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 672 self catering cottages for the summer holidays.

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a two minute walk from the tiny harbour, children's play park and popular pub in the quiet waterside village of Golant, this delightful chalet bungalow is unexpectedly spaciou...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £948 - £1170

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Step back in time and enjoy this gorgeous terraced cottage, which has been lovingly restored and is set in the heart of Newlyn, a bustling fishing town. Pendower House sits along a...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £953 - £1176

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

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Semi-detached Hatts Barn is a contemporary, reversed level barn conversion on a wide south-facing terrace. The large en suite master bedroom and a twin bedded family room (the beds...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £968 - £1195

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3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely cottage is just a minute’s walk from the waterside shops and restaurants on Fowey’s picturesque harbourside. Beautifully decorated in understated colours with touches o...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £968 - £1195

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Wareham, Dorset.


Wareham is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, a fabulous base from which to explore the Isle of Purbeck. Just within the ancient Saxon walls of this historic market town, Northgate...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £975 - £995

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Tucked away in this quietest of rural locations, Ridge Lodge is a hidden gem, with fabulous far reaching views over the Dorset landscape. This delightful cottage has been stylishly...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £976 - £1038

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Harvesters Keep is a gorgeous barn conversion set in a wonderfully tranquil location with fabulous far reaching views over rolling countryside. Just ten minutes' drive from the pre...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £980 - £1210

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


Found in the village of Marldon, only a short distance from Totnes and the glorious Devon coast, this very comfortable cottage is furnished with real flair and style. Wisteria Cott...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £988 - £1220

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3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


The pretty village of Mullion is the largest on the Lizard, with shops, pubs and restaurants clustering around the 15th Century church of St Mellanus which lies at its heart. Locat...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £988 - £1220

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Superb views over the water to Flushing and the Roseland peninsula are guaranteed from this beautifully decorated contemporary first floor apartment, part of the renowned Admiral's...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £994 - £1380

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