Autumn Breaks in Devon
Autumn is a magical time of year and there really is no better place than Cofton for Autumn breaks in Devon, its time to appreciate the beautiful countryside, colours of the rolling hills and windswept beaches in Devon.
Outside of the hustle and bustle of the school holidays, the autumn is the perfect time for walkers, nature lovers, foodies and dog owners. As well as being an under-rated time of year to get away, lets not forget, autumn is a much cheaper time to get away for a break than the peak of summer, so also great for a thrifty pocket.
1. Mild Temperatures
There’s always something quite comforting about putting on a warm jumper and your favourite pair of leather boots after the summer months. Wrap up warm and head out for a glorious walk in the autumn breeze and take in the breathtaking scenery.
2. Rolling Devon hills
As the autumn arrives, the leaves change into their glorious jewel-like colours, gold and red. Nothing quite beats a long walk, with some fantastic countryside and river valley views to enjoy. Or why not hire our electric bikes and head out on 2 wheels and enjoy the views from the miles of cycle paths that are right on our doorstep.
At Cofton enjoy stunning views across Haldon Forest, a stumble through the private woodlands to Eastdon and a muddy stroll in our dog walking field.
If exploring is more your thing, you don’t have to go far for some true Devon gems, from the gorgeous blue flag Dawlish Warren beach, to the Estuary views across to Topsham and of course let’s not forget two stunning national parks right on our doorstep, with Exmoor and Dartmoor.
3. Strolls on uncrowded beaches
Beaches in the autumn may not have the same appeal as scorching summer days. But do not underestimate the wild beauty of South Devon’s beautiful coastlines take-on during the autumn months. This time of year welcomes a wealth of beautiful uncrowded beaches, with some fantastic quiet spots to read your book, take in the scenery or enjoy a hot chocolate with the sand beneath your toes.
4. Dog friendly Devon
South Devon is the perfect playground for you and your four legged friend. Best of all, in autumn, all of our beaches become dog-friendly with no restricted access, meaning you can really maximise your beach time.
Our dog friendly accommodation provides the perfect base for you and your favourite four legged friend to take an Autumn Break. New to Cofton for 2019 are purpose built dog friendly caravans and specially re-renovated cottages on the Easton Estate, the perfect home from home for you and your dog.
5. Autumn City exploring
On days where the rain sets it, there is nothing quite like some city exploring and close by Exeter offers something pretty special. It’s a compact city that is easy to explore on foot, it’s steeped in roman history, filled to the brim with vibrant coffee shops and places to eat and drink and has a fantastic assortment of shops including fantastic independent retailers.
When the shopping is done, take a visit to the historic quayside enjoy watching the boats go by with a refreshing glass of local ale or cider.
6. Cosy Home Comforts
Head out to the cosy pubs and restaurants that offer snug shelter from the autumn weather. Devon has a great reputation for it’s fantastic local food and drinks scene and is renowned for being one of the UK’s finest regions for dining. Your never far from the next dining delight, cosy countryside pub or beach side eatery.
If you’d rather make the most of your luxury accommodation at Cofton, relax on our comfy sofas, enjoy the luxurious finishes and tuck into a bottle of locally produced wine while you take in the glorious views.
Why choose Cofton for Autumn breaks in Devon?
We may be slightly biased but we believe Cofton offers one of the best camping and self catering accommodation experiences in the region. Hopefully the reviews and awards speak for themselves, but the even better news is that there are some fantastic discounts and offers to make your break that little bit better.
Cofton is the most perfect place for the most memorable autumn breaks in Devon… Take a break in your glorious corner of Devon.