Gather the troops for a group getaway in Devon!
Whether you are a group of friends or a large family, Devon has plenty to offer big groups.
Read on for cosy cottages, fun days out and delicious delicacies to entertain your army of nearest and dearest in Devon…
- Find great ideas for group holidays in Devon – Exeter & The heart of Devon, North Devon & Exmoor, Plymouth, The English Riviera, Dartmoor, South Devon.
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- Find holiday cottages for large groups in Devon.
Exeter and the Heart of Devon
Set in a great location between the city of Exeter and the glorious coast, your party can settle in to a comfy Alpine Park Cottage. Hire a homely cottage for 6 or for larger parties, rent a range (there are 11 of these cosy cottages on site.)
You can choose from a great range of things to do. Try Peak Hill Llamas, where you can enjoy walks with breath-taking scenery of the South West coast path… but instead of taking the dog, take a Llama! Finish your day with a delicious dinner at the Jack in the Green, a gorgeous gastro pub that is certain to fill those appetites.
North Devon & Exmoor
Looking for a seaside destination? Golden Coast Holiday park in Woolacombe has recently been named Britain’s best holiday park… Its a stone’s throw away from the beach and offers a fantastic mix of indoor and outdoor activities.
For an adventurous day out, spend the day at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre. With an abundance of activities (from zip wiring to crabbing), you can keep the whole group happy. Dinner plans? Pop over to The Thatch in Croyde Bay, who offer a fantastic menu filled with local produce. You can find regular entertainment here too.
You’re never far from the countryside in Devon, even when you’re visiting the county’s largest city. Enjoy a relaxing stay at Carswell Farm Holiday Cottages, whilst only being a short drive away from the vibrant city of Plymouth. These cottages sleep up to 14 people, offering you plenty of space to unwind.
For a fun day out, try Adventure Segway. Experience the coastal and woodland scenery in a completely different and entertaining way. When you’re finished with your adventures, indulge in a delicious dinner at the River Cottage canteen, located in Plymouth’s charming Royal William Yard.
The English Riviera
Surround yourselves with stunning coastline… The English Riviera has plenty to offer groups, with superb seaside towns and countryside to explore. Enjoy a stay at the TLH leisure resort, which offers a whole host of hotels and self-catering apartments to suit everyone.
For a great day out for all, why not take the team to Kents Cavern, Britain’s premier prehistoric cave. Explore the beautiful caverns that homed cave men and women in the Stone Age. Looking for a fish ‘n’ chip dinner? Dine in or take out at Rockfish, a sumptuous seaside restaurant offering sustainable local catch.
Experience the serene settings of Dartmoor in a countryside retreat; Parkers farm cottages and caravans offer comfortable barn conversions, cosy cottages and caravans, which cater for up to 8. They even offer farm tours and tractor rides!
To experience the landscape in ‘moor’ detail, why not treat yourselves to a Dartmoor Safari trip, where a friendly guide will chauffeur you from place to place, illustrating Dartmoor’s beautiful scenery. Complete your day at Riverford Field Kitchen, which offers a delicious seasonal menu to tantalise your taste buds, using fresh, organic produce picked from its own fields.
Escape to the striking South Devon coast. Spend your group getaway in a Long Barn luxury holiday cottage; with countryside views and a relaxing atmosphere, these cottages can accommodate up to 13 people and also have an indoor heated swimming pool on site.
For a fun group day out, explore Pennywell farm, home to adorable miniature pigs and many other friendly farm animals in the picturesque countryside. Get involved in a whole host of activities, from treasure hunting to crazy golf. For dinner, enjoy fresh food and sea side views at Radius 7, a new restaurant in Dartmouth that sources all it’s delicious produce from within a 7 mile radius.