Barns is a newly converted detached barn comprising two self-catering holiday units in a picturesque setting in the heart of the Ruby Country in Devon. Close to the Devon/Cornwall border, we are located on the outskirts of the traditional market town of Holsworthy and are within 10 miles of the North Cornish coastline. Staddon Barns is the perfect setting for a rural getaway. Located down a private lane amongst neighbouring farms and paddocks, the property has far reaching views over open countryside to Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and beyond.                 

Kingslake Fishing Holidays

Kingslake Fishing Holidays

Chilla, Highampton. EX21 5JS Tel: 01409 231 401

The cottages range from one to four bedrooms, sleeping from one to eight people
The cottages are close to the car park being mainly situated around the water gardens and have views a lake, woodland or gardens.
Most of the cottages have stone walls and beamed ceilings
All cottages have TV’s with freeview
They are bright and sunny in the summer and have gas central heating and gas fires for the cooler months.
3 Star Visit Britain rating
The kitchens have gas cookers; microwaves; fridges or fridge/freezers
All accommodation has patio furniture and access to either built in or moveable barbecues
All bedding, bed linen and heating is provided, along with tea towels and bath mats              

great-burrowGreat Burrow Cottage,

Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton. EX20 4JJ Tel: 01837 871 623

Great Burrow Cottage is a detached former Linhay set in the 3.5 acre grounds of Great Burrow Farmhouse – a beautiful Grade II listed, thatched house dating from the 16th century. Found at the end of a country lane in the heart of undulating West Devon countryside, it has stunning uninterrupted views of Dartmoor and is surrounded by bridleways and footpaths.

Situated close to the Cornwall and Devon border, not far from Okehampton, Great Burrow Cottage is ideal for both a relaxing, centrally located country retreat or an active family holiday. The glorious North Cornwall coastline is less than 30 minutes drive away at Bude and locally there is everything from golf to pony trekking, mountain biking to bird watching and some particularly good pubs and restaurants.              

Crooked Oak Cottage

Crooked  Oak Cottage

Brandis Corner, Holsworthy. EX22 7YA Tel: 01409 281 875

This 14th Century Farmhouse has recently been renovated to a high standard. Adjoining owners home overlooking gardens and woodlands towards Dartmoor.There is a wildlife pond 15 acres of pasture land, a lake and 20 acres of woodlands. The nearest pub The Bickford Arms is within 1 mile. Rosemoor RHS gardens, Dartmoor and the North Cornish coast are approx 20 minutes drive away.         

homestead-front-summer-sun-southcombeThe Barn and Homestead,

Southcombe Farm, Staddon Road, Holsworthy. EX22 6NH Tel: 01409 253 761

The Barn and Homestead @ Southcombe Farm are both Luxury Holiday Cottages. The Barn has 2 bedrooms and was converted in 2007, the Homestead also has 2 bedrooms and is a new eco timber frame construction built in 2012.

The Barn is situated in the farmyard with far reaching country views towards Holsworthy. The Homestead is positioned in its own private area adjacent to the vegetable garden and has views over wild countryside meadows.

Both properties have plenty of space and comfort. Perfect for families, friends or couples. Each has an open plan living area with fully equipped country kitchen and dining area. The lounge areas are spacious with comfortable leather sofas, stereo, TV, DVD, log burner and of course fantastic views out over the surrounding countryside. The bedrooms are cosy, but spacious. All the bathrooms are fully tiled, spotlessly clean.                      

Waldon Valley Lodges

Waldon Valley Lodges

Square View, Bradworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 7SY Tel: 01409 241 505

Escape to the country…
Waldon Valley offers you the perfect location for a self catering holiday in devon to remember. Ideal for walkers and anglers alike, our dog friendly self catering lodges are a perfect way to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Devon and Cornwall countryside.   

Lake VillaLake Villa

Bradworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 7SQ Tel: 01409 241 962

Located just ten miles from some superb beaches, close to many wonderful walks, and with friendly local pubs offering good food, this is a great location in any season. As well as the gardens and tennis court you will also be able to enjoy Hidden Lakes Meadow, a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the wildlife, with two lakes (one for coarse fishing) and a six acre meadow, ideal for dogs and children to let off steam!       

Thorne Park B&B in Ruby CountryThorn Park

Holsworthy. EX22 7LB Tel: 01409 253 339

Beech House is the largest part of our Farmhouse and has many traditional features some of which date back to the 16th Century. A wonderful house for get-togethers, family gatherings or just a quiet break and is the perfect base for visiting Devon & Cornwall.
Ensuite bedrooms, Inglenook Fireplaces with wood burning stoves. Enjoy a soak in the HOT TUB, or a game of snooker / pool on the slate bed table.        

venn-farmVenn Farm,

Pancrasweek, Holsworthy. EX22 7JX Tel: 07968 084 317

Venn Farm is a beautiful and tranquil seven-acre small holding just four miles from Bude and the stunning north Cornwall beaches. It is nestled between two nature reserves and has an abundance of wildlife including roe deer, buzzards, woodpeckers and barn owls.

Bude is a town with some of the country’s best beaches, including Northcott Mouth, Summerleaze, Duckpool and Sandymouth. The beaches are perfect for rock pooling and surfing, and the coastal path is particularly stunning for walkers.               

1432745809Off The Beaten Track

Hallwood Farm, Petrockstow. EX20 3HP Tel: 01837 811 762

Farmhouse accommodation on a working mixed farm, ideal for family and friends to get together.

Although a working farm, you are welcome to see what goes on, we love to show you what we do here….just ask.      

Well Farm Holiday CottagesWell Farm Cottages

North Tamerton, Holsworthy. EX22 6RX Tel: 01288 341 482

We hope you’ve just found your perfect holiday destination – choose one of our five cottages, each with their own individual style, or our brand new glamping pod.           

