School Summer Holiday Cottages in Dartmoor

A whole six weeks of entertaining the children on top of everything else can be a struggle, so why not escape for a week or two by heading south and west.

The school holidays are finally here! Now, what to do with them? A whole six weeks of entertaining the children on top of everything else can be a struggle, so why not escape for a week or two by heading west. Leave the children with the grandparents for a romantic break away to recharge your batteries, or take advantage of some true family time and have a holiday to remember in a holiday cottage. 

Granny and Grandpa can come along and relax (and maybe keep an eye on the kids so you can have a quiet dinner out for once?). Or bring your friends and their family for one big fun experience in either a large manor house or two separate cottages side by side. Holiday near the sea for bucket and spade beach days, or stay further in land to enjoy panoramic hilltop views and dog walking havens – the moors are a great place to holiday if you want to bring your four-legged friend.

Whatever you are looking for in a summer break, choose the flexibility a holiday cottage in Dartmoor will give you. 

We have 30 self catering cottages for the summer holidays in Dartmoor.

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


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £704 - £749

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £722 - £768

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


Drovers’ Cottage has been lovingly refurbished, offering a unique retreat for all occasions at any time of the year. Surrounded by stunning open countryside and within striking dis...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £764 - £780

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Haytor, Dartmoor.


The pretty village of Haytor Vale is tucked down a narrow lane below the well-known Dartmoor landmark of Haytor Rocks. Beam Ends is at the end of a terrace of stone cottages, a sho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £782 - £879

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


The Forge, next door to The Cob (2676), is single-storey and has its own small patio-area to one side. Very warm and cosy inside, this is a pretty cottage (watch the step down to t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £797 - £895

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    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £895.00 £716.00

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Okehampton, North Devon.


This brand new barn conversion nestles in a peaceful and attractive setting, a few miles from the open moorland of Dartmoor National Park. The market town of Okehampton is just dow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £799 - £898

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


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £907 - £1019

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  • 40% off

    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £1019.00 £611.40

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


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1312 - £1339

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Totnes, Dartmoor.


Little Linhay, a former hay barn stylishly converted into a stunning cottage, offers something very special. Set in a fabulous location within Dartmoor National Park, Little Linhay...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1314 - £1398

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £781 - £1085

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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