Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in South Hams, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $65 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in South Hams. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

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.

Things to do

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.


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.


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.

Natural features

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around South Hams, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,466 vacation rentals around South Hams. From 1,195 cottage rentals to 1,825 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Hams?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Hams:

  • Torquay City Centre: 188 vacation rentals
  • Roundham: 59 vacation rentals
  • Babbacombe: 84 vacation rentals
  • St. Michaels: 62 vacation rentals
  • Beaumont: 63 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to South Hams?

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

  • Burgh Island: 1,800 vacation rentals
  • Bigbury Golf Club: 2,027 vacation rentals
  • Dartmouth Castle: 1,984 vacation rentals
  • Totnes Castle: 2,141 vacation rentals
  • Berry Pomeroy: 2,137 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Hams listed on Vrbo 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?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,195 Cottages in South Hams. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Hams include:

  • Houses: 1,825 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 1,195 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 514 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 334 vacation rentals with pool available in South Hams. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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