Where to stay around South Hams District?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,798 vacation rentals near South Hams District. From 1,350 Cottages to 1,350 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Hams District are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Hams District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Hams District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park: 1,673 vacation rentals
  • Living Coasts: 2,035 vacation rentals
  • Blackpool Sands: 1,883 vacation rentals
  • Totnes Castle: 2,208 vacation rentals
  • University of Plymouth: 1,818 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Hams District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in South Hams District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,350 Cottages in South Hams District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Hams District include:

  • Bungalows: 1,350 rentals available
  • Cabins: 1,350 rentals available
  • Houses: 653 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I rent rural rentals in South Hams District?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 617 rural rentals in South Hams District. You have also many other possibilities in South Hams District area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 539 rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 521 rentals
  • Village rentals: 429 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with private pool in South Hams District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with private pool among our 30 vacation rentals with private pool available in South Hams District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    South Hams: an area of outstanding natural beauty

    South Hams District makes up a large swath of Devon, in south-west England. It's long been a vacation spot with families escaping cities for the fresh sea air for well over a century. It's noted for its picturesque landscape that starts from the pebble beaches of the south shores of the county and transform through rolling green meadows to the high moorlands and craggy peaks of Dartmoor. It might not have the most consistent weather, but a little drizzle never dampens the spirit, with plenty of attractions or pubs to dive into for cover. Catch it right, though and the weather can be glorious.

    Adventures for all the family in South Hams

    If you love the great outdoors, you'll love the countryside South Hams District vacation rentals, where you can bring the whole family on myriad adventures. The rivers, moors and coast offer all sorts of activities. If you're by the sea, you can charter one of the sailing yachts for a day, cruising along the county's southern shores or take to sea kayaks to paddle at your own pace. There are endless walking trails that wind up through the national parks, through the woodland and around the coast. Cycling is popular around Devon and if you've brought your road bikes there are endless country lanes to ride along.

    South Hams: Britain's original seaside vacation

    Devon teems with attractions and whether you're into ambling through elegant stately homes, taking the kids to ride the coasters at theme parks, or admiring the art at local galleries, it can all be found around your South Hams District vacation rental. There's more though. You'll find charming little museums, well-manicured English gardens and local wildlife sanctuaries and zoos to boot. Alternatively, you could dive into one of the cafes for a cream tea or a cozy pub for a pint by a roaring fire. Come and experience Britain's original seaside vacation spot.

    Don't let South Hams' weather put a dampener on things

    Britain's maritime climate is evident in Devon and whichever time of year you visit you could experience all 4 seasons in 1 day. The summers can be sunny and when they are, the pebble beaches become mighty appealing. June through August sees the beaches and attractive towns fill up with families from the cities and the prices of South Hams District vacation rentals creep up. It's also the festival season, with outdoor foodie events and concerts taking advantage of the balmy evenings. If the crowds aren't for you, consider visiting just outside the summer, in May or September, when things are decidedly quieter.

    South Hams: the wild moors of Dartmoor

    The moorland and craggy hills of Dartmoor National Park is one of Britain's most celebrated regions. Ramblers come from all over the country and beyond to hike up through the high, windswept Devonshire landscape. It also serves as a haven for wildlife, with residents ranging from otters scampering around in the rivers to buzzards which soar overhead in search of prey and wild roaming ponies. If you've nabbed a South Hams District vacation rental in spring, you've hit just the right time, when the wildlife wakes from the winter thaws and the young are born.