School Summer Holiday Cottages in South Devon

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.Read more

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 South Devon will give you. 

We have 39 self catering cottages for the summer holidays in South Devon.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £466

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

7 nights from £466

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

7 nights from £492

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

7 nights from £492

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £518

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

7 nights from £518

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £534

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Plymouth, 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

7 nights from £534

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

7 nights from £540

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Torpoint.


Orangery Lodge is an absolute peach! Utterly gorgeous and super stylish, it is the perfect romantic retreat made for two. Located on the edge of Mount Edgcumbe, there are over 8...

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

7 nights from £540

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

7 nights from £540

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Torpoint.


Nestled in its own garden within the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, this is a charming retreat. The park has 865 acres of woods, fields and coastline – your dog will be in heaven! ...

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

7 nights from £540

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £555

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £555

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

7 nights from £558

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk the little path through the three acres of the Owners' grounds and woods and there you'll find Ashley's Shack. Up above a large lake covered in water lilies in the summer mont...

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

7 nights from £558

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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

7 nights from £686

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views, Shaldon.


Bay Cottage is just steps from the beach in Shaldon, which lines the south shore of the Teign estuary. The South West Coast Path is on the doorstep, so this is a fantastic place fo...

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

7 nights from £686

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £781

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


If it's a luxury retreat you are looking for, look no further. The Old Stables is a beautiful hideaway situated within the peaceful grounds of the Tremar Estate and offers the very...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £781

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