News & Offers

WIN goodies for the kiddies this summer

Great Little Trading Company

The kids will be happy campers this summer thanks to the Great Little Trading Company –we’re offering you the chance to win nearly £250 of their wooden toys to help make your children’s holiday that little bit extra special. They go perfectly with our luxury glamping lifestyle…

Happy campers picnic

Embrace the old school ways in style by playing outdoors with these gorgeous gifts: 

An enormous quilted Picnic Blanket covered in summery ice lollies, perfect for spreading your Toy Picnic Set out on before an afternoon nap in your choice of Wigwam. Head down to the seaside later, Beach Bag in arm to set up your Toy Camping Stove for a beach barbie!

Happy campers glamping

All you have to do is enter your details below to be included in our draw (T&Cs further down)

This competition has now ended 

And not content with just offering a prize, GLTC have given Classic customers an exclusive discount code!

Great Little Trading Co. are the proud Winner of Children’s Retailer of the Year 2013 for their prestigious designs and customer service. Their exclusive ranges include storage, beds, toys and furniture to help you let your kids be kids as well as create the family home of your dreams. As a Classic Cottages customer you will benefit from an exclusive 10% off everything with GLTC, from storage solutions to educational toys with your exclusive voucher code GLTCCAMPING. Offer excludes discounted items and bundles.

Happy glampers



GLTC 10% Discount Code

Use the code GLTCCAMPING at the checkout for 10% off all orders and is valid now until 30th June.

Valid on online orders only until Monday 30th June 2014. Standard delivery is £3.95. This offer is not for re-sale or further publication and cannot be applied to previously bought items. Not valid in conjunction with any other GLTC or internet offer. Other conditions may apply – please visit for our full terms and conditions.

GLTC ‘Classic Cottages’ toy competition

The terms and conditions that govern the relationship between you, the entrant and the Great Little Trading Company can be found on their Terms and Conditions page.


The competition is only open to residents in the UK. You have to be over 18 to enter the competition.

Employees of Classic Cottages, its respective subsidiaries and associated companies including the prize supplier (GLTC) if applicable, or immediate family members or members of their household are not eligible to enter the competition.

Classic Cottages assumes that by entering the competition you have the legal capacity to do so and agree to these terms and conditions.


Entries are to be made on-line only via the competition entry page on the Classic Cottages blog and you must supply your name and email address to enter.

Only one entry is allowed per person.

There is no entry fee and no purchase required.


The Promotion opens at 00:01am on Thursday 5th June and closes at midnight on Sunday 13th July 2014.

Only Entries received by Classic Cottages after the opening date and before the closing date will be included in the prize draw.


There is one (1) prize consisting of 1 x large ice lolly Picnic Blanket; 1x  Toy Picnic Set; 1 x Wigwam (choice of three designs); 1 x Beach Bag; 1 x Toy Camping Stove

The prize must be accepted as awarded and is non-transferable, non-exchangeable and non-refundable. If, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to provide the stated prize, we reserve the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value. There is no cash alternative.


The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries no later than 15th July 2014.

If the winner cannot be contacted after two (2) attempts within three (3) business days of the draw date, we reserve the right to select an alternate winner.

We reserve the right to select an alternative winner in the event that we have reasonable grounds for believing that a winner has contravened any of these Terms and Conditions.

The name and home county of the winner will be available for one (1) month after the prize draw takes place by sending a stamped self addressed envelope to ‘Those Lovely Marketing Girls and Boys’ at the Classic Cottages HQ.


By entering the competition you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (which may be amended or varied at any time by us with or without notice), by our decisions which are final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

All changes to the Terms and Conditions will be posted in revised terms and conditions here.

We accept no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misaddressed, undelivered, postage due or misdirected entries.

Personal information collected from entrants will be used by us solely in connection with the competition and will not be disclosed to any third party except for the purpose of operating the competition and fulfilling prizes where applicable.

By entering the competition you agree to the use of your name in publicity relating to the competition and you are giving GLTC, Classic Cottages or its subsidiaries permission to contact you at a future date.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

More reading

Family Holidays: Crabbing at Stoke Gabriel

Family Holidays: Crabbing at Stoke Gabriel

On most crabbing adventures at other sites we feel the familiar tug on the line and gingerly start to pull the string up, but halfway up the wall the crab wisely lets go of the bag and jumps back into the water. Not so at Stoke Gabriel.

Things to do 5 years ago Philip Eley
Things to do on the beach at any time of year

Things to do on the beach at any time of year

Year-round beach fun with a round up of some beach activities which I do with my family, and a few suggestions of great locations to do them in.

Things to do 3 years ago Philip Eley
5 family friendly watersports to try instead of surfing

5 family friendly watersports to try instead of surfing

If you've tried surfing and found it's just not for you, take a look at our alternatives. You can still get in the water while you're on holiday, try a new activity and get all the family involved.

Things to do 2 years ago Kayleigh Hardy
A day in Kingsand and Cawsand

A day in Kingsand and Cawsand

Kingsand and Cawsand are twin seafront villages on The Rame Peninsula in Cornwall. They have a rich fishing (and smuggling!) heritage and you can still spot the old fish cellars and stores along the coast.

Visitors' Book 3 years ago Abby D