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A very warm, West Country Welcome, awaits you at Devon Willows Holiday Cottages in Axminster, Devon.

Our Cottages

The_Willows_holiday_Cottage_front_ Situated on the Devon Dorset & Somerset boarders our three self catering holiday cottages make the ideal choice for exploring these three wonderful counties. Visit Devon, you’ll find that there is more to this spectacular and diverse county than you might have thought. In addition to beautiful beaches and stunning scenery, you’ll find National Parks, historic homes and so much more.  Dorset, a beautiful and welcoming destination, home to the lovely coastal resort of Lyme Regis, The Jurassic coast and most recently David Tennant & Olivia Coleman and the cast of the TV series Broadchurch in the nearby coastal town of West Bay. A day out in Somerset  with a food heritage that includes Yeo Valley yogurts, Thatcher’s Cider and Miles tea & coffee, as well as Exmoor lamb, smoked eels and Cheddar strawberries, you surely can't go wrong with the local produce.  

The Willows Self Catering Holiday Cottage in Devon is set amidst the ancient waterways of the River Axe, within the grounds of the historic Weycroft Mill. This recently converted stone built cottage overlooks River Axe and the stunning Devon countryside beyond, with many public foot and cycle paths within easy reach of your accommodation . Situated in a semi rural location some half a mile from the small market town of Axminster  famous for its carpet making and more recently home to the celebrity chef Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall River Cottage HQ and recently opened canteen. The spectacular  coastal resort of Lyme Regis is just a short drive from the cottage.

Our Colhayne Country Cottages, They make ideal self catering holiday cottages in Devon. Once a hay barn, now converted into two stunning holiday cottages in Devon.They are situated down an quiet, no through, country lane.Boasting stunning panoramic views across the rolling hills of the Devon countryside over  the Axe Valley & surrounding farmland, it’s surrounded with wildlife. Public foot paths are just yards away from your door, leading down to the river Umborne, a great place for picnics, bird  watching, or just a leisurely stroll.

Be Inspired

Colhayne_View_front_Page  Our picturesque setting in the Axe Valley is ideal to escape the hustle and bustle of  everyday life. What better way to experience the very best of Devon, than a peaceful self catering holiday cottage? Stay in one of our quality   stone built holiday cottages.The freedom and  flexibility of our family run self catering cottages, makes them an ideal choice of  accommodation, whether you're planning a romantic break with your partner, fun-filled downtime with the kids or an adventure filled holiday with friends, we have a self catering holiday cottage to suit you.

Go Explore

Sidmouth_FrontSituated on the Devon Dorset & Somerset borders, you can explore the unrivalled natural beauty & history of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, or be inspired by our spectacular untouched countryside or enjoy a visit to one of our beautiful cities, which are steeped in history but enjoy a very vibrant present.

We’re also ideally based for Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ. The River Cottage Canteen here in Axminster & not forgetting celebrity chef Mark Hix's recently opened Mark Hix's Oyster and Fish House just over the border in nearby Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Devon Willows holiday cottages offer you the chance to have a truly special Devon Self Catering Holiday, and we look forward to welcoming you.

Our Latest Guest Comments

Had a great family holiday in Colhayne friendly beachs and pubs not to far and the view from the cottage is breathtaking...Aneita & Mark are a lovely couple and made us feel very welcome and at home. I would recommend to all my family & friends being dog friendly was brilliant..

Samanatha June 2016 

We had a wonderful time in Devon & loved "coming home" every day to beautiful Colhayne East. Thank you for helping make our stay so warm, welcoming and relaxing. May you both continue to enjoy the magic & joy in every single moment, day life ect....

K Bridge May 2016


Once again a lovely time----- what weather!  Thanks for allowing us to stay in such a lovely cottages. See you again soon 

J Norton May 2016

A very nice stay, the cottage was great, made working here better.

Mrs B April 2016

Colhayne East Cottage

Colhayne East

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Colhayne West Holiday Cottage
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