Discovering the Charm of Devon in September: A Break at Brightham House – An Award-Winning Retreat

Discovering the Charm of Devon in September: A Break at Brightham House – An Award-Winning Retreat

September in Devon offers a perfect blend of warm weather, stunning scenery, and fewer crowds, making it an ideal time for a relaxing break.

In this blog, we’ll explore the many reasons why guests from London and beyond flock to the charming county of Devon, specifically to stay at the award-winning Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Malborough.

Why Devon in September?

1. Mild weather

Devon enjoys a mild climate in September, with average temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F). This pleasant weather makes it an ideal time to explore the region’s picturesque landscapes and coastline.

2. Fewer crowds

As the peak summer season comes to an end, September sees a significant reduction in tourist numbers. This means you can enjoy the region’s attractions and beaches with more space and tranquility.

3. Autumnal beauty

In September, Devon’s landscapes transform into a kaleidoscope of colors as autumn begins to take hold. The region’s parks, gardens, and woodlands provide a breathtaking display of natural beauty, perfect for leisurely walks and picnics.

4. Festivals and events

September is a month filled with festivals and events across Devon, celebrating food, music, arts, and culture. Guests can enjoy a vibrant calendar of activities, adding an extra layer of excitement to their break.

The Appeal of Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

1. Award-winning accommodation

Brightham House has been recognised for its exceptional service, hospitality, and pet-friendly approach, earning numerous accolades and awards. This prestigious recognition adds to the allure of staying at this charming retreat.

2. Pet-friendly haven

As a pet-friendly establishment, Brightham House warmly welcomes guests and their four-legged friends. With cosy bedding, water bowls, and treats, your pet will enjoy a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

3. Stunning location

Nestled in the heart of South Devon, Brightham House offers easy access to a variety of attractions, beaches, and scenic walks. The property’s picturesque surroundings provide a serene and idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

4. Luxurious amenities

The boutique hotel features individually designed guest rooms with period features and vintage furnishings, ensuring a comfortable and luxurious stay. With thoughtful touches such as complimentary Wi-Fi, guests can enjoy a touch of modernity amidst the historic charm.

5. Delicious dining

Guests can indulge in a delicious breakfast, featuring locally sourced produce and homemade breads. With recommendations for nearby restaurants and cafes, you can savor the region’s culinary delights throughout your stay.

A 5-Night Stay at Brightham House

1. Exploring the local area

During your 5-night stay, take advantage of the region’s many attractions, including the nearby town of Salcombe, Overbeck’s Museum and Garden, and the South West Coast Path.

2. Day trips to North Devon and Cornwall

Venture further afield to discover the charms of North Devon and Cornwall, including Clovelly Village, Exmoor Zoo, the Eden Project, and Tintagel Castle.

3. Relaxing at the property

Allow time to unwind at Brightham House, enjoying the tranquil gardens, cosy common areas, and the warm hospitality of your hosts Scott and Alistair.


September in Devon offers a perfect blend of pleasant weather, fewer crowds, and autumnal beauty, making it an ideal time for a relaxing break. The award-winning Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, with its luxurious amenities, pet-friendly approach, and stunning location, provides the perfect base for guests from London and beyond to explore and enjoy all that Devon has to offer.

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By booking a three-night stay at Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, you can experience the best of South Devon while enjoying the comfort and hospitality of this charming boutique accommodation. So, pack your bags and get ready for a memorable weekend getaway in the heart of England’s countryside.

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(All reservations have a option of moving a booking date with a FREE cancellation up to 14 day of your booking date and return of deposit, should you need to amend your booking at anytime)


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