Honeysuckle Cottage, Noss Mayo

A charming period cottage in the heart of the waterside village of Noss Mayo. This picture postcard holiday cottage combines historic charm with modern comfort. Its bright and welcoming spaces are the perfect base for a relaxing holiday in this idyllic Devon location. The River Yealm and a choice of village pubs are a short stroll from your front door, with a variety of lovely coastal and woodland walks within easy reach.

3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6

Prices from £100 per night

WiFi available

Parking for one vehicle

Dogs welcome


Features & amenities

Honeysuckle Cottage is a lovely traditional house set beside Newton Creek in Noss Mayo, South Devon.

The property has plenty of Devon cottage charm, with exposed ceiling beams and thick stone walls attesting to its heritage. It offers a bright and homely welcome, thanks to soft cream walls, carpets and comfy sofas. And there are plenty of modern comforts to make for a restful stay, including a kitchen fitted with a dishwasher and microwave, and a shower wetroom on the ground floor in addition to the family bathroom upstairs.

Outside, a rear terraced garden provides a relaxing spot to enjoy the fresh air, and the views of the leafy valley slopes around Noss, as well as the village of Newton Ferrers on the opposite side of the creek.

  • Entrance porch leading into dining room, with dining table and chairs.
  • Sitting room with comfy sofas, electric woodburner-style heater and exposed wooden beamed ceiling. Includes TV, DVD, games console, and plenty of books and games.
  • Kitchen equipped with washing machine/tumble drier, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and fridge.
  • Two double bedrooms at the front of the property on the first floor.
  • Bunkbed bedroom, ideal for up to two children to sleep.
  • Family bathroom on first floor.
  • Shower wetroom with toilet on ground floor.
  • Terraced garden, with views of surrounding countryside and village.
  • Garage opposite the cottage, useful for guests to store items such as sailing gear.
  • Parking for one vehicle at the front of the property.
  • Pets are welcome at this property (but please don’t allow them on sofas or beds).
  • WiFi internet access is provided.


Honeysuckle Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage in the heart of Noss Mayo, a picturesque waterside village in South Devon. The house is located in the Conservation Area of the village among similar period properties and is almost immediately next to Newton Creek.

Noss Mayo, together with the village of Newton Ferrers opposite, is set around the Yealm Estuary, offering great opportunities for sailing and paddleboarding. Honeysuckle Cottage is perfectly positioned to take advantage of this riverside position. It is just seconds away from Newton Creek, an inlet of River Yealm, and a short stroll from the lovely Ship Inn, where you can enjoy gastro meals, ice creams and a fine selection of beers and wines beside the water.

You’ll also find fantastic walks from your doorstep, taking you through woodland, open countryside and alongside the river out to the English Channel coast and its spectacular scenery. Beyond the immediate vicinity, you’re within easy reach of sandy beaches, Plymouth’s urban attractions, and the allure of the wider Devon and Cornwall region.

Getting there

By car
If coming from outside the Westcountry, head to Exeter then west along the A38. Take the exit for Smithaleigh/Yealmpton and when you arrive in Yealmpton, turn left into Torr Hill, driving on to Ford Road and along the B3186. From here, you turn left into Widey Hill and on into Newton Ferrers. At Noss Mayo, turn onto Stoke Road, continuing onto Revelstoke Road, then along Chequers Haigh and onto Coach Road, then right into Foundry Lane. Your holiday let is on the right.

By train
Catch a train service to Plymouth city centre. From here, there is a bus service to Noss Mayo but it is infrequent. Alternatively, there are numerous taxi services to take you on the short remaining journey to your holiday let.

By coach
There are numerous coach services arriving in Plymouth city centre. From here, there is an infrequent local bus service to Noss Mayo. You might prefer to use a local taxi service for the remaining half-hour drive to Noss Mayo.


Local attractions

Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo

Les than 1 mile
Wander around the surrounding Noss village, and explore Newton Ferrers just opposite on the pretty, sloping banks of the estuary. This tranquil corner of the South Hams offers breathtakingly scenic walks, lovely traditional pubs, and opportunities for sailing and paddleboarding.

Mothecombe Beach

4 miles
Nestling in a rocky cove, this sheltered beach boasts soft golden sand, rockpools and shallow waters, making it perfect for a family seaside day out. What’s more, it backs on to classic rolling Devon landscapes and links to coastal paths with sensational views.


10 miles
Known as ‘Britain’s Ocean City’, Plymouth is a seaside blending seafaring history and modern urban attractions. Discover the National Marine Aquarium, The Box museum, the cobbled streets of the Barbican, diverse shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and more.

Dartmoor National Park

10 miles
This ruggedly beautiful wilderness is the perfect place for rambling, mountain biking or horseriding. Climb the granite tors, explore ancient woodlands and enjoy a picnic while you take in the sensational views of this majestic and legendary landscape.

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