Toad Hall Cottages
Holiday, celebrate! With more than 900 self-catering properties, over 30 years in the biz and knowledgable advisers on hand, Toad Hall has all the right intel when it comes to booking your West Country staycay.
I love a staycay as much as much as the next person, what I hate is all the researching, scrolling and booking and then all the worrying if I’ve researched, scrolled and booked the right one. So, what I like about Toad Hall is not only do they have a raft of hot holiday-property porn but they make the faff of booking a total doddle. The website is a dream to use – with spot-on filters to narrow down their 900 homes across Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Hants – and also an office in each area with real, yes real, people answering the phone who live locally. Not only do they know the place you’re thinking of booking but all the nearby spots you might want to visit too. Sensible or what?
While the Toad Hall name sounds rustic and cosy, as indeed are many of the properties, they have some very contemporary stays on their books with pools, hot tubs and private chefs on hand. Name your style of West Country break, and they’ve got it – romantic boltholes for two, huge comfy piles for big family gatherings, cottages for half-term breaks and plenty of places you can bring the pooch as a whopping 70% of listings are dog-friendly.
And here’s the kicker. When you book in peak season, you’ll be sent an itinerary of what’s on – all very Muddy – and because they take the time to curate your stay, they have made friends with all the best local businesses, providing you with a wad of discount vouchers for local places they rate. So, you’ll have your own special card to flash at the nearby restaurant or shops, for money off your hols. Bonus!
Toad Hall Cottages, Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1DY
0800 610 1122/01548 20 20 20
Opening hoursMonday: 9am - 7pm
Tuesday: 9am - 7pm
Wednesday: 9am - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9.30am - 2.30pm