Nanny's Cottage family holiday cottage at Instow, North Devon
Nanny's Cottage holiday cottages in North Devon

Nanny’s Cottage at Instow

Nanny’s Cottage is a real home from home. Comfortable and fresh, with a stunning south facing garden, this lovely cottage is located at the heart of Instow; a delightful seaside village in North Devon. The perfect destination for a family holiday, romantic break or from where to enjoy the charm and attractions of North Devon. There are sandy beaches and long walks right on the doorstep, and plenty of outdoor adventures including surfing, the Tarka Trail, Appledore ferry and North Devon yacht club nearby. Instow is served by four excellent pubs and restaurants and the award winning Johns of Instow Deli and Shop is a few strides away.


  • 45 mins from Junction 27 of the M5
  • South facing garden
  • 2 minutes from the beach
  • 4 waterside pubs and local shop on Marine Parade
  • Sleeps 6 with 2 bathrooms
  • 20 minutes from surfing beaches
  • On the Tarka Trail – Bridge Lane crosses the trail at Instow
  • On the edge of Exmoor and the South West Coast Path


Nanny's Cottage holiday home Instow
sunset over Instow
cottage garden at Nanny's Cottage at Insotw

Covid Cleaning Process at Nanny’s Cottage

We are following published good practice to help keep you and your party safe during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Cleaning turnarounds therefore take longer and so we apologise for requesting early departure – but are sure you will appreciate our attention to these guidelines when you yourself arrive! 🙂

We aim to keep abreast of all the latest government guidance and implement appropriate measures.

Hand sanitiser gel is provided at the Cottage and we deep clean after / before every visit – Cottage is ‘fogged’ with a recommended advanced barrier control fogging solution specially formulated to kill harmful bacteria within seconds.