School Summer Holiday Retreats in Devon

See Devon come to life in summer. With its beautiful coast glistening with turquoise waters lapping against golden sand beaches and lush countryside bathed in warm sunshine, it is truly a sight to behold. Get amongst the action as towns and villages bustle with activity or escape to a quiet hideaway from it all, the choice is yours for the perfect school summer holiday in Devon. 

Whether you are discovering Devon for the first, fifth or fiftieth time, there is always something magical about spending the summer here. Throw your towel over your shoulder and head to the beach with the family. Make sandcastles with the kids and then dive into the sea, before stretching out and drying off under warm sunshine. For country walks, pack a picnic and enjoy Devon's exquisite countryside as you tuck into a hamper packed with locally-sourced goodies, topped off with a refreshing swig of ginger ale. These are moments to be cherished forever.

School Summer Holidays in Devon

At Classic Cottages we know a thing or two about what takes holidays from great to fantastic, and the secret is in the accommodation. Combining excellent customer service with the highest quality self-catering accommodation, we handpick each of our properties onto our books.

Give yourselves a summer holiday to remember and book a retreat in Devon. The holiday of a lifetime is but moments away. 

Select from 54 cottages for the school summer holidays in Devon

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £414 - £528

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  • 20% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £517.44 £413.60

  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £459.36 £367.20

1 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Beer, South Devon.


Topsails is a welcoming bolthole a stone's throw from the unspoilt pebbled beach at Beer, a traditional fishing village in a sheltered bay on the beautiful east Devon World Heritag...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £430 - £585

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  • 25% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £573.30 £429.75

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1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £495 - £619

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  • 20% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £619.00 £495.20

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Wembury, South Devon.


An unique hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £525 - £670

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  • 20% off

    18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

    £670.00 £536.00

1 bedroom, rural apartment near the beach in Seaton, South Devon.


High above the Axe estuary, this hidden retreat is just a short walk from the South West Coast Path along the stunning east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. Steps lead down fr...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £534 - £545

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Ilfracombe.


In the heart of pretty Berrynarbor village just half a mile from the beaches, harbours and cliffs of the north Devon coastline, Little Bessemer is the perfect holiday retreat. Idea...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £541 - £690

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  • 20% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £676.20 £540.96

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £543 - £679

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  • 20% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £679.00 £543.20

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


In an idyllic location, down a quiet lane just outside a pretty village and surrounded by open fields, this 18th Century cottage is well located for touring the beautiful South Ham...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £553 - £594

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  • 5% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £582.12 £553.01

  • 20% off

    16 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018

    £377.60 £302.08

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £555 - £629

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  • 10% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £629.00 £566.10

  • 10% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £616.42 £554.40

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Ostler’s Cottage is a delightful retreat for two in a stunning area of north Devon which boasts unique landscapes and heritage. Found down an unmade lane, this charming terraced co...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £573 - £585

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