Holiday lets in Noss Mayo, Devon

Take a look through our variety of holiday cottages and houses in Noss Mayo, a pretty waterside village by the South Devon coast. Our self-catering lets range from large detached holiday houses ideal for families or big groups, through to cosy, characterful lets for two.

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Rowden House

Sleeps 10 | Noss Mayo | From £1,200 for 7 nights

An elegant and spacious 19th Century Grade II Listed farmhouse, beautifully presented and set among glorious gardens and rolling Devon countryside. Discover architectural charm, and grand interiors in the serene setting of Noss Mayo, near the sea in South Devon.

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Noss Mayo Family Home

Sleeps 9 | Noss Mayo | From £1,200 for 4 nights

A spacious detached house promising a relaxing Devon holiday in the dreamy Yealm estuary. Features stunning grounds and wonderful river views, this impressive holiday let is perfectly located for sailing and paddleboarding, and leisurely walks to the beach.

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Sleeps 6 | Noss Mayo | From £950 per week

A unique property overlooking the sea, with a large garden and plenty of parking. Part of a community of cottages, Headlands is surrounded by National Trust farmland and woodland, and the South West Coast Path runs alongside the cottage, with a secluded beach nearby.

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Overcreek House

Sleeps 6 | Noss Mayo | From £100 per night

An impressive house in an elevated position on the banks of the Yealm estuary, with spectacular views. This spacious holiday let in Noss Mayo invites you to discover scenic walks, sandy beaches, and sailing and paddleboarding near the South Devon coast.

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Early Tide

Sleeps 4 | Noss Mayo | From £90 per night

Discover this dreamy 18th century cottage right beside the river in south Devon’s idyllic Noss Mayo. Perched on the edge of the pretty Yealm Estuary, Early Tide is perfectly located for sailing and watersports – or simply enjoying a serene riverside getaway.

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Coast Barn

Sleeps 2 | Noss Mayo | From £65 per night

This cosy holiday cottage for two is set in a beautiful Grade II Listed building. It’s awash with quirky period charm, brimming with character and has a bright and airy open-plan interior; all in the idyllic waterside setting of Noss Mayo, on the South Devon Coast.

The South Hams village of Noss Mayo is blessed with a diverse array of high-quality homes. And we’re proud to present a lovely cross-section of these properties in our holiday lets collection. Noss Mayo is a spot we know and love, and we’re delighted to welcome you to this welcoming community for a thoroughly relaxing Devon break.

We have Noss Mayo holiday lets to suit a range of tastes, budgets and needs. Whether you’re looking for a large and lavish pad for a luxury escape, a more quirky and compact cottage, somewhere with river views or a place right on the river, you’ll find it among our great selection of holiday rentals in Noss Mayo.

Holidays in Noss Mayo

What makes Noss Mayo a great place to stay? If you’ve been before, you’ll already know. But if it’s a new destination to you, here’s a short overview of what to expect.

Noss Mayo isn’t your typical Westcountry holiday spot. While many destinations near the coast are teeming with people in the warmer months, the pace of life is somewhat gentler here. But sleepy and mundane it certainly is not. Noss Mayo is a thriving community prized by water lovers, walkers and anyone who likes to watch the world go by in a serene setting, surrounded by natural beauty.

Life in Noss (as we locals call it) is centred around the estuary of the River Yealm, which separates the village from its larger neighbour, Newton Ferrers. The river is a magnet for those who engage in water-based pursuits, from yachting to paddleboarding. And on both sides of the estuary, you’ll be treated to a fine selection of characterful pubs. On the Noss side, The Ship Inn stands out for its relaxed outdoor seating beside the creek and its delicious food offerings – which include fresh local fish, seafood and meat dishes served with a creative gastro twist – are a cut above standard pub grub fare.

Wonderful walks

One of the nicest things to do in Noss is quite simply to enjoy a leisurely wander. The village takes on a different character from alternative vantage points. Strolling around the lanes and stepping out into the estuary at low tide provides an endless variety of viewpoints, with pretty houses, old stone churches and rolling landscapes creating picture-perfect moments.

And Noss Mayo begs you to take on a longer ramble. Step a little out of the village and you’ll be on the South West Coast Path. Discover the secluded sand-and-pebble Cellar Beach, and step around the cliffy southern reaches of the land, with spectacular panoramic views over the English Channel. The walks around Noss Mayo can also be merged into a satisfying circular journey, linking up with the Revelstoke Drive, a route along a Victorian carriage track, before returning to Noss Mayo. (See more about walks around Noss here.)

As well as providing wonderful scenery and walks right on your doorstep, a holiday in Noss Mayo positions you perfectly for great days out in Devon and Cornwall. Wide sandy beaches, such as Stoke and Mothecombe, are just a short drive away, with plenty more gorgeous coastline to discover pretty much wherever you go in this part of the world.

Devon and Cornwall on your doorstep

And seemingly a world away (although, actually only around 10 miles away by road), there’s the maritime city of Plymouth to explore. A mix of modern and ancient, Devon’s largest city has an abundance of attractions to offer, from a large and varied shopping centre, to diverse pubs and restaurants, to a rich cultural scene with numerous theatres, cinemas, museums and galleries.

And throughout Devon and Cornwall (only a few miles to your west) there are stunning attractions, natural beauty and heritage to discover. From the world-famous Eden Project to Cornwall’s iconic tin mines to the rugged wilderness of Dartmoor, fascination and adventure are only a short journey away from Noss Mayo.

So, if Noss Mayo sounds like somewhere you’d like to visit, check out our holiday lets above and start planning your dreamy Devon break in one of England’s most picturesque places.