School Summer Holiday Cottages

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 The West Country will give you. 

We have 614 self catering cottages for the summer holidays.

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


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £720 - £735

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


A sign that greets you on arrival states ‘Seas the Day’ and this is the place in which to do it. The Duck House is a gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling with all mod-con...

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

Price per week £724 - £770

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

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

Price per week £725 - £740

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


The Mouse House perches high above the River Exe, in a hilltop position with spectacular panoramic views across the Devon countryside close to Exmoor National Park. This exceptiona...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £726

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Pretty Love Lane Cottage is set down a quiet lane on the outskirts of Penzance within the grounds of the Owners' home. Penzance town centre and the fishing village of Newlyn are ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £728 - £774

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This is the perfect bolthole for couples who look for space, comfort and real quality. Decorated and furnished to an impeccable standard, 4 Imperial Court is a real home-from-home ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £733 - £780

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


This is an exceptional bolthole in a farmstead setting, shared with the friendly Owners, high up above the River Exe as it winds through the beautiful hills and woodland between Ti...

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

Price per week £735 - £750

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


A tranquil rural location close to sandy beaches and coastal towns, Little Chygowlin is the perfect place for days out on the water, nights out in town or toes up in front of a toa...

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

Price per week £735 - £750

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Warm and toasty, Ellas Pottery awaits you for your romantic break away enjoying the peace and plenty of this far western setting. The detached cottage is on one level with under-fl...

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

Price per week £738 - £785

1 bedroom, cottage with hot tub near the beach, Helford, West Cornwall.


The mouth of the Helford River can be seen as you approach the hamlet of Tregarne, reminding you how close you are to the coast. Those in search of peace and plenty need look no fu...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £740 - £755

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