Self-Catering in Plymouth
|| There is a wealth
of self-catering accommodation in Plymouth that is ideal
for couples, families and those travelling in large groups.
So why not make the most of the city’s superb restaurants
and cafés or enjoy the freedom of cooking what
you really want to eat by staying in a holiday apartment
If you’re looking for a place to stay in the heart
of the city then there’s a range of apartments close
to the main tourist attractions, including the Hoeside
Holiday Flats [map].
Situated on Athenaeum Street just off the trendy Plymouth
Hoe, there are nine modern apartments to choose
from, all close to the sea front and the city centre.
All the flats, which accommodate from two to eight people,
are fully equipped with central heating, a fitted kitchen,
and a television and video. Linen is provided free
of charge with a welcome tray is offered on arrival.
Other apartments worth checking out in the city centre
include the Mayflower Apartment [map] on New Street in The Barbican area of town. Boasting
superb views of Sutton Harbour and the estuary, and ideally
situated for business and leisure visitors, this flat
is only a short walk away from Plymouth Hoe, The Mayflower
Steps, the Barbican Leisure Park and an array cafes, bars
and restaurants. The fully furnished flat has one bedroom,
a lounge/diner, bathroom and a fitted kitchen.
For those wanting to stay in a secluded cottage away
from the hustle and bustle of city life, then head
out of Plymouth into the scenic countryside at Noss Mayo.
Here you’ll find Mallards Cottage [map],
which is situated in a row of quaint malthouse cottages
that date back to the 18th century. Close to the river
and only a quarter of a mile from the nearest village,
this home from home consists of two bedrooms, lounge kitchen
and bathroom, and caters for up to four people.
Also in Noss Mayo are the Yealm Cottages [map] on Pillory Hill, two houses that are available to let
all year round. The first is The Posthouse, a four-bedroom
house overlooking the River Yealm that sleeps up to ten
people, while the second, The Galley, is a studio apartment
that sleeps up to four people.
Both are ideally situated to explore Dartmoor National
Park and the famous resort towns of Torquay, Brixham
and Teignmouth, as well as Plymouth.
Set in 5,000 acres of private parkland with spectacular
views of the Devon countryside, the Flete Estate Holiday
Cottages [map] in Mothecombe comes complete with its own private beach.
Here you can choose from a detached country house set in its own gardens that sleeps up to 12 people, Nepean's
Cottage, which is hidden amongst mature trees and
sleeps up to 10 people, or one of the ex-coastguard's
cottages, which have views of the estuary and sleep
between five and eight people. All the properties have
modern amenities, including washer-dryer, dishwasher,
microwave and television. Pony trekking and fishing are
Finally, Oldaport Farm Cottages [map] in Ivybridge offers four self-catering cottages, which
come highly recommended by the English Tourist Board.
Located on a large sheep farm in an area of outstanding
natural beauty, the cottages are close to Dartmoor
National Park, the South West Coastal Path and Plymouth
City. Two of the cottages sleep up to six people while
the others only accommodate two people. All have fully
equipped kitchens and some have four-poster beds.
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