Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by staying in one of Devon's unique self-catering holiday rentals?

Devon is one of England's most enchanting counties, offering a tempting range of properties from stunning seaside retreats to cosy country cottages, with plenty of activities to get involved in over the Halloween period too.

Our friends at Sykes Holiday Cottages have recommended four of their favourite properties around North Devon to stay in this Halloween…


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Ferndale is a cosy cottage for two, sure to offer relaxing break this Halloween. Boasting a contemporary interior with bright colours including on-theme orange, this holiday home is a great idyllic base.

The outside area is equally impressive, affording views over the neighbouring villages towards the countryside making a great spot to relax with a cosy hot chocolate or Halloween-themed cocktail.


The Cabin

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Far from the spooky ‘The Cabin In The Woods’, this property The Cabin, is a cosy abode providing comfort for up to eight guests seeking a retreat in idyllic Combe Martin. The property hosts all you could need for a relaxing break in Devon, as well as catering to children with a range of amenities at hand.

Sitting on the fringes of Exmoor National Park, you’re ideally situated for a Halloween hike, while the coast is also in easy reach for a beachside stroll with your canine companions.


The Woodlands

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Embark on a break with the whole family at The Woodlands. Hosting up to 7 guests, here you can enjoy making precious memories with your loved ones over the festive period.

Make the most of the self-catering facilities and whip up a Halloween feast, or cosy up together on the sofa with all your favourite spooky films.

Being in Berrynarbor the property is also ideally situated for exploring all the surrounding excitement of Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, and Watermouth too!


11 Cove View Apartments

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Ilfracombe is home to a variety of wonderful attractions all-year-round, however it’s a particular marvel at this time of year. Wander round it’s quaint streets before returning to your beautiful abode, 11 Cove View Aparmtents.

Sitting between the North Devon Coast AONB and the Exmoor National Park, this property sleeping eight is perfect for keen explorers, as well as offering tremendous coastal views out of its surrounding windows. Be sure to keep your eyes out for sunsets and stargazing, as well as any spooky Halloween bats!

Did you know some people believe that bats indicate the presence of ghosts?! Find out even more fun Halloween facts with Sykes…

There are plenty of things to do in Devon this Halloween, so why not make the most of it with a spooky stay? Sykes Holiday Cottages have plenty of properties in Devon, as well as last-minute breaks which often have discounts too! 

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