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 885 self catering cottages for the summer holidays.

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


This cosy, compact yet delightful bolthole for two is set in a wonderfully tranquil hamlet in north Dorset with village shops and a choice of two pubs within two miles. Built in lo...

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

Price per week £573 - £585

  • 20% off

    16 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018

    £327.60 £262.40

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


The Queen's Quarters has all the facilities of a good hotel with the freedom of your own private apartment. With sea glimpses from the large comfortable sitting/dining-room, this i...

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

Price per week £573 - £585

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

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Knighton Farm is in a magical setting, tucked into a sheltered valley yet surrounded by the dramatic scenery and wide open space of Exmoor. This traditional farmstead has fishing r...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £573 - £585

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Sitting in the heart of Exmoor National Park, Week Cottage dates back to the 1690s and is all picture-book old world charm inside. A spacious boot-room, perfect for muddy boots (an...

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

Price per week £573 - £585

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Tucked down a quiet country lane and just five minutes’ drive from the sea, this charming detached cottage is surrounded by 50 acres of National Trust land and is adjacent to the c...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £573 - £610

Luxury dog friendly glamping wagon near Bideford, North Devon.


Simply wow! Set in the most idyllic location, stunningly spacious Larkworthy Retreat provides the perfect glamping venue and, with your four-legged friends welcome too, it is the i...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £575 - £760 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 8 Dec 2018.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

Price per week £578 - £590

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

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

Price per week £578 - £590

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

Price per week £578 - £590

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