Brexworthy Farm self cateringBrexworth Farm

Bradworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 7TR Tel:01409 241 488

We are in an ideal location close to the North Cornwall and North Devon Coastlines, and just a short distance from the Tamar Lakes. The coastal resort of Bude is just 6 miles, offering fine sandy beaches & good surfing. Breathtaking countryside and coastal walks can be found nearby. more information

All our cottages have been sympathetically renovated from farm buildings and retain much of their original charm.         

south tewHillview Cottage

7 Lakeview Rise, South Trew, Highampton. EX21 5JG Tel: 01386 462 089

Luxury, self-catered cottage with fishing lake and indoor swimming pool in the heart of the Devonshire countryside

With stunning views towards Dartmoor and easy access to the beautiful wide sandy beaches of Devon’s north coast, this accommodation offers a tranquil retreat with something for everyone.            

Tamar LodgeTamar Lodge

Berridon Country Park, Bradworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 7RY Tel: 078 7929 1108

A peaceful self-catering holiday lodge surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside and within easy reach of the coast for beaches and coastal walks. 2 bedrooms – a double and a twin – sleeps 4. Centrally heated for use all year round. Private parking for 2 cars.          

plymleigh farmPlymleigh Farm Holiday Accommodation

Chilla, Beaworthy. EX21 5XE Tel: 01409 221 248

We offer two lovely Holiday Let Cottages in a quiet, unspoilt part of Devon,1.7 miles NW of Beaworthy. These two privately run properties are within our well maintained grounds. Located near to many of the great natural attractions Devon has to offer, these Holiday Cottages provide all the expected facilities for our guests and many for their pets too!
We are dog friendly and set up to accommodate our guests and their dogs. We are more than happy for you to bring yours along when you come to stay.   

frankaboroughFrankaborough Farm Cottage Holidays

Broadwoodwidger, Lifton. PL16 0JS Tel: 01409 211 308

A very warm welcome awaits you at our traditional working family farm which has been in the family for the last one hundred years.
As soon as you arrive you’ll feel the peace and quiet descend on you. You will receive warm welcome from Linda and her family who are always available for all your requirements.

You will meet the traditional farmers Derek and Raymond milking the Holstein Friesian dairy cows twice a day and James a lively teenager who will have great delight showing you the lambs and calves being fed, the cows milked and the beef cattle roaming the fields.     

meadowsideMeadowside Forge Holiday Cottage

Meadowside Forge Holiday Cottage, Ashwater, Beaworthy. EX21 5BY Tel: 00968 913 862

All on one level, the light and airy open plan living area has a well-equipped kitchen and sofas surrounding the multi-burner, just perfect for those out-of-season breaks. The two bedrooms have beautiful bedsteads and luxurious bed linen, and share the spacious bathroom with a bath and separate shower cubicle.            

clematis-cottageClematis Cottage

Swardicott Farm, Sheepwash, Beaworthy. EX21 5PB Tel: 01409 231 63

Clematis Cottage at Swardicott Farm is a fully equipped cottage in rural North Devon. It is set well off the road and accessed by a single track, allowing a safe environment for both children and dogs to play. Guests can join in with farm life by watching the milking, feeding the poultry and collecting their eggs and grooming the horses. There is a huge variety of wildlife on the farm from roe and red deer to barn owls, brown owls, buzzards and hares. The cottage is surrounded by beautiful gardens, along with a croquet lawn.

BluebellBennetts Court Cottages

Whitstone, Holsworthy. EX22 6UD Tel: 01288 341 370

Bennetts Court Holiday Cottages is a small family run complex of five self catering holiday cottages, converted from stone and cob built barns, set in eleven acres of grounds in Cornwall. It is located at the end of a private tree lined drive over-looked by our alpacas on the edge of Whitstone Village, with extensive views over rolling countryside to Widemouth Bay beyond.


Berridon Country Park, Bradworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 7RY Tel: 01409 241 147

The accommodation is conveniently all on one level with a large sitting/dining room, fully equipped kitchen, newly refurbished bathroom with large shower & bath. There is a double & a twin bedroom (a cot available on request). A large south facing balcony makes an ideal place to relax in the peace & quiet of the countryside, away from the madding crowd. This cottage offers 1 twin bedded room, 1 double bedroom, 1 sofa bed, bathroom, comfortable living area, well-equipped kitchen.                    

The Ruby in Ruby CountryRuby Country Lodge Park

Beaworthy, Devon. EX21 5TT

Set in richly wooded parkland, this exclusive lodge development offers the perfect holiday retreat with beautifully designed quality accommodation

Spanning a total of 16 acres, The Ruby Country Lodge Park is surrounded by unspoilt countryside with stunning views across Dartmoor, offering a secluded and peaceful escape where visitors can relax and unwind in some of the UK’s most luxurious country lodges.

The Ruby in Ruby CountryThe nearby North Cornwall and Devon coasts boast some of the regions most spectacular sandy beaches while the South coast features the renowned Jurassic coastline, dotted with secluded bays and ports including Salcombe, Dartmouth and the South Hams.

Positioned right in the heart of what is known as Ruby Country, a particular part of Devon that is renowned for its idyllic and tranquil, unspoilt countryside, The Ruby is surrounded by rolling landscapes, winding lanes, abundant wildlife and traditional Devon villages, offering you the country retreat that you deserve.                      

Ruby Country Partnership is pleased to be supporting these businesses and would like to support more. If you are interested in working with Ruby Country Partnership to develop and promote your business please contact us at Holsworthy Information Centre on 01409 254185 or email us at

